More progress on the two biggest Things

In the last two weeks, I have made some more progress on the two biggest Things: the Cookbook Thing and the Read or Rid Thing. It had been a while since I’d done any cooking from the Smitten Kitchen book so I was glad to get back to it. First, I made Broccoli Slaw for…

Checking in again

Well, here I go again with the very irregular posting. See why blog consistently for 6 months is one of my Things? It will take some real effort. Granted, I do have a few good reasons for not being on top of my Things lately. I picked up some side work and it’s been gratifying…

Awesome Chocolate Cookies

I’ve been busy with Things and life and work and chasing my awesome baby all over the house. In the midst of that, I made another Smitten Kitchen recipe: Brownie Roll Out Cookies. They were fun to make. Unfortunately, I didn’t take a lot of pictures. A picture from the cookbook, the dry ingredients, and…

A Post in Three Parts

Part 1: Clarification I feel like my last post was incomplete. I keep thinking about going back and editing it, but I decided to just clarify it here and move on. I mentioned finding what triggered my most recent depression. I want to make it clear that, this time…for me…there was a definite external trigger…

Getting back to Things

I haven’t posted in nearly a month. It’s been a hard month. My daughter was born in March of this year, and since then, I’ve been battling some pretty gnarly postpartum depression. Things started looking up in June and July, around the time I started this project, not-so-coincidentally. But things took a turn in August…