If you ask me, Valentine’s Day is an annoying holiday. When you’re single, it’s a reminder that unlike seemingly everyone else on the planet, you have no one to send you roses and chocolates, and you’ll be alone forever. And if you’re part of a couple, there’s a lot of artificial pressure to make the […]
Over the Christmas/New Years holidays, I experimented with making overnight gingerbread waffles, and this is what I came up with. They’re great on their own, and then you drizzle sweet-tart lemon curd on top, and they get even better.
Since I discovered the recipe years ago (via Orangette), I’ve […]
If you have holiday gatherings to attend, chocolate bark is one of the easiest homemade treats you can bring. Basically, just melt chocolate and add things to it. There are standbys that are always good, but you can get really creative with your choice of add-ins. We had a party yesterday, and I made […]
Peanuts and tomatoes sound like a weird combination, don’t they? I mean, you’d never think to put tomato slices on a peanut butter sandwich. Or maybe you would, because you’re much more creative than I am. Or you’re from an area of the world where that combination is commonplace. But that’s part of […]
Have you ever made (or eaten) tomato jam? Before this summer, I’d never made it before, but I had tried a jar of a commercially-made version, and it was fantastic. Unfortunately it was also $12 for a small jar, so buying it regularly wasn’t going to happen. With a little googling, I discovered that it’s […]
My name is Rachel and I live in wonderful Portland, OR. Transient Expression is about fashion, style, and DIY. I love to share craft projects, cute outfits, recipes, and inspiration for living a handmade life.
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