Hey Ya'll. It's been a few weeks. Here's what's going down.
Lightbox Challenge = Complete
I met my goal of posting for the whole month of May. So here we are, almost two months into regular posting, and I will be purchasing a lightbox for myself. I love this whole thing I've committed to in the last few weeks. It keeps me motivated, and this feels like the culmination of everything I've done my whole life. Weird how a website can light up your life so much, right? Here's hoping that lightbox makes for some better photos.
Shout out to my mama-in-law for being one of the first Ko-fi supporters. Every scent is going toward what I do here. Anything submitted to Ko-fi will go toward gear or books to help me keep eating normal.
But there are other ways to support without cash donations. Like us on facebook, share a post, leave a comment, tweet me out. Encouragement and sharing of what I do is so valuable. Even your visits to the website making my little traffic ticker trend upward makes me feel good about what I'm doing.
I'm sure you noticed, but I bought the domain eating-normal.com! No more .weebly tag. This is a big step for me and an additional away for keeping to my goals. Moving forward, there will be a slow but continuing personalization, right down to logo design and code changes. I am very proud of what I am creating.
Digital Food Series
Food media has seen a tremendous growth in my lifetime. My love for cooking grew from a near religious viewing of the Food Network channel, so strong that when I got my wisdom teeth taken out I did nothing but watch it. My aunt was annoyed me. She just wanted to take care of me when I was away from home and in pain, and I filled her house with the sound of Guy Fieri talking about flavortown.
But Food Network has helped spawn a sprawling digital landscape of food blogs, dedicated youtube channels, and podcasts. It can be hard to navigate, and I am here to help. I've compiled a list of my favorite food medias to consume just for you. I plan on having this done before the end of the month, but depending on other posts it may run into July. I want to share my recent discoveries with you. I've been learning so much from the food scene online.
Cookbook of the Month
You may have noticed I haven't posted weekly discussion of my cookbook of the Month, Six Seasons. I'm going to do things a little different this week and do a long form review toward the end of the month after cumulatively working through the book. The more I work on this blog, the more the content evolves and changes. It's leaving me less room to do 'weekly' recipes out of the cookbook and discuss them as they come. A once a month post seems like a more me-friendly and reader friendly experience.
An idea born in Normal, Illinois, Eating Normal hopes to chronicle the eating Experiences of a Red bird.
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