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Business, Cooking, Family, Travel

Life affirming moments and paying it forward

March 24, 2015

Life came full circle for me at the weekend…Tom O’Toole, a baker, came to speak at my event.

Tom is the owner of Beechworth Bakery. He has six stores around regional Victoria with a significant turnover. Tom has built something which allows him to travel the world many times a year.

Tom’s journey has been one of growth and expansion personally and professionally. 30 years ago, I’m sure he couldn’t have dreamed his life would be what it is today.

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Cooking, Family, Lifestyle

How my Polish roots inspired my outlook on food

March 10, 2015

I’m the first to admit that I used to hate cooking (shocking. I know). I came late to the game of cooking – 37 years in, in fact. As the oldest daughter of an amazing Polish mother who whipped up delicious meals seemingly from nothing, you’d think the gift of cooking would have been passed down to me and not my two younger sisters (the youngest of whom just happens to feed delicious organic meals to half of Melbourne for a living now).

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About Me

I’d like to think that this blog isn’t just about me tapping words out into the Internet. I hope it’s the start of a conversation between us, because if you’re here we are probably on a similar journey.

Maybe like me, you are passionate about expanding your business and career on your own terms by including your partners, kids, families and friends on the journey with you.

I’m Michelle Carden, married to Craig, Mum to Ethan, Step-Mum to Drew & Alex and Founder and CEO of digital appliance company – CUSP. Behind the scenes at CUSP we’re creating the kitchen of the future starting with our first smart appliance evie (can’t wait to share with you!)

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