Plate Update: Pumpkins, Bows, and Christmas Coming

Thank you, Lord, for November. It truly was a beautiful month. This monthโ€™s full plate was stacked high with Thanksgiving food! I even made extra-special-but-not-so-traditional cheesecake for part of our celebration. So yummy. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Hereโ€™s a quick update on what I did last month.ย ๐Ÿ˜‰ Read for review: Suit and Suitability (four stars) Christmas Eve at … More Plate Update: Pumpkins, Bows, and Christmas Coming

I’m Grateful

Happy Thanksgiving week, y’all! Here are five things I’m grateful in no particular order. My homework is turned in, and I’m alive, and I have a corner of brain left. YeEEES! (My short story was only 75 minutes late being turned in… A.K.A. 1:15 am, but my teacher was nice and didn’t reduce my grade. … More I’m Grateful

Brain-Tired Writer

My brain was tired. Dead tired. Almost as if it had concentrated all of its energy on breathing and didn’t have space left over for anything else. Which was a big bummer because I actually had time to write. I’ve spent the last six months editing and rewriting and editing stories. Occasionally, I’ve been able … More Brain-Tired Writer

Plate Update: Tea, the Post Office, and Brainstorming

I’ve gotta hand it to September. It’s definitely my favorite month of the year. ๐Ÿ˜€ Hereโ€™s a quick update on what I did last month. This full plate included lots of tea and hot chocolate to celebrate this new season. ๐Ÿ˜‰ (Wait, beverages don’t go on a plate… Does that count?) ๐Ÿ˜€ (I’d apologize for … More Plate Update: Tea, the Post Office, and Brainstorming

Family Camp!

Disclaimer: this is not Monday. But who doesn’t like an extra post? ๐Ÿ˜‰ Last week, I got to go camping with my family and church family! I enjoyed everything about it–the weather, the junk food (*innocent face*), the games, the bonfire, and the sermons all about the Gospel and suffering. It was also really special … More Family Camp!

Plate Update: Quilting, the Galaxy, and School

Septemberrrr!! How I love thee!! But I’m supposed to be talking about August, so… *stuffs autumnal Kate back in closet with sweaters* August was a very full and very varied month. ๐Ÿ˜‰ *catches breath* Hereโ€™s a quick update on what I did last month. This full plate included cheese sticks and granola bars on the … More Plate Update: Quilting, the Galaxy, and School

First Day

Never let two authors loose in the back-to-school supplies section. It’s dangerous. Seriously, my sister Perry Elisabeth and I claim we nearly bought everything. ๐Ÿ˜€ We were really there to pick up a few things for my siblings and my college classes (which started today *scared face*), but of course we had to ooh and … More First Day