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White pizza

white pizza: mozzarella, ricotta cheese, asparagus and roasted peppers. Advertisements

White pizza

white pizza: mozzarella, ricotta cheese, asparagus and roasted peppers.

Day 24: Productive day

I’ve been on a cleaning kick lately for some reason and that fits well with Thing-a-Day. What I’ve most enjoyed about Thing-a-Day is to actually create those things that I’ve pinned on Pinterest.  The project makes me evaluate the possessions

Day 24: Productive day

I’ve been on a cleaning kick lately for some reason and that fits well with Thing-a-Day. What I’ve most enjoyed about Thing-a-Day is to actually create those things that I’ve pinned on Pinterest.  The project makes me evaluate the possessions

Day 23: Painted branch (soon to be) necklace holder

I’ve been scouting out branches on my walks home and finally picked up one along side the road tonight. I am not sure what kind of tree it is, but its bark is pretty smooth. The first thing I did

Day 23: Painted branch (soon to be) necklace holder

I’ve been scouting out branches on my walks home and finally picked up one along side the road tonight. I am not sure what kind of tree it is, but its bark is pretty smooth. The first thing I did

Day 19 and 20: Cellphone holder and coasters

I saw this tutorial for a cellphone holder a while ago and finally have an empty shampoo bottle to bring it to life.  I glued on some origami paper to make it pretty, though there is a little bit of wrinkle here

Day 19 and 20: Cellphone holder and coasters

I saw this tutorial for a cellphone holder a while ago and finally have an empty shampoo bottle to bring it to life.  I glued on some origami paper to make it pretty, though there is a little bit of wrinkle here

Day 15: Yarn bottle

Seen this around a lot and finally did it. Should’ve striped it up more.

Day 15: Yarn bottle

Seen this around a lot and finally did it. Should’ve striped it up more.

Day 14: chipotle-glazed squash

No picture, but rest assured that it was delicious, a nice mixture of sweet and spicy.

Day 14: chipotle-glazed squash

No picture, but rest assured that it was delicious, a nice mixture of sweet and spicy.

Day 13: Cod fillet with chipotle compound butter in foil packets

What I loved: the orange juice/chipotle in adobo sauce/butter combo, corn, onions, lots of cilantro, and the few pieces of mint I threw in. What I didn’t love: the black beans.  Somehow the mushiness of the black beans threw the

Day 13: Cod fillet with chipotle compound butter in foil packets

What I loved: the orange juice/chipotle in adobo sauce/butter combo, corn, onions, lots of cilantro, and the few pieces of mint I threw in. What I didn’t love: the black beans.  Somehow the mushiness of the black beans threw the

Day 12: Origami Box

Part of a origami box…need to find a way to strengthen it.  My main achievement today was actually to snowboard down without falling. :)

Day 12: Origami Box

Part of a origami box…need to find a way to strengthen it.  My main achievement today was actually to snowboard down without falling. :)

Day 10 and 11: Food

 stuffed peppers sweet potatoes baked with mirin and honey. It was good to be adventurous, but I think I like sweet potatoes all by themselves.

Day 10 and 11: Food

 stuffed peppers sweet potatoes baked with mirin and honey. It was good to be adventurous, but I think I like sweet potatoes all by themselves.

Day 8: Roasted brussel sprouts and bacon; plus origami robin star

Cooking brussel sprouts is a novelty for me. This was super simple and delicious. :) But then again, what can’t be delicious with bacon?   origami star :)

Day 8: Roasted brussel sprouts and bacon; plus origami robin star

Cooking brussel sprouts is a novelty for me. This was super simple and delicious. :) But then again, what can’t be delicious with bacon?   origami star :)

Day 6: lots of trying, but no product

Well, I tried to create an abstract watercolor image using a picture of Chris, but either the tutorial I followed wasn’t clear or I am just not skilled enough. The last steps were confusing and I do not have a

Day 6: lots of trying, but no product

Well, I tried to create an abstract watercolor image using a picture of Chris, but either the tutorial I followed wasn’t clear or I am just not skilled enough. The last steps were confusing and I do not have a

Day 5: Heart

Admittedly, this is a little maudlin for my taste, but I had a hangover and doing something repetitive and simple helped me get rid of my headache. it’s a heart made of writing “love” using color pencils. I was inspired by this.

Day 5: Heart

Admittedly, this is a little maudlin for my taste, but I had a hangover and doing something repetitive and simple helped me get rid of my headache. it’s a heart made of writing “love” using color pencils. I was inspired by this.

Day 4: Sweet Potatoes with Madras Curry; baked tofu

 Recipe courtesy of Including Cake. I also made baked tofu! Surprisingly delicious.

Day 4: Sweet Potatoes with Madras Curry; baked tofu

 Recipe courtesy of Including Cake. I also made baked tofu! Surprisingly delicious.

Day 3: Origami Rose cube

This is a rose cube that can be switched just as easily into a box! It would definitely look better if I had red and green paper, alas.

Day 3: Origami Rose cube

This is a rose cube that can be switched just as easily into a box! It would definitely look better if I had red and green paper, alas.

Day 2: Origami jumping frog

I began with an attempt at making roses but switched to the much simpler origami frog. Another attempt at rose in another day!

Day 2: Origami jumping frog

I began with an attempt at making roses but switched to the much simpler origami frog. Another attempt at rose in another day!

Day 1: Delicious Dinner

Tonight’s dinner was a result of a desire to be healthy and a desire for chocolate. In the salad, I have an avocado, half a block of silken tofu, bunch of spinach, grape tomatoes, and miso dressing (consisting of miso, ponzu,

Day 1: Delicious Dinner

Tonight’s dinner was a result of a desire to be healthy and a desire for chocolate. In the salad, I have an avocado, half a block of silken tofu, bunch of spinach, grape tomatoes, and miso dressing (consisting of miso, ponzu,

Drawing with colored pencils

I am jumping the gun but wanted to test this out…This is my first time doing TAD. I hope I can keep it up. :) This is my attempt at color pencil drawing last night (1/30). Chris bought me a

Drawing with colored pencils

I am jumping the gun but wanted to test this out…This is my first time doing TAD. I hope I can keep it up. :) This is my attempt at color pencil drawing last night (1/30). Chris bought me a