Pinning Board

Eat Dessert First is for my love of food and sharing my favorites with you.

Hi, I’m Lillie. Previously a magazine editor, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer in 2017. I spend most of my time with my kids and husband over at The Brown Bear Family.

Pinning Board v.13

#1: We find what we look for What you do determines what kind of attention you pay to the world. What kind of attention you pay to the world determines what you find in it. #2: The Seatbelt Rule for Judgment “My willingness to judge something should be proportional to how much I know about it.” -Danny … Continue reading Pinning Board v.13



#1: I Have Notes by Nicole Chung The Atlantic has recently begun a series of newsletters (I know, at this point there are more newsletters roaming the internet than readers!), but I have enjoyed this one so far. It is short and sweet, as most things in life should be. I just love this phrase … Continue reading PINNING BOARD V.12


#1: The Art of Not Taking Things Personally ‘Emotional generosity’ is the ability to see past behaviours that we don’t understand and proactively look for compassionate ways to explain them. #2: 90 seconds to emotional resilience According to Harvard brain scientist Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, ninety seconds is all it takes to identify an emotion … Continue reading PINNING BOARD V.11


#1: All That We Share I mean this when I say that it has been a while since I teared up with a video. When you really think about it, we are all part of each other’s story. “It’s easy to mind your own business. It takes a little more effort to mind the community. … Continue reading PINNING BOARD V.10


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