Cardboard Toys

Kids get bored after they’ve played with toys for a while. Toys can be expensive. I have a ton of cardboard boxes from moving. And duct tape. And paint. Instead of watching that one show, I’ll work on this instead (or do both at once.) It bring my kid such joy for SUCH a long…

Easiest Bread Recipe in the World

YES YOU CAN MAKE BREAD! I recently watched a Netflix series called Cooked. One of the episodes was devoted to making bread. It was so inspiring I decided to find a bread recipe and give bread making a try. I scored a great find on Pinterest from ItsAlwaysAutumn by searching for the easiest bread recipe….

Flying with a Toddler for 19 Hours in the Air

This is a pretty long and detailed account of flying with a toddler for 19 HOURS. Many travel posts I have read tend to have a before and after, seem to look like a breeze, but tend to skip the dirty details. (Or maybe I’m just reading the wrong posts.) If it’s too much to…

A Week of Batik (learning textile painting the cool way)

My stories and adventures can’t be written if I don’t sit down and do it! I have a long list I’ve been putting off and this quote inspired me to just start. Done is better than perfect. So I’m currently living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and my bestie & partner in crime Lo and I…

Weekly Recipe Idea

Are you constantly looking up recipies on WTF to make for dinner because you are tired and have no idea what you did last week? Okay this is going to take a little bit of legwork but I promise you it will be worth it. Take a handful of minutes each night (skip Facebook for…

Reminder

“Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.” Deepak Chopra

Pumpkin Apple Muffins

BABY LED WEANING (and husband) APPROVED   I tend to skim over what people write in the beginning of recipes, they get soooo loooong….so here is a haiku instead. I always look for this recipe from my Mom Most scrumdiddlyumptious 2 ¼ cups all purpose flour 2 tsp. cinnamon (you can never add too much…

The Best and Healthiest 3 Ingredient Pancake Recipe Ever

I dare you to make these. Please. Everyone is on a health kick these days but the taste component seems to fall flat. I rediscovered these visiting my Mom. She used to make these for me when I was a kid. I didn’t have time for a gourmet photo, my 9 month old was too…

Flying with a Baby – Tips & Such

Baby Flying Tips So my kiddo is currently 9 months and she previously just hit her 18th flight, booking over 30,000 miles. Now unfortunately not all kids are built the same but here is my experience with a baby. I was pretty terrified on our first flight but wanted to let you know it’s not…

American Expat Moving to St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

I have recently found helpful blogs from other expats and decided to create a St. John’s, Newfoundland overview for future Americans to help give them a better overview of what you are coming into and what to expect. I am writing from my past experience and point of view and do not mean to offend…

The Creative Process

Saw this in a painting class I was taking. Happens to me almost every time. THIS IS AWESOME THIS IS TRICKY THIS IS SHIT I AM SHIT THIS MIGHT BE OK THIS IS AWESOME