Recently I decided that I needed to get myself into gear and start doing things to actually help myself. One of these days I would like to get myself a pottery wheel and do what I sincerely love, but for now, I need to make the money to do that. So I'm getting ready to … Continue reading Getting ready to make a change
I'm not sure about you, but I'm fairly new to the whole, "making things in the hopes of selling them" thing. Because I am a novice, I'm learning things as I go, and learning that these things take a lot of effort and time. At least when you're already trying to put them into your … Continue reading All the work you don’t see
It's been a bit of a journey, and things have yet to be completely organized or unpacked, but we have moved completely into our new rental. It was a little sad saying goodbye to the little cabin in the woods, but at the same time it's very nice being close to everything in town. I'm … Continue reading We’ve Relocated!
As I outlined last week, I started a Keto diet at the beginning of the week. This week has definitely been a success in my opinion. Currently I'm down just a little over six pounds and I didn't really have much of a problem with the Keto Flu. As I stated before, we are using … Continue reading Keto Week One Done!
Let me begin by saying that I have Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. I also have Hypothyroidism and am pre-diabetic. I know that going gluten free can be helpful when dealing with all of these situations, but I had not really done much digging into Keto until it was suggested to a mother in a … Continue reading Trying out a Keto Diet
I have a cast iron lamb pan that is forever old. My mom says her nana used to make a lamb shaped cake, which is her great aunt. Either way the cake pan is definitely a bit on the aged side. When I found it in our storage shed it was a rust covered mess. … Continue reading Osterlamm!!!
I ordered a few pieces of art a few days ago and both of them came in yesterday! They're perfect and I'm super excited to share them today! First up is this lovely one by Benjamin Brockman. If you're looking for something that is unique and just the right amount of creepy I highly suggest … Continue reading My new art came in!!
As I mentioned yesterday, I made croissants. After letting the dough rest overnight, I got up and checked how it was doing today. I threw it away. It was not meant to be croissants. Then I started over. I switched recipes as well, from the Julia Child recipe over to one from King Arthur Flour. … Continue reading Try, Fail, Try Again, Fail Better
I have no idea if I'm actually going to be able to pull this off, but I'm going to give it the old college try. Starting yesterday, I no longer have a job. Hopefully that's a temporary situation, but rather than immediately jump into trying to find another gig, I decided I was going to … Continue reading Spring Cleaning in a Week
There are a number of companies and individuals offering virtual design these days. With better rendering technology that is both easier to use and more budget friendly, it's an easy option for a lot of designers. Larger design companies usually have a designer that you'll likely never actually talk to creating your design for you … Continue reading Getting the most out of an e-design service