Ehh, what’s up, Doc?
[Written while sipping her mocha + caramel coffee from Dunkin’ Donuts.]
• Labor Day Weekend •
I know it’s a bit late, but I really felt that I needed to add to the gender rights debate (although I feel that calling it a debate is putting it kindly as most rely on emotions to spur them on). So with that out of the way, I think we can move on to happier, less controversial topics.
Like cupcakes + photo shoots!
My favorite fellow ginger came to stay with us over Labor Day weekend and we had a blast. We decorated for autumn, blasted K-Pop over the speakers, made cupcakes (I say we – I mean I made cupcakes), and stepped outside for pictures.
I have a little story for you here.
Mom cleaned our baking cupboard a few weeks ago and I discovered that we were in possession of a cake decorating set. The feeling I had upon this discovery can be likened to that of finding out that you have a long lost twin and they were living in the basement you didn’t know you had.
Essentially, a m a z i n g.
For the cupcake recipe, click here.
For the frosting recipe, click here.
So it’s not officially autumn, but it is autumn in my heart. I feel that it is now appropriate to dress the part.
*cue the purple eye shadow, plaid, black, + combat boots*
• Beyond Labor Day •
Since then, school has been metaphorically kicking my butt, but I am overcoming it. Or maybe not. I’m not sure anymore. Last night, I got bored, so I did algebra.
I’m not sure who’s winning.
I’m not even sure whose side I’m on anymore.
However, I did speak with my high school teacher yesterday and we struck a deal. Cookies for an A. She’s really quite the bomb diggity. This is the teacher that gave me all the points for a smart alec answer to a math question.
On the even brighter side, I made pumpkin bread + crumble topping.
For the recipe, click here.
(It’s absolutely delicious with cream cheese!)
I also made a paleo pumpkin syrup for coffee! I find it’s best if you heat up the milk + syrup at the same time. That way, the spices dissolve a bit. Here’s the recipe for that.
• the muse •
My art class is entirely too long (3.5 hours every Wednesday) but it’s gotten me to do a little more than I normally would.
For homework, I had to draw some interior. I chose my side of the room my sister and I share. Hopefully, I’ll get that up sometime, but it’s on my USB which is currently not plugged in to my computer and I’m far too lazy to fish it out of my bag.
I do have a non-homework sketch though!
Meet Luhan, ex-member of EXO (a pretty kicking K-Pop boy band).
I need to fix his eye and mouth (mouths have always been a trouble spot for me artistically speaking and not so artistically speaking), but I’m pretty happy with how he turned out anyway!
His hair was fun. I really like drawing hair.
It might be because I have an affinity for my own head of the stuff, but h a i r, man.
Speaking of which, check out this video.
I nominate Stephen Colbert for president.
And now, I’d like to close by quoting a mischievous bunny: The-uh-the-uh-the-uh-That’s all folks!
Have a lovely rest of the week! You’re going to be swell!