Out of The Hat

Making the Ordinary, Extraordinary

Game of Chance

Summer time means a lot of road trips for my family, and that means a lot of time eating out. While we wait for our food to come we like … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tilting Dragons

Sometimes I just get so frustrated in my day to day life. I know you must feel the same as well. I just want to be perfect- make money, look … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Quinoa Bites

I have intimate knowledge of what hangry feels like. When I get hungry, nondiscriminatory growling at friend and foe and total strangers is perfectly normal. It’s not something anyone likes- … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · 7 Comments

Monthly Surprises: Julep Subscription Box Review

I recently subscribed to Julep Brand’s monthly box program. Julep is, of course, the brand that is most well known for their nail polishes and manicure tools that “make a … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

This Frozen World

The Potomac is frozen over at Mount Vernon’s lookout. It’s now snowing and covering up the grass which h ad been trampled free of last week’s snow, and is now … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Children of Flames

Children of Flames As some of my long term blog followers may know, I have narrowly avoided being a housefire victim, pretty much through every fault of my own. It … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tis but a Trifling Matter

Trifles It `tis but a trifling matter, though trifles are not to be trifled with! Working in the kitchen fills the soul and the stomach, so its a pretty good … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Just to let you know, I made a little update. The post Sweetly Bitter Super Heroes has been updated, and now contains proper pictures. Incidentally, if you want to read … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Here we Never Let it Cool

A beautiful fancy free day. The sun is shining, kids are smiling, and I am off to play. Why? It`s a snow day! A beautiful day where snowballs are thrown … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · 3 Comments

How to Study

People always treat this subject as if it is something one just inherently knows, rather like blowing your nose or walking. “Yeah, it has a learning curve, but it`s no … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · 6 Comments

Passwords You CAN Remember

Everyone has problems with passwords. There`s a password for everything you do, and you have to change them so often! It can cause a ton of headaches. Luckily, there`s a … Continue reading

February 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Language Is an Art

My College Courses Right now, I`m really a full time student. Oh, sure, I`m taking only twelve credits of actual classes. But my studying isn`t just taking place on campus! … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · 4 Comments

Raw Vitality

That Moment When You Just Know Yesterday I was talking with the lovely blogger in charge of NomadYouth, and I felt inspired to try some raw food after reading about … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · 6 Comments

Native Gardening

Some Inspiration I was reading an article about native gardening in the February/March edition of the National Wildlife Foundations magazine. I saw a few good ideas for incorporating such a … Continue reading

February 7, 2013 · 9 Comments

(MORE) Links Fixed

I`m sorry everyone, but I just keep having terrible problems remembering to insert links! I`ll write up a post, and include links, but never get to actually linking them up. … Continue reading

January 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

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