Good News!

I’m getting a new camera! It arrives today. Hopefully, there will be little to no learning curve and I’ll be back to taking high quality photos for the blog in no time. :) It’s a Pentax K-50, a definite upgrade from my beloved K-x, which served me well for almost four years. Yay!

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How the West Was Won (Part One)

Earlier this month I went out west for a week, with a long list of Things To Do. I’m so happy to say I did everything on that list, and really enjoyed the experiences I had! The whole trip was instigated by my favorite band ever in the whole world — Metallica — playing a […]

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#MMMay15

It’s Me Made May Time! My original pledge was to wear one me-made garment a day, but I’m changing it up. Here’s my new and improved pledge for 2015: “I, Ebi of makingtheflame.wordpress.com, pledge to wear at least one me-made garment or accessory to work every day this month. I also pledge to make one […]

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The Madness of March Irony

Can I start this post by pouting about not having a March Madness pool to participate in*? Seriously. I think this should be required for every workplace. I used to love setting up my brackets … sigh. Anyway. I didn’t realize how dependent this blog is on my good camera until said camera died. I […]

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PR Boston

I’d like to thank and credit two ladies for today’s post: Sew Crafty Chemist and Ruthie Reviews. Without them publicly hipping me to last Saturday’s event, I would have chickened out and not gone. But they did. And because they did, I didn’t think any of my lame excuses (shyness, fatigue, lack of need for […]

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Six Months

It’s not a long time, but I’m happy to have made it to this point — six months of blogging! :)   These past few weeks have been nuts for me: professionally, socially, emotionally, even healthwise-ly. I finally have a legit smartphone, and I’ve been snapping OOTD selfies and posting them to my Instagram, as […]

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El Dia de las M*s

Most Mother’s Days have been hard for one reason or another, but this year was different. For one, I had to go to rehearsal, so I was in the world of the play for a few hours. Then, I spent a few hours with a friend who was rather dreading the day, then I came […]

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