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Good evening,

Where I live at moment I do not have access to really cook.    I like to cook but don't find it easy like some people do.  It's something I have to work at.  All my "recipes" seem to all taste Italian or Mexican.   I have in the last few years have fallen in love with the idea of collecting cookbooks. 

In watching Vlogmas on YouTube I was reminded again by the You-tuber Sandy at "by the lakeside" of her love of  Cookbooks and how she seems to love just to read them at bedtime.

She has a huge collection that spills from the kitchen into the dining room and living room.

Here is a sample of some of her favorites.

Recent posts

A New Start.

Hello Everyone!!!!!

 Long time since I blogged. Today is  December 2nd 2019 , and it looks like the last time I blogged in 2015 or was it 2014?  That is no matter.  I am going to try to rectify that and try to blog  everyday this December and to update more in 2018. 
 My life has changed  again (which seems to happen every ten years) and I am trying to build a new me and find my Bliss.   I don't think many people use the word Bliss anymore but it describes what I am searching for.   There are other more posh or modern words but I like how the word rolls off my tongue and it seems to fit me right now and the word to use.  I  am going to have it one as my go to words as I build this life.   I might find other words to add to the list but I am starting with this one.

  It's Christmas season.  Time to bring Joy!.   I am excited that the Vlogmas and Flossmas YouTube video's have started.   I am watching them with glee.

Here is the tree in Portland Oregon Pioneer Square to help…

2015 Word of the Year.

My word for 2015 is RED!

I choose it as it is my favorite color, it represents to me to stay strong, to take care of my health, love and mostly to take life by it's tail and ride the wild adventure!.   I am just now starting to think of my 2016 word.   

A long overdue update.

Well Hello blog readers!   I know that I have not updated since 2014 but I hope to rectify that.  So, let's get started.

In July of 2014, I moved from Beaverton Oregon to Vancouver Washington with my boyfriend, now fiance.   I went from a 600 foot apartment to a 1100 foot apartment.  What a difference.  It feels like a cozy home now instead of an apartment..   I had set up my craft room in the spare room but found I wasn't doing my crafting in there.  Found myself working on projects in the living room and at the dining room table so we changed the arrangement where my things are in our bedroom and the spare has become the "Man-Cave".  It actually is working better then I imaged.

I still work in Beaverton so my commute is now at least an hour and the drive home has been 2 hours some days which has cut down on my crafting, but i am finding in this new apartment I am doing more then ever before.

I plan on future blog posts on update on each craft but I will touch on a…