Let life unfold, say what you mean.
Mama always said a good family has one heartbeat.
Food is so important – it sustains us, it provides a social focal point, and it is fun.
Books that took place in faraway places and times. Stories with costumes
They only go after what they know they can get.
Motherhood changes everything.
Our faces will become works of art that our grandchildren will treasure.
When a girl is beautiful, she gets to pick – she never has to wait for someone to choose her.
I began as a dramatist in the theater, so I’m always thinking about how a story moves, what it looks like, how to engage the senses.
Taste and see what I was talking about, I would be able to tell them a story.
I’ve learned one important lesson in my life, and I’m going to share it with you.
I’m very organized – and the best thing – when you love your work.
You don’t mind putting in 15 hour days. It’s joyful.
The knowledge that someone understands you, is rooting for you, is sharing your life.
Writing comedy is the greatest spiritual gift you can give to anybody anytime.
I love actors and I love to create an environment where they feel safe to connect and thrive and try things.
The writer has to choose the right words to express his sentences, and then, once he has sealed the envelope, he has to place those thoughts in the hands of someone else,
Some artists never see their work in front of an audience.
Women move through the world never knowing their power.
With full knowledge that the person you married has agreed.
We girls, on the other hand, aim really high. We take a leap.
I cannot unravel the difference between love in my family and the preparation of food because they are so closely woven.
And I knew that the roots of imagery were the senses – and that if my readers could feel.
I love rhinestones, faux jewelry.
The most precious research to me came from the paperwork filed on behalf of my grandparents and great-grandfather.
Food was celebration, conversation, and nourishment.
One person is all it takes to give a kid confidence.