Some great links from the past week:
Why Small Batch Canning is Awesome (And What You Need to Get Started)- My husband and I have done a lot of canning and have been really pleased with the results. We eat fresh, homemade jams, pickles, and sauces year round and we have a handy supply of homemade gifts. I’ve written about how to can your own jam for Sparrow magazine, but this article (written by someone else) describes the advantages of small batch canning and tells you what equipment you would need to can in small batches.
Why Publishing Your First Novel is Like Running For Student Body President- This is one of the most clever blog posts I have ever read. Even if you aren’t a writer, you will still appreciate the author’s spot-on descriptions of a person running for student body president. Plus, you’ll learn about the struggle new authors go through to get recognized.
Learning to Master Jump Shot Photography- Another hilarious post–this one is written by a recent grad who has decided to show the world that she is not depressed and underemployed. And she is going to show the world this by mastering the cheerful, carefree jump shot pose in all her photos.
How to Put On a Travel Photography Exhibit- For trailing spouses, travelers, and anyone who loves photography: this post makes it seem possible to actually put on your own travel photography exhibit once you get home from a trip. The author has practical, accessible ideas (and he’s tried this before, so he knows what works). Who knows, it may help you launch a new career in photography.
How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle When You’re Always On the Go- Summertime usually means travel time, and for me, it’s hard to maintain healthy habits when I’m away from home. This article has simple tips to help you focus on staying healthy even when you are traveling.