When I post to this blog, I usually do so with the faith that someone else out there is thinking/feeling/doing the same thing, or that at least you might find … Continue reading Stop me Before I Blanch Again
It’s not really a dilemma. I just like alliteration. It’s more just mixed feelings about this PlanToys Green Dollhouse on Franklin Goose. I love the idea of a dollhouse. When … Continue reading Dollhouse Dilemma
Earlier this week, we had a blizzard. It was windy and snowy for about an hour and then it was pretty much done. I was in a few blizzards in … Continue reading Week 17 Review: Utah Snow versus Ohio Snow
One of the things I didn’t realize I would get when I signed up for NaNoWriMo was a pep talk from Lemony Snicket. Lemony Snicket, possibly the most ill-fated writer … Continue reading A Warning Unheeded
(NaNoWriMo Day 26 Word Count: 48,072.) We loved this soup. Well, the rest of the family liked it and ate it, but I loved it. I ate it for lunch for three … Continue reading Split Pea Soup with Fresh Peas and Potatoes
Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book reminds me of both Brothers by Yu Hua and The Unbearable Lightness of Being … Continue reading Book Review: Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart
NaNoWriMo Day 25 Word Count: 45,564 Only 4,436 more words to go until I reach my goal! At this point, I’m just focusing on reaching 50,000 words, not on “finishing” … Continue reading Thanksgiving NaNoWriMo Update
NaNoWriMo Day 24 Word Count: 43,589 I’ve got a homemade Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Crustless Pumpkin Pie and homemade Pumpkin Pepper Hummus hanging out in the fridge with the store-bought veggie tray … Continue reading Wait, Do I Like Cooking?
NaNoWriMo Day 23 Word Count: 41,866 Weather Report: Snowy. But it’s not like the blizzards I’ve been in before. It’s still snowing, but the wind’s died down to basically nothing. … Continue reading Weather Report and Word Count
NaNoWriMo Day 22 word count: 40,141 This morning, during our daily “Good Morning” phone call (my husband goes to work before the kids and I wake up), my husband expressed concern … Continue reading We’ve Nothing to Fear but an Overactive Amygdala
NaNoWriMo Day 21 Word Count: 37,869 I know that many of you eat raw cookie dough even if there are eggs in it. But I’m certain I’m not the only … Continue reading GF/CF Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies (and Week 16 Review)
35,135 I should have written 18 more words. Then it would have been a palindrome.