Daily Journaling

Daily Journaling - student project

Day 14/14: #obsessed
Honestly, there isn’t much I’m obsessed with, coronavirus has kind of put a damper on those things. But the things I am obsessed with is anything fall, I have a love for all things candles, and I love ice cream always and forever

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Day 13/14: Reliable Recipe

Arguably one of my favorite Hello Fresh meals. It’s got a little bit of spice, but then the cucumber and avocado cool things over. 
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Day 11/14: My favorite corner

this was my favorite corner, out on the back deck surrounded by plants and fresh air. Now the weather is turning and the flowers are wilting, but I had a great time in my favorite corner while it lasted. 
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Day 10/14: Grocery Run

Nothing fancy about our grocery run. Normally we order Hello Fresh or Green Chef, but I’ve put those meals on hold to free up some of my time. 
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Day 9/14: Self care Necessities 

I am running behind! Anyways, my self care includes naps, sleeps, hot showers and chocolate. Makeup is now a big self care component. When I worked in an office, my makeup would be done. But now that I work from home, my makeup routine is nonexistent. Now, I’ll put on makeup as a pick me up, which helps my mood.

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Day 8/14: I keep wearing

For this exercise, I wanted to share my pre and post COVID outfits. The transition back to the office will be a shocker, that’s for sure. 
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Day 7/14: Currently Cravings

I ate most of these today. My taste buds are gone. 
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Day 6/14: Daily Routine

My daily routine is pretty boring. I wake up, get ready, work 9-5 shift, make dinner, check social media, draw/take classes, go to bed. Rinse and repeat. I’m nervous when I’ll have to go back to the office- I’ve been working remotely since March 13th. I’m nervous because that will take more time out of my schedule (actually put on makeup, drive time, etc) which means less time drawing :(

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Day 5/14: Ingredients to my mess

For me, my ingredients to my mess...are literal ingredients. It’s that time of year to make my favorite fall time food- pumpkin bread!

3 cup sugar, 1 cup oil, 3 whole eggs, 1 can pumpkin (15 oz), 3 cup flour, 1tsp baking soda, 1 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp ground cloves, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp ground nutmeg, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 cup walnuts. Mix in order given. Pour into prepared loaf pans lined with parchment paper. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour 15 min (adjust time based on your oven, I do 1 hour). Cool in pans. EAT.

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Day 4/ 14: Latest reading material

I work in the Procurement office for a major manufacturing company. My main responsibilities are to support the tools and systems used by Payables. I read a lot of technical and functional designs to validate system performance. Unfortunately, I don’t take up reading outside of that. I read subtitles on the tv tho! If you don’t watch tv with subtitles, you are missing out. Game changer. 

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Day 3/14: Creating with

I’ve limited myself to the digital medium- the undo/redo plays a huge role in my creative process. Other mediums scare me a bit because of the level of commitment. I have attempted to do watercolors, acrylics and charcoals in the past, but they were a fading hobby for me. I’ve really grown to using Procreate because it’s simple to use, I can still imitate watercolor, acrylic and charcoal, without running out of paper. I also create with my puppers, Pepper & Loki nearby.

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Day 2/14:recently learned

i recently returned from a staycation on Lake Huron in Michigan. We had tin foil dinners and ate like kings- we had squash, potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, onions, peas, asparagus all cooked over campfire. Yum!

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Day 1/14: currently listening to

In general, I’ve been listening to tracks popularized by TikTok. But I do have a preference on female artists, and unfortunately I could not feature all my favorites. 

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