Editor’s Note: Posting late again! This was meant to post Tuesday, Nov. 13. It’s bitter cold here in Austin, Texas, which is highly unusual for November. It’s 35 degrees and cloudy outside, while we’re used to balmy days and nights much of the year. I’ve finished reading “The Nest” and have begun making my way… Continue reading Winter is Coming
Editor’s note: This posted two days later than I had planned. Surrounded by travel books, my friend Bobbie Jill and I spent yesterday pouring through books on Hawaii at Book People planning the perfect trip to Hawaii this summer. I bought one book on the Big Island, where we’ll see lava, a green beach, waterfalls… Continue reading Planning an Island Getaway
I’m on a comedy kick on Netflix right now. Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj is fairly timely, although it is pre-midterms (so three days ago!). Minhaj covers Amazon as a monopoly, your state legislators and more. I just got started but plan to continue watching. Last night, I brought out the magic eraser, which doesn’t… Continue reading Patriot Act, Magic Erasers, Kale and Hourglass
Today is the last day to vote in Texas for the mid-term elections, so make sure your voice is heard. For Election Day, you’ll have to vote at a specific polling location, so make sure you know where to go before you go: https://www.votetexas.gov/voting/where.html. There may be long lines, but our rights are worth it! Enough… Continue reading Election Day
This month, I hope to remain thankful for all the love and friends and family I have in my life right now.
I can remember telling my parents my favorite color was black at the dinner table around middle school. I remember nervous glances between my parents. Obviously I was a devil worshipper or into the drugs. Except I wasn’t. I just didn’t want to have the typical answer: pink. Fast forward many, many years and… Continue reading My ever evolving style
As you can see, I am making some big changes to my site (and life). I’d like to say I know when this will be done, but a blog, much like real life, is a continuing project that evolves over time. From now on, this will be less of a portfolio page and more about,… Continue reading Work in progress
Because I can’t seem to stop volunteering for things, I recently heard about a cool project, wherein people would read 12 business books per year and write reviews about them. Some people were chosen to be a part of a group that got the books for free and met periodically to talk about those books.… Continue reading A Review: The 8 Pillars of Motivation
Happy Halloween! I was pleasantly surprised to be the winner of the 4th Annual Scary Booton Contest from Busy Beaver Button Co. There were more than 40 entries, so I was shocked that mine was chosen. I will receive $200, a $50 gift certificate (which will be used to buy buttons for Jump Little Cake, Jump!)… Continue reading Happy belated Halloween!
I just had to share this video my mom and I made as an audition tape for Cupcake Wars, Season 8. My mom got a call from a Cupcake Wars casting associate about 2 weeks ago asking her to submit a video with her assistant for the show. Since we get along so well (most… Continue reading Audition for Cupcake Wars