May 18, 2023 NotQuiteSuperhuman"c", Creativity, mental health, Productivity, resiliency, self-care, Small “c”, StressNo Comment
Advertisements Creativity can recharge the brain by engaging and activating different neural pathways and networks that might not be used during routine or repetitive activities. When we engage in creative activities, such as writing, painting, or playing music, we are tapping into different parts of...
April 4, 2023 NotQuiteSuperhuman"c", Creativity, Small “c”, StressNo Comment
Advertisements It has been almost a year since I last posted. I have been writing and reading, just not working on this blog as much. I started this blog as a creative outlet, but found myself in a cycle of procrastination and analysis paralysis. I...
October 2, 2021 NotQuiteSuperhumanbook, books, cooking, Creativity, food, groceries, money, Small “c”, some of my favorite things, soup, storytellingNo Comment
Advertisements My mother sold her house last month. She had lived there for about 42 years. It was the house I grew up in. While it is weird to know that the house is now someone else’s, I do not have any sentimental attachment. In...
September 26, 2021 NotQuiteSuperhuman"c", Creativity, Fall, Halloween, holidays, self-care, Small “c”, some of my favorite thingsNo Comment
Advertisements I love Halloween! So for the past couple of weeks, my late night internet shopping has been adding outdoor decor to my Target cart. I think I still have some work to do, but so far the overall look is good. It reminded me...
April 18, 2021 NotQuiteSuperhuman"c", baking, crafting, Creativity, mental health, Mindfulness, Small “c”, StressNo Comment
Advertisements April is Stress Awareness Month… I am aware I am stressed. Just kidding…but seriously, stress is a big problem in our lives. It can affect us both physically and mentally. You can check out one of my earlier posts where I talked about the...
August 15, 2020 NotQuiteSuperhuman"c", baking, Creativity, Fall, food, Gratitude, happiness, homemade, mental health, Mindfulness, Productivity, Small “c”No Comment
Advertisements Today, despite suffering from a flare of my TMJ due to concentrating too much this week (I grit my teeth when I am focused on a task), I am in a good mood. The summer term is over for my university teaching and my...
April 6, 2020 NotQuiteSuperhumana-z blogger challenge, a-z blogging challenge, April, baking, food, groceries, hacks, online shopping, Recipes, Small “c”, supermarketsNo Comment
Advertisements I saw this recipe on Pinterest and wanted to try it. So I included the ingredients in my Walmart Grocery order (*hint* place your order after midnight to grab a time slot during this time of social distancing). There was just one problem…I ordered...
April 4, 2020 NotQuiteSuperhumana-z blogger challenge, a-z blogging challenge, April, happiness, mental health, Mindfulness, Small “c”, Stress1 Comment
Advertisements “Doing nothing often leads to the very best kind of something.” – Christopher Robin Today is Saturday, but it is a different Saturday. Today is a Do Nothing Day…leave the teleworking and the homeschooling behind. Okay, so technically January 16th is Nothing Day, but...
Read More November 30, 2018 NotQuiteSuperhuman"c", baking, blogging, happiness, instant pot, mental health, muffins, november, procrastination, Productivity, Small “c”, StressNo Comment
Advertisements If you were to only look at my site stats for November, you would see that I am having one of the best months ever…but I haven’t posted anything since the beginning of October. Most of my traffic is coming from recipe pins on...
June 6, 2018 NotQuiteSuperhuman"c", food, instant pot, instapot, Small “c”, soup4 Comments
Black Bean Soup with all pantry ingredients via the Instant Pot.
June 3, 2018 NotQuiteSuperhuman"c", coupons, crafting, crafts, Creativity, discount deals, jewelry, Small “c”No Comment
Advertisements It is a bit dreary out today, but I love it because, except for the wind blowing in the trees, all is quiet. So I got out a stash of jewelry supplies I have picked up with coupons recently at Michael’s. You can typically...
May 30, 2018 NotQuiteSuperhuman"c", chicken, cooking, food, instant pot, instapot, Recipes, Small “c”7 Comments
Rotisserie style chicken via the Instant Pot
May 24, 2018 NotQuiteSuperhuman"c", Conference, Creativity, innovation, libraries, PLE, Public Speaking, Small “c”, teaching, work2 Comments
I had a great time at the Maryland Library Association & Delaware Library Association Joint Library Conference earlier this month. Here is the write-up of my presentation on Creativity in the Workplace.
March 30, 2018 NotQuiteSuperhumancooking, Easter, food, instant pot, instapot, Recipes, Small “c”No Comment
Making Hard Boiled Eggs? Try them in the Instant Pot!
March 17, 2018 NotQuiteSuperhumancooking, Creativity, instant pot, instapot, march, Recipes, Small “c”No Comment
Corned Beef and Cabbage is Perfect in the Instant Pot!