Meg Makes

Meg Makes

Meg Makes: Making some progress on a long to-do list

Lately, I've been feeling a little overwhelmed all the things on my to-do list. However, I woke up this morning and realized, at least I'm making good progress.

Meg Makes: Recipe for Chorizo-stuffed Jalapenos

If you like spicy food, you will love this recipe for Chorizo-stuffed Jalapenos, which is made on the grill. Rob heard the general ingredients mentioned on the radio recently and set out to recreate it.

This is a fairly obvious warning, but these are really hot. I had half of one and then went running. That was a mistake.

Meg Makes: Figuring out - and enjoying - Instagram

This week, I attended a Mid-America Press Institute workshop on smartphone journalism with several other News-Gazette staffers.

Mobile journalism wizard Val Hoeppner, who is director of education at the Diversity Institute, led it and I learned some amazing stuff.

Meg Makes: Thinking about doghouse landscaping

As I enjoy gardening more and more this spring, I've been thinking about ways to landscape around Milou's doghouse.

Milou received this enormous house for my birthday a year ago and occassionally goes in for some time alone. My brother-in-law, who's a contractor, built it.

Meg Makes: Researching DIY storage beds, the kind with built-in drawers

I write a lot in this blog about DIY solutions for various problems, including living in a tiny house.

Meg Makes: How Rob and I spent a fun long weekend in Daytona Beach

Seasickness aside, Rob and I recently had a stellar long weekend in Daytona Beach, and I thought I'd tell you about it.

Deep sea fishing and the kindness of strangers

Rob and I just got back from a long weekend in Florida, and I can't wait to tell you all about our trip.

But first, I want to tell you about one particular experience while we were there, and how the kindness of strangers amazes me.