• What is The Lily Cafe All About?

    Hello! My name is Tired. Whoops! I mean, my name is Mom. Sorry. I meant, my name is Kat. And I suppose you could say I’m a tired mom. It’s been a while, not since the Spring of 2018, since I’ve introduced myself. I thought right now, after my mid-year long break, would be a good time to do so and give a little tour around the Cafe since there are always new followers, and plenty of changes that happen now and then. Without further ado, let me introduce you to the completely normal life an ordinary mom who tries hard to be more than a mom. The Reader Growing…

  • 31 Things About Me

    I’ve never actually introduced myself, so here goes. My name is Katherine, but I prefer Kat. Please don’t call me Kate, Kathy, or Katie. I am also not a Kitty. My favorite color is green. The first story I wrote was a Valentine’s Day story with a classmate. My first solo story was about Halloween. I have 2 best friends, one since we were 2 and the other since 4th grade. One is a writer, the other an artist. I am 100% Chinese, but don’t speak any dialect. I took German throughout high school. Even though I love flowers, I am a master at killing plants. On accident. I play…

  • 31

    This year I will be 31. Not today, not even this month, but sometime this Spring. I also know I have never properly introduced myself. Even though I started The Lily Cafe in 2013 and have had the good fortune to interact with so many wonderful people. For a long time it was because I am insanely private. I still am, but I decided if I really wanted to blog and make this a long-term hobby and interact with more people, I might want to share a little of who I am. Since I will be 31 this year, this week will be all about 31. I will share 31…