It’s time for another monthly update on my Reading Log! I used to post every month…but then things got a bit wonky when we moved… took a bit of a toll on my reading, what with all my books being in boxes. And my mind being boggled, and all. But then I had some surgery,… Continue reading Reading Log: August 2011
When I was thinking up questions for my blogiversary giveaway, I wanted to know how people found my blog. I wasn’t surprised that the majority was from word of mouth/friend with a few through Twitter/Facebook, but no one chose “goodgle search.” I didn’t really expect anyone to, but I was curious. Wordpress has a handy… Continue reading Search and Ye Shall Find the Amateur Librarian
If there’s one thing I’ve learned about blogging, it’s this: it’s always better, with a more genuine outcome, to write about what’s happened naturally rather than trying to force something to happen just so you can write about it. I find that this is especially true with food (need I remind you of my epic… Continue reading The Worst Quiche Ever
Thanks for your input on my Road to Tennessee quilt, everyone! First, the background: I’ve been looking for a quilt project for a while… in books, magazines, online, projects I saved for my idea notebook. I bought some charm packs and scrap fabric from eBay, and I had two charm packs (a set of 5… Continue reading Road to Tennessee Quilt
I’ve been organizing photos since high school. I started filling bulky photo albums, painstakingly developing rolls of film each month and then adding dates and descriptions for every photo. I now have six of these albums–the discontinuation roughly correlates with my marriage over two years ago, when things just got too busy to develop prints.… Continue reading To Scan or Not to Scan?
Remember the treasure box in the mail from my awesome Aunt Phyllis? I’ve been busy having fun with my treasures, so I thought I’d share with you. Last week I put together the cut-sew-and-go apron sewing project. It was so much fun! Even though the package said you could make it in under an hour,… Continue reading Sew Simple Apron
I like to read a few different books at a time, especially now that all I’ve got is time! Here’s what I’m reading right now: Breakfast book: The Annotated Sense and Sensibility, edited by David Shappard I started this a couple months ago, but I just couldn’t concentrate. I was a little worried I was… Continue reading Reading Right Now: August 2011