Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Life changes mean new life ventures!

You all know I'm really good at gungho posting for a few months only to follow that with a ridiculously long dry spell.  Well, life has changed just a little in the past few weeks, and I now find myself at a crossroads.  This newfound time has led me to explore a new venture, and that has brought me back to this blog.

The first change is this:

Meet Raia, our nearly 4 month old pit bull/german shepard puppy!  She is becoming an awesome companion, and her arrival into the family couldn't have been more timely... since I recently lost my job.

About three weeks ago, I found out that the gallery lost its space due to a building renovation, so for the first time in my life I'm on the unemployment line.  I never knew what having so much idle time would be like, and I find myself waking up every morning thinking: "what am I going to do today."

Other than taking the dog for a walk, I've decided to fill up my free time by authoring a cook book!

That's where this blog comes in.  Using recipes I've blogged about in the past, and other recipes in my arsenal, I'm going to compile a killer cookbook and blog about the testing here on my site.  I won't post all the recipes, because then what would the book be for, but I will share tips, tricks, and some of the goodies I make with you all so that you can continue to be inspired to cook great, healthy food.

If you have any recipe suggestions of foods I should test, I would love to hear 'em:

Thanks for reading and supporting my  new venture!  If you're a fan of my blog, you'll be the first to preview the book before it (hopefully) gets published!