Plate Update: Threads, Sour Cream, and Storytime

I blinked and October was over. O.o. *waves* October’s full plate had a few squares of almond flour coffee cake because I enjoyed experimenting with/perfecting new flavors. πŸ˜€ Anyway, here’s a quick update on my full plate last month.Β πŸ˜‰ Pleasure read: Echoes of Mercy (three stars) Like Magic (three stars) Henry and the Chalk Dragon … More Plate Update: Threads, Sour Cream, and Storytime

Plate Update: Football, Christmas Cards, and Himalayas

So… this is late. πŸ˜€ I usually post my “Plate Update” (a quick review of what I accomplished/experienced off my “full plate” the month before) in the first week of a new month, but between that amazing Five Fall Favorites party and some other things I wanted to post last week… here we are. πŸ˜€ … More Plate Update: Football, Christmas Cards, and Himalayas

Happily Busy

First of all, HAPPPPPPYYY AUTUMN!!! I wore a sweater last week, and I can’t wait our weather is cool enough for that to become a regular thing. I love my sweaters. ❀ Even though I believe in letting autumn be autumn (and we’re slowly decorating the house with pretties), I’ve been working on a Christmas … More Happily Busy

Plate Update: Hedgehogs, Nettles, and Orphans

*waves to August* *gawks in surprise that it’s really gone* August was full of celebrations and work and sweet family moments. Here’s a quick update on my full plate last month.Β πŸ˜‰ Pleasure read: Wires and Nerve (four stars) The Tail of Emily Windsnap (three stars) The More the Merrier (three stars) Ember Falls (five stars) … More Plate Update: Hedgehogs, Nettles, and Orphans

Standstill

“So, Kate, how is your book going?” *slides library book under couch* *minimizes Goodreads* *shuts tab with a video of a Food Network baker making a cake that looks like a pizza* *exits four Wikipedia tabs* Uh, I’ve been taking a little break. πŸ˜‰ Don’t worry, it hasn’t been all cake and research, I’ve been … More Standstill

Plate Update: Genetics, the Library, and Thunderstorms

July is a very hard month to sum up because it was so FULL. So I’m probably forgetting something. πŸ˜‰ Anyway, last month’s plate was full of I-am-editing-oh-wow snacks and now-I’m-at-the-convention-for-two-days snacks. πŸ˜‰ Anyway, here’s a quick update on my full plate last month.Β πŸ˜‰ Pleasure read: Sweet on You (three stars) Wonder (five stars ❀ … More Plate Update: Genetics, the Library, and Thunderstorms

In Book News…

I spent the day at my sister’s house, hanging out with her and her boys and working with her on the final version of my book cover. It’s gonna look so great, y’all! I can’t wait to share it with you. πŸ˜‰ *counts days on calendar* Also, today–HUGE MILESTONE–I actually wrote a good back cover … More In Book News…