Am I a Cool Geek Now?

think geek

As soon as I pondered the term “cool geek,” I knew I wasn’t one because those two words together combine to create an oxymoron.  Part of being a geek is being uncool, at least in the traditional sense. But we don’t care about the traditional sense, do we?

Mixed Media: Superhero Glasses

I just picked up some 10 x 10 canvasses at Michael’s this week, and couldn’t wait to break into them. I started by covering the canvas with some different papers, book pages, and music sheets. Then I added some stamps and the beginnings of the face.

Blueberry Muffins

One thing the people in my life absolutely love (and sometimes, beg for) are blueberry muffins. I wish I could take credit for this, but I can’t. The reason for it is that I have a really great recipe. That’s all. (That’s the secret to being a fabulous cook, for those of you kitchen novices. […]

Protecting Yourself From Negative People

As a Christian, one of the things I struggle with is when you try and work things out with someone when they refuse to meet you any part of the way (let alone half.) What’s worse, these people take the things you do and twist it, or outright lie about it, and then tell others […]

Mixed Media Supplies From the Library Sale

I’m way behind on just about everything this week, including new craft projects. But I did manage to go to the local library sale and pick up ten books for under a dollar! Yessiree! That’s the way to get ‘em. Especially when you’re going to craft with them.

Tales From a Staycation

I’ve spoken (probably too much) that in the last couple years I haven’t taken much time off. I think the reason I stress that is because so many people think you have loads of time when you’re a writer.

Play With Me! Play With Me Now

I think I’ve mentioned my writing partner, Genevieve, here a time or two. She’s absolutely hilarious and keeps me on track (or encourages me to actually step away from the keyboard) just when I need it.

Wooden Birdhouse Necklaces

Updated: May 30, 2013 I first published this post about a year and a half ago, and it has remained one of my most popular. I think that is because these little necklaces are so clever and cute.

National Young Readers Week

National Young Readers Week was November 7-11th, so I thought it might be fun to list the books we loved as kids. I’ll go first.