Let’s face it, sometimes we don’t have enough time to spend four hours baking the perfect cake. Maybe you need some fun brownies for a party. Or maybe you are procrastinating studying for a test but don’t have ‘real’ ingredients in your college dorm. With these five easy tips, you can take an easy mix from the grocery store and invent a whole new tasty creation.

My doctor informed me that my weight was very normal for a girl my age and height, but I didn’t want to be “normal” anymore, I needed to be extraordinary – just like those other bridesmaids.