#writingaboutmydrink Irish Breakfast Tea

Irish Breakfast tea – milk and sugar – rose teacup This world is deep and yet flows without boundary. A twinge of sugar and rich softness decorate the bold result of a previously rigid and beautiful specimen ground up and covered in a hot bath. The vessel that the liquid sits in gives an overallContinue reading “#writingaboutmydrink Irish Breakfast Tea”

The #writingaboutmydrink challenge!

Hello and welcome to my blog weary travelers! Today I issue you a writing challenge: write a short/micro story about a drink you are currently drinking. If you do not currently have a drink in front of you, waiting until you do to try this writing challenge is perfectly fine, of course. I wrote myContinue reading “The #writingaboutmydrink challenge!”

The Coffee Process – Roasting

Goodmorning everyone! While you’re enjoying your morning cup of joe you might be interested to read further about how coffee is produced, processed, roasted, and ends up on your pantry shelf. Welcome to the third post of the Coffee Process series where we will be talking about the roasting process! Haven’t read the first two?Continue reading “The Coffee Process – Roasting”

The Coffee Process – Harvesting and Processing

Wake up and smell the coffee – a phrase dating back to June 4, 1927 (Word Histories) – has a very literal meaning for many people every day around the world. As a coffee drinker myself, there’s nothing quite like a nice warm cup of coffee in my favorite mug. In the last installation ofContinue reading “The Coffee Process – Harvesting and Processing”

Coffee – Where Does It Come From?

Coffee – the magic bean, burnt bean soup, the reason many people get up for the day. It’s a wonderful drink that fills the senses with happiness and makes the morning routine bearable. When you think of coffee, a popular image that comes to mind is a hot steaming dark liquid in a cup thatContinue reading “Coffee – Where Does It Come From?”

Holiday Market in Jasper

  Last weekend on Friday (Nov 15) and Saturday (Nov 16) I participated in my first ever market/convention/vendor opportunity at the Holiday Market in Jasper!!   Let me tell you, for a first time I think I nailed it as a vendor. My booth consisted of two tables, one long fold out table and aContinue reading “Holiday Market in Jasper”

Should You Participate in NaNoWriMo?

Every wannabe novelist, including myself, at one point or another asks themselves if they want to participate in NaNoWriMo. There should be a simple answer of ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to that question and yet many writers find the gears in their head spinning between the two. Why is it such a daunting month? For thoseContinue reading “Should You Participate in NaNoWriMo?”

Gouache Paint: Why You Should Try It For Your Next Project

Hello and Happy Sunday everyone, I just finished a painting for a friend of mine this weekend and I am inspired today to talk (write) about gouache paint, why it is amazing and why you should try it for your next project (as per the title). Etymology: For my word lovers out there, gouache originated fromContinue reading “Gouache Paint: Why You Should Try It For Your Next Project”

Project Updates – Little White Life and New Book!

Hello everyone! I wanted to bring to you another round of updates.   Little White Life I have finished with Little White Life and am going through edits now, it should be finished in the next week or so depending on how fast I can get feedback from beta readers. I am undecided if IContinue reading “Project Updates – Little White Life and New Book!”

Little White Life – First Draft

Hello everyone, Here is another update on my current WIP — “Little White Life” I am in the second to last chapter and wrapping things up. I still have to go back and edit but it appears that there will be a total of 9 chapters (possibly 10) by the time I am finished completely.Continue reading “Little White Life – First Draft”