Since I grew up hearing "If you can read, you can cook!" I just always grabbed a book and figured things out AND did them well [because the French set a high bar when it comes to making things look beautiful.] As my talents became apparent, my friends who nicknamed me "The Other Martha." And that's how it started.
I've taken the beautiful tradition of baking Christmas cookies with my mom, and shared it with my children, and together we've compiled the most sought-after platter at the cookie exchange!