I’ve Created a Monster: A Crafting Project

If you don't know by now that I'm a Harry Potter fan, then you do now. I also like to craft and am a fan of starting projects before finishing others. Last year I painted ornaments for two of my Christmas gifts. One set was Harry Potter themed and the other was Yoga poses. A … Continue reading I’ve Created a Monster: A Crafting Project

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Of all the books, in all the libraries, on all the shelves, I had to read these.

One of my goals this year was to read more. Actually, it was to read 25 books. It's literally the only fucking goal that I've managed to accomplish and that's by the skin of my teeth. I started off strong but then didn't read anything for months until Fall. Then I decided I wanted to meet this goal and … Continue reading Of all the books, in all the libraries, on all the shelves, I had to read these.

The Wonderful World of Waffling (a review)

A few years ago we were shopping for a waffle iron for my mother-in-law. Along the way we ended up buying a waffle iron ourselves and I impulsively bought a cookbook to go along with it. The book in question? Will it Waffle? by Daniel Shumski. I was drawn in by the image on the cover and … Continue reading The Wonderful World of Waffling (a review)

Review: The Chinese Takeout Cookbook

Recently we were drawn to one of our favorite cookbooks. We made recipes from it for nearly a month. The book? The Chinese Takeout Cookbook by Diana Kuan. I found it years ago while browsing her blog, ended up buying it, and haven't regretted it since. That was June 2013 and since then we've had so many delicious … Continue reading Review: The Chinese Takeout Cookbook

Clean-Up on Aisle 8: How Online Grocery Shopping Unburdened my Life

Online shopping has been around for a while. I'm a big fan of it myself and will routinely whip out my phone and check prices online while in a physical store to make sure I'm getting a good deal. Now grocery shopping online ... I feel like that's newer. Amazon has their Pantry but you need … Continue reading Clean-Up on Aisle 8: How Online Grocery Shopping Unburdened my Life

Trimming the Fat: Meal Prep and Saving Money on Groceries

When I first lived on my own I would go grocery with hardly a list. It would include items that I ran out of like ketchup or eggs. I would wonder from aisle to aisle putting whatever in my cart. My grocery bill would never be the same and the food I selected was mostly … Continue reading Trimming the Fat: Meal Prep and Saving Money on Groceries