Sip & Slice

Enjoy a daily taste of CAKE&WHISKEY with our new SIP & SLICE blog.
Each day brings a new flavor of perspective, story, and knowledge. Our bloggers are relatable, personal, and inquisitive, seeking to bring a bit of reflection, delight, and inspiration to your day.


Praise Worthy

I love social media and the internet. I couldn’t live without Facebook, Instagram, and my favorite blogs and websites. The internet is humanity laid…

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I am enough

I Am Enough

Demi Lovato’s mic was unintentionally turned on backstage before the 2015 VMA’s. The next week, links and articles blew up social media newsfeeds and…

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Urge To Art

I’m a recovering Resist-and-Persist Writer. It’s an affliction that strikes many creatives – this need to simultaneously satisfy and squelch our Urge to Art….

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Summer of Sooth

When I approached the 3-month mark with my twins, a period of time that characterized a reasonable maternity leave, it symbolized that I should…

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A couple weeks ago, I stepped away from my laptop, put my phone on airplane mode and walked into the National Portrait Gallery by…

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Playing It Big

“Our playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you.” -Marianne…

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There’s one day a year when we lose all our inhibitions – we drink, we gamble, and we wear ridiculously big hats. You’ve guessed…

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It’s funny how you can walk past a thing hundreds of times but not really see it. Last week I admired—for the umpteenth time—the…

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“Is anybody hurt?” I had a yoga teacher in college who started every 8:00 a.m. class with this question. Students were hesitant to respond,…

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Cheryl ArkisonEdit


There are great benefits to taking time off. Truly off. Most professionals, especially entrepreneurs, find it extremely difficult to put the phone down, walk…

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Megan Edit

Focus on the Light

“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” – Sylvia Plath Recently, I have been struggling with self-doubt, which plays a tug-of-war game with the…

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Monkey Minds

Monkey mind. That relentless chatter that fills your head when you’re snug in bed and all you want to do is sleep. Yet, all…

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Early Riser

Mornings have always been fraught for me. I have distinct memories of my dad being my “alarm clock,” clambering into my sister’s and my…

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Time is energy. Often when I tell others that I don’t have time for something, what I really mean is that I don’t have…

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Elizabeth Kizito, CAKE&WHISKEY Issue 4

Renaissance Women

For those who thrive on flux, flow, and fluidity. Welcome to the new Renaissance. Renaissance means literally “rebirth,” or reexamination. We typically associate it…

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