Original Recipe from Spend With Pennies. This is the second of three chili recipes that I'm going to review here on my blog. I went over the first one last week and it was a smashing success. I'm here to say that this week's recipe wasn't quite as good. First and foremost: disclaimer/changes I made: I … Continue reading Recipe Review: Easy Crockpot Chili
Welcome back to Top 5 Tuesday, where my goal is to make as many people upset as possible. This week's topic is most likely going to do that, since I'll be talking about over-hyped books that really didn't live up to their (and my) lofty expectations. As always, this weekly meme is brought to you … Continue reading Five Books That Didn’t Live Up to the Hype
Original Recipe from Cooking Classy. All right, y'all. My office sent out an email last week with an announcement that we would be holding a chili cook-off in the break room on Halloween, with the winner of the cook-off being awarded a cash prize. (There was also a tidbit in there about getting to wear … Continue reading Recipe Review: Slow Cooker Chili
All right, so I skipped last week's T5T topic because I couldn't think of any tropes I liked. Maybe that makes me a weird reader, or maybe I'm just boring because I literally couldn't think of tropes to write about at all. I may eventually go back and do one, but not today. So this week … Continue reading Top 5 Tropes I’ve Had Enough Of!
I'm done. I finished my critical afterword for my thesis at 8:57 this morning, printed it, and put it into my nice file folder. It's all ready to turn in this afternoon. (I'm working through lunch and then leaving work early in order to get it to Montevallo before the English office closes at 5:00.) … Continue reading That’s It!
I am so close. So very, very close. Today I sent off the first part of my thesis to my committee members. This is a 93 page fiction piece, the beginning of what I hope to be my first novel. I sent it in via email today, because I need to give them enough time … Continue reading Part I, Done!