House plan

I've been doing a little bit of house design lately. We have an existing structure next to our old house in Iloilo City, Philippines that we might be able to use as either temporary housing or, if we like it, maybe a more long term solution. Oh, right, in case you...
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Rye Preserve

One of our favorite places to go is the Rye Preserve, about 7 minutes from our place. There are hiking trails, a creek that goes to a river,  a very nice sandy area where the kids love to make castles and dig...
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Mischief + Drawing Tablet

I got a new drawing tablet! It's a cheap Ugee M708 that has decent ratings in Amazon. I also bought Mischief, a drawing software. Here's my initial drawing: My initial thoughts on the two - I like Mischief a lot, and Ugee not so much.  I know, incredibly technical...
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Vietnamese Pho

We got some beef bones from Amy's parents the other day, and I've been craving some good pho, so... A quick trip to the local Asian store and I have everything that I need, plus this: For the stock, I followed the recipe from Serious Eats: I had different cuts of...
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Vietnamese Wraps

We haven't had vietnamese wraps since we moved to Bradenton almost a year ago, and we were craving something cheap and healthy so we made some wraps! We invited ourselves to the Holtons and brought everything - including the sriracha sauce of course. the only thing...
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Mischief + Drawing Tablet

Mischief + Drawing Tablet

I got a new drawing tablet! It's a cheap Ugee M708 that has decent ratings in Amazon. I also bought Mischief, a drawing software. Here's my initial drawing: My initial thoughts on the two - I like Mischief a lot, and Ugee not so much.  I know, incredibly technical...

Vietnamese Pho

Vietnamese Pho

We got some beef bones from Amy's parents the other day, and I've been craving some good pho, so... A quick trip to the local Asian store and I have everything that I need, plus this: For the stock, I followed the recipe from Serious Eats: I had different cuts of...

Vietnamese Wraps

Vietnamese Wraps

We haven't had vietnamese wraps since we moved to Bradenton almost a year ago, and we were craving something cheap and healthy so we made some wraps! We invited ourselves to the Holtons and brought everything - including the sriracha sauce of course. the only thing...