Good morning, friends! Things have been awfully busy at my house this year. This week I’m trying to get accepted into Artprize 2014, which is a huge art event where I live. I’ve been working in my entry since January, and it’s finally finished and registered, and I’m currently looking for a venue for the fall!
I know I mentioned earlier in the year, too, that my husband has been sick. I certainly appreciate the well-wishes some of you have sent – he’s doing so much better! It turns out he just has a gluten intolerance and some minor liver issues, so with an overhaul to his diet, he’s finally back on track, for the most part.
Changing how we eat has been… a challenge. To say the least. You all know I’m all about convenience – saving time is huge for me! Going gluten free in this day and age is a lot easier than it used to be, but it’s still taken quite a bit of adjusting, because nearly all those things that come in boxes to make your life easier are off-limits for him now.
Rest assured – this is not going to become a gluten-free blog now. In fact, I was worried about balancing that with what I already do, because I share so much of what I’m making with you guys. So – I talked my husband into starting a new blog with me! It’s called Gluten Free Dad at www.glutenfreedad.net, and the focus is on normal, everyday recipes, all of which also happen to be gluten-free. I’m sharing a recipe over there today, if you’d like to take a peek at what it’s all about! It’s a 3-ingredient spring salad. (See – I’m still finding ways to keep it simple.) It’s an instant classic in our house. I could eat it ALL the time, haha.
I’ll still be around here, of course! I’ve got plenty of projects in the works. But it’s not as often that I share what’s going on with my family, it’s usually just how-to’s. This is our year, in a nutshell.
My kids are getting huge. Raya just cut her own hair the other day, that was an adventure. I know all kids do it, but I thought we had a few years, haha. Thank goodness for great stylists, though – the only change you can see is that she’s got bangs now. And my son is getting into everything he can reach! I’m excited about sharing a little more on my kids in a 2-post series next week.
It’s been an exciting couple of months – plenty of ups and downs, that’s for sure. We’re hoping to keep things going on the upswing, if we can. :)
So – how it 2014 treating you so far?