Dia Kline

Finding The Path You’re On

How do you know when you’re on the right path?

If I feel like a salmon swimming upstream then that’s a pretty good indication I’m not going in the right direction. But how do you know when your effort is simply you working hard versus you working hard on a trajectory that isn’t going anywhere? This is my story about how I found my path, or more accurately how two strangers pointed me in the right direction.  Continue reading “Finding The Path You’re On”

Finding me

Finding Me: The Story of a Brand

When you are your brand, you have to figure out who you are.

You not only have to pick a message and mission but you have to pick a font and a logo. It’s not enough to simply be… you have to show people who you are.

I’m a rule breaker and I prize my individuality. Not the hardest brief for a designer but still, I’m a fun riddle. I needed a designer to help synthesize “me” into a brand. How do I want you to see me? Continue reading “Finding Me: The Story of a Brand”

Paleo Tigernut Chocolate Mini Cake

Paleo Tigernut Chocolate Mini Cake

Have you ever made anything with the “Easy Bake Oven”? I loved making their chocolate cake. The reason I think I liked it so much was because it was mini sized; which meant I didn’t have to share. FYI… My problem isn’t with sharing. It’s with other people putting their forks in my food.

(Yes, I have food issues… I can see my mom, my daughter and my boyfriend all rolling their eyes in unison.)

These days, I still adore chocolate cake but I’ve transitioned from baking with a light bulb to using a real oven. And, obviously, I’ve upgraded my ingredients. Continue reading “Paleo Tigernut Chocolate Mini Cake”