"Whenever I Get Sad I Stop Being Sad and Start Being Awesome Instead" Sign

I am so excited about this project! It's something I've been wanting to make for a very long time. "Whenever I get said, I stop being sad and start being awesome instead," is based on a line from How I Met Your Mother. It's been altered because I think it sounds better this way. :P ...more

NaBloPoMo Prompt 9: I commented. Now what?

Today's NaBloPoMo Prompt is, "After you leave a comment, do you go back to check and see if people responded to your comment? Why or why not?"So this week is really boring....Short answer: no.Reasons:...more

NaBloMoPo Prompt 8: Leave Comments

Today’s NaBloPoMo Prompt is, “Write on Someone Else’s Blog Day: instead of writing a post on your own blog, go leave five comments. It still counts as writing!”Woo! Easy day. ...more

NaBloPoMo Prompt 7: Do You Think You Get Enough Comments?

Today’s NaBloPoMo Prompt is, “Do you think you get enough comments? What constitutes as enough?”Well, isn’t this just a loaded question.So I do run three different blogs, so we’ll dissect three different comment sections.So I do run three different blogs, so we’ll dissect three different comment sections....more

5 (More) Knitting Tips for Beginners

Looks like it’s time for another of these posts. I’ve been knitting since October and I’m having a lot of success with it. I’ve learned a lot since my last 5 Knitting Tips for Beginners post, but I still have a lot to learn (like switching colors–still not there yet. It’s on the list of things to do as soon as I finish this afghan I’m working on)....more

NaBloPoMo Prompt 6: To Comment or Not to Comment?

Today’s NaBloPoMo Prompt is, “Are you good at holding your tongue or do you need to say what’s on  your mind?”So this is going to be a short post. ...more

Nuts and Berries Cocktail

I don’t remember how, but Zach discovered this nuts and berries cocktail while we were in college and it’s one of his favorite things. (In fact, most of his favorite cocktails involve milk or cream, somehow.) It’s easy to make and it doesn’t require much alcohol, so you’ll get more for the money you spend.It’s also quite tasty....more

Freezer Meal Friday: Cranberry BBQ Chicken

A few months ago, I attempted to open a can of black beans only to realize I had grabbed a can of cranberry sauce by mistake. So I dumped the sauce into a freezer bag and tried to figure out what I could do with it.And then I thought, “barbecue.”So I made a cranberry barbecue sauce and marinated some drumsticks in it. The sauce was delicious. I didn’t think Zach would like it (he generally doesn’t like cranberry), but he loved it. Another win for me!...more

Home is Wherever I’m With You Printable

I’ve been attempting to decorate our new apartment for over a month now with…very little success. There are projects that are giving me issues or are just too expensive right now.My favorite one so far, though, was completely free!...more

Twitter: Why Doesn't Everyone Follow Me Back?

I need to rant for just a moment.Lately I’ve been noticing a trend on Twitter. I mentioned a few months ago that I found it useless for traffic. The big reason? Because the attitude seems to be, “I’ll follow you as long as you follow me.” So most bloggers have hundreds of people they’re following....more