My word for the year is "explore," and boy have I been out there exploring new things. So far this year I've gotten into cheese making, tried out for BookRiot, and the move closer to work, which is resulting in some fun new neighborhood explorations. Recently I quit talking about a goal of mine and… Continue reading First Fiction Attempt
My year of exploring is going really well so far, especially in the kitchen. A present I received from DH2U for the holidays has become my new favorite snack maker. Considering how likely I am to spill blood in the kitchen, I must admit I was quite scared of my new mandolin at first. That… Continue reading Chip Queen
I learned many of my cooking skills from my grandmas. Having grown up during the Great Depression, they taught me to make do with what we had – I didn’t need a biscuit cutter, that’s what jam jars (or juice glasses) are for, and pastry cutters - Why buy that when there are forks on hand? To… Continue reading Right Tool for the Job
With it being the beginning of a new year, so any of the blogs I read are selecting their words of the year. This always annoys me. Maybe in my HR career I was forced to suffer through too many mission statement brainstorming sessions. To me, they are one and the same - meaningless and a… Continue reading What’s in a Word?