Don't know how to bake? Me neither. Fret no more! Next time your tasked with the job of bringing something to the party simply remember to swap out the water with coffee. Box cake + plus coffee? Hm, interesting. Check out this article by Heather Yamada-Hosley, lifehacker.com.
Being creative with your work is a never ending process. Simply changing one thing in your typical process can have a HUGE difference in your end result. Try it today!
Identify. Change. Witness.
***Disclaimer - This post does not apply to you mom, sorry. You still have to make homemade cakes. :)