I’m always falling into something. True confession: I am a klutz. Or at least that’s how I saw have seen myself for most of my life. I sometimes trip over my own feet because it feels like I’m in a rush to get somewhere, always. It’s like I’m on the ground and someone is raking leaves over my head. I feel like I can’t get ahead of my to-do list. I feel like everyone […]


Let me think. What are MY favorite desserts? Our family tradition for birthdays tops the list: Angel Food cake with strawberries and homemade whipped cream. There are variations on the awesome chocolate chip cookie. That would come second. In third place: any number of “special recipes” that friends make like tiramasu, amazing flan, coconut cream pie. All stuff I’ve never baked in my kitchen. Not yet anyway. When I began working on the first […]

Just Desserts

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Once upon a time there was a little made-up place called Far Hills. Madison Francesca Finn lived there with her Mom and Dad (who were split up) and her friends and a very snorty pug named Phineas T. Finn, aka Phinnie. It seemed like she was in seventh grade forever (yeah, she was). Now she’s making the move to eighth grade and welcoming a whole bunch of new drama with it. Because what’s tween […]

Madison Finn RETURNS