• DIY (Do It Yourself),  Facts of Life

    Random Life: Changing One of My Goals Already

    For some reason, I thought it would be a great idea to study a foreign language this year. To clarify, the goal of studying a language is not the problem. I took French for a year in high school. LOVED it. Then my parents moved to boonyville. They only had Spanish. So the one Spanish kid at school had to take Spanish. It’s so…a bunch of things. So I was forced to take Spanish with a teacher who was lovely, but who moved so slowly through the material that I thought I was going to lose my mind. She was literally supposed to move twice as fast because they’re on…

  • Creative Writing 101,  Fun,  Mechanics,  Writing Journey

    Conceited Moments ^_^

    Okay so, while I was hanging upside down juggling stories in my head, I decided to do other things. I entertained the crap out of myself with a book I want to talk about next week, and I did a LOT of singing. Like, nearly 4 hours one night. I was scared I bruised my vocals cords. (I did not, fyi, but they were worn out for a couple of days.) So my singing voice is inconsistent. Irregardless, I love recording myself and listening back to it so I can critique myself and improve or just listen to myself because sometimes it’s sounds pretty good. I don’t sing a whole…

  • NaNoWriMo,  Writing Journey

    You Need A Break, My Friend

    I love writing. It’s my favoritest thing to do in the world. But like anything, if one thing is all you ever do, it will drive you bat crazy. Thus enter the “other interests.” Because we all have other things we enjoy doing. While I would love to dive into one project after the other, these breaks don’t just give me time to dive into some of my other interests for a while, they also help me write when I get back to it. They clear my mind and some of these hobbies even earn me a gratuitous amount of compliments. It’s always good to hear that you’re awesome, am…

  • Crafts,  DIY (Do It Yourself),  Gifts,  Ideas

    Homemade Gift Ideas, Part Deux

    Welcome to the Craft Post! I have some exciting new projects to share with you! Part One can be found HERE All of these ingredients & supplies can be easily found at a craft store, at a health food store, or online. Snow Globe Supplies: – Jar with a lid or a Snow Globe Kit (I got my snow globe at Michael’s Craft Store for $8) – Focal Piece (measure so you can make sure it will fit in your jar/snow globe kit) – Distilled Water (tap water may contain contaminants that can discolor the focal piece) – Epoxy Glue – Diamond Dust, Glitter, and/or Faux Snowflakes *Directions: They recommend sanding the bottom…