When I started this blog, I thought I'd push for three posts a week and see how long I could manage to continue it. I set a schedule to help keep me accountable. I sit down every Sunday and schedule three posts for the week. They're posted Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 5pm, which is kind … Continue reading 600 Posts~!
Happy Easter to those of you who celebrate it. I may be 36, but you know what I can't resist doing every Easter? Colored eggs! I don't buy kits; I use food coloring for the dye. You can see in the photo below I couldn't find my egg... wire... thingie. So I used one of … Continue reading Happy Easter! You Know I Did Eggs
Paid of the credit card. Paid of a student loan. Then I feel that part of a tooth is missing. I find out a I need a crown - and I've only had the insurance 7 months. They won't cover crowns until a full year. $1300 out of pocket. They let me split it 50/50 … Continue reading There’s Always Another Bill
Tundra, you are VERY LUCKY that you're cute and we like you. We called the repair shop, but they're still looking for a seat. UGH.
I follow quite a few stock models on Deviant Art and one of the best is SenshiStock who you can find here. Recently I figured out that she has her own page where she sells stock packs. And a new item on that page is her shiny new stock cards found on this page. Here's … Continue reading Sketching Resources
We have been working on paying off my student loans. I had three - two that are consolidated into a federal loan and one through a private company. The federal loan ones are $24,000 and $9,000. You can't separate payments out for them, and they're in forbearance due to the Covid situation, so we focused … Continue reading Smallest Student Loan Paid Off!
We got our tax return back, and I immediately followed the plan I had laid out for paying down debt. If I let the money sit for very long, it's so easy to talk myself into small purchases that fritter the money away. So... first we paid off the head gasket! That's one monthly payment … Continue reading Clearing Debt Update!
I'm looking at releasing my novel, 'Still Water', in July of this year, and while that's super exciting and all there's a lot going on on the back end side of things right now. I am in final stages of revision before it goes to proof readers, but these are more technical things on my … Continue reading Book Release Back End – A Brief (And Expensive!) Checklist
Okay, I'm just going to say that I'm in love with this channel. I desperately wish I were healthy enough and had land to try to build these structures!!! What channel? TA Outdoors found here, and they build a variety of old fashioned structures. Think medieval hut or Viking long house as items that are … Continue reading ITJFU: TA Outdoors YouTube Channel
Made a few new masks for my brother - these ones are 7"x9" fabric and 9.25" strap on either side. So, that's my news for the day!