Gluten-Free Blueberry Pancakes

In my quest to have one last round of gluten-based goodies before cutting them all out, last weekend I went out for breakfast specifically for blueberry pancakes. (Well, and bacon, because BACON!) With the taste of a pretty darn good…

No-Bake Chocolate Drop Cookies

After running into a $3 gluten-free no-bake chocolate cookie at my local market recently, I was inspired to dig up a recipe and make my own, for a lot less than $3 per cookie. This recipe is easily adapted to…

In Search of the Maple Whiskey Bacon Donut

After many weeks, months, even years of anticipation, this morning I finally made the trek down to Rodeo Donut in the Ballard location of Cupcake Royale in search of the elusive Maple Whiskey Bacon Donut which is only produced once…

Revising a Rental Walk-In Closet

One of my favorite things about my new-to-me apartment is the huge walk-in closet. But the interior was pretty basic, just a single row of cheap wire shelving placed along all 3 sides. The first thing I did was convert…

Pint-Sized Patio

Way back at the beginning of the summer, a passing conversation with one of my neighbors inspired the realization that I was seriously under-utilizing my giant* patio with it’s lovely city/ferry view. Probably because it had this boring, un-inspired look:…

Finally, a Near-Perfect Camera Bag

After much excitement and anticipation, a few weeks ago I finally had a chance to pack up the new Tom Bihn Parental Unit “diaper bag” as a camera/day bag. I’ve been in search of the “perfect” camera bag which can…

If you hear me say “Uh-Oh”. . . . .

It’s already too late. There’s nothing like a little bored, end-of-year inspiration to trigger crazy thoughts of “what if I. . . . .” In this case, the crazy thought of “what if I merged my other WordPress blog into…