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A Super Quick Insight into Our Major Learning Project

A Little Preface Before I Chit Chat Away

Welcome, everyone to my blog, and thanks for stopping in. Like always, I appreciate each and every one of you that stop by and I know that sometimes it can be a lengthy read, so thanks for spending your valuable time with me. I am so grateful for all of the feedback and inspiration that comes my way.

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Before I get started on the main course of my blog prompt for this week, I wanted to briefly let all my new peers know that the goal of the course isn’t to be the most current on Twitter, to have the most detailed, researched, and professional blog out there, or even to be the most knowledgeable student in the class in the subject matter we’re discussing that day. Let me tell you right now that I know exactly how you feel, and I was once in that same position too. So, if you’re feeling overwhelmed with the amount of information you are consuming and feeling like you need to put it into action immediately, take a deep breath. Slow down. Like a very wise teacher once told me, start at the start, begin at the beginning, and commence at the commencement. It’s about starting a journey and growing throughout. Having a growth mindset attitude is the most important thing in this class, or from what I have gathered taking three previous classes very similar to this one.

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Anywhere, I Don’t Care, Summary of Learning’s Gotta Start Somewhere

Wrapping Up EC&I 831 with a
Summary of Learning Final Project

A Bit of a Background Story

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To be completely honest, the Summary of Learning is something that I stress about before the course even begins. I seem to struggle jumping out of the box, and put a lot of stress on myself to find something new, be different, creative, and hopefully, one day ends up on the list of Great Ones. Why does that hold so much attention you ask? I’m not sure. Maybe it’s because being personally better than I once was is something I always strive for, or maybe it’s being able to go above and beyond and get to that next step. Whatever the reason may be, it’s something that motivates me but also scares the living daylights out of me at the same time.

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Gimme One About the Teacher Who’s, Tryin’ to Learn a Cricut Project or Two

Wrapping Up the Final Learning Project

Making T-Shirts & The Easy Press Purchase

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I know that Curtis was really looking forward to an apron this semester, and Leigh would probably agree that it would complete the look, but it has been something that I have been putting off. Why you might ask? Well, I know how to make the vinyl and I have watched a ton of videos on how to do the heat press transfer, but I don’t have a regular old iron and I was waiting for a Black Friday sale to find a good deal on an Easy Press 9×9. Now the problem is really, what colour do I get? And there is a $15-$20 difference between Raspberry ($141.29), Mint ($156.76), and Daybreak ($169.97). So, now all of the choices to make! The sale is running all Black Friday weekend, so it gives me some time to make a choice. I think I’m going towards the mint one, as it’s right down the middle in terms of pricing, and I know it won’t get dirty as fast as the white one. (UPDATE: I got the mint one. I went to see the Daybreak one in person, and although I love it, I couldn’t justify the price when the Raspberry one was so much cheaper. Therefore, I went down the middle and got the Mint one.) I’m not in love with the Raspberry red, but I do like the price. Maybe one day if I really stick to this and get better at it, the Easy Press Mini would be a good idea to have too. Time will only tell on that one.

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