Manuscript Master List

A year ago if you’d asked me how I track my submissions I would’ve said Query Tracker or nothing. Literally, I had nothing else. If you’ve used Query Tracker it’s a great platform for finding an agent, less so for a publisher let alone a magazine submission. So here I am a dozen months and […]

Raspberry Hedge How To

Earlier this spring an acquaintance advised they were removing an entire row of raspberries from their garden.¬†At $10-$20 a plant at any nursery I grabbed my shovel and invited myself over on digging day. I’d stashed my toddlers kiddy pool in the trunk and within the hour I had it full of baby raspberry bushes. […]

DIY Carpet Freshener

I’ve been slowly cutting out chemicals in our household. Not only is it safer but wow is it cheaper! Cleaning green is not as hard as it sounds but does take a little more thought than buying something off the shelf. One of the things I like to use is carpet refresher but what’s exactly […]

Framed Toddler-isms DIY

Our little town has a mild obsession with thrift stores. I’m beginning to think it’s the same half a dozen people swapping junk back and forth. Regardless, I still check them and occasionally I find a little gem that I want to work with. So for a quarter I picked up this sad looking picture […]