One Fluffy Imagination
by Betsy Howie
I love marshmallows. I always have.
When I was a kid, my family never got to have S’mores because, by the time the campfire was ready, I had already found the bag of marshmallows my mother had tried to hide away. Before I knew it, I’d eaten the whole bag myself.
It wasn’t until I grew up that someone showed me a recipe for marshmallows that I could make myself.
I couldn’t believe it! I’d had no idea you could make marshmallows at home!
The first time I tried it, it was magic—and even pretty simple.
For any marshmallow I want to make:
1) I go out and gather all the ingredients.
2) I heat ingredients together just shy of a boil and stir until my arms get tired.
3) Next, I pour the thick boiled liquid into my mixer.
4) Then I wait and watch as the mixture magically turns to fluffy marshmallows!
After I learned, I couldn’t stop. I still love thinking of new flavors and colors and designs. It’s like I see the world through marshmallow glasses. And once I imagine something in marshmallow, I have to try to make it!
Even when I read What Does It Mean to Be an Entrepreneur? I couldn’t help but see marshmallow wagons and poodles and schnauzers and Labradors. I just always see marshmallows!
There are so many different ways to be an entrepreneur. The key is to be yourself and follow your passions!
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