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Eating & Drinking My Way Through Budapest

Eating & Drinking My Way Through Budapest

December 09, 2018

Holy shit, ya’ll. Budapest is foodie and wino heaven. My body was not prepared for this magical journey. My normal routine any time I travel…

10 Commandments Of Community Organizing

10 Commandments Of Community Organizing

December 05, 2018

“Wait, this isn’t your full time job?” is a question I’ve heard more than once since founding Kansas City Women in Technology(KCWiT) over…

Kombucha Brewing 101

Kombucha Brewing 101

November 30, 2018

Hobbypost during funemployment time! A few years ago I discovered Kombucha, a fizzy fermented probiotic drink, and got quite addicted. The…

All The Dumb Mistakes I Made Building My First Gatsby Site

All The Dumb Mistakes I Made Building My First Gatsby Site

November 28, 2018

Another post in my funemployment blog series. So anytime I’m on #funemployment (which face it, has been about once a year lately, sighhhh…

An A11y Testing Tool Primer

An A11y Testing Tool Primer

November 20, 2018

Welcome to my funemployment blog series. It’ll probably include new posts about the joys of Kombucha brewing, but for today I’m talking…

Jewelbots Workshop Best Practices

Jewelbots Workshop Best Practices

July 07, 2018

Coding & Cupcakes has run several Jewelbots workshops now, and we’ve compiled a list of best practices and tips & tricks. Everything we do…

Angular 2+ Reactive Form - Adding & Removing Form Controls

Angular 2+ Reactive Form - Adding & Removing Form Controls

May 17, 2018

Complicated Problem 5: I need to dynamically add and remove form controls & form groups Ok, let’s pretend we have an interface like so…

Angular 2+ Reactive Form - Submitting Checkboxes

Angular 2+ Reactive Form - Submitting Checkboxes

May 16, 2018

Complicated Problem 4: I have a bunch of checkboxes and need to submit an array of selected ids There’s the HTML appropriate/semantic way to…

Angular 2+ Reactive Forms - Control Value Accessor Intro

Angular 2+ Reactive Forms - Control Value Accessor Intro

May 15, 2018

Complicated Problem 3: I need to display one thing in an input field for the user but submit something else A common use case for this…

Angular 2+ Reactive Forms - Custom Validation

Angular 2+ Reactive Forms - Custom Validation

May 14, 2018

Complicated Problem 2: I need custom validation rules Angular is super nice and gives us some basic validators out of the box. We can also…

Angular 2+ Reactive Form - Dynamic Required Fields

Angular 2+ Reactive Form - Dynamic Required Fields

May 13, 2018

Complicated Problem 1: I need dynamic required fields Let’s say we only want the subcategories field to be required if categories has a…

Angular 2+ Reactive Form - Complicated Problems Series

Angular 2+ Reactive Form - Complicated Problems Series

May 12, 2018

“Why’d you have to go and make things so complicated?” - Avril Lavigne, implementing Angular 2 forms in 2018 We’ve had typeaheads for a…

72 EFBs in a weekend

72 EFBs in a weekend

November 21, 2017

This August in a moment of extreme travel hanger I was introduced to EFBs - emergency freezer burritos - by my friend Kristin. They’ve been…

Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde

October 28, 2017

Sauces are the secret to keeping meal prep from getting dull, but they are labor intensive. Basically anything that requires my blender or…

Chicken & Wild Rice

Chicken & Wild Rice

August 03, 2017

Easy meal prep for balanced carbs and protein. Feel free to change chicken amount to meet your macros, it won’t affect the rest of the…

Jennifer's Poke Bowl

Jennifer's Poke Bowl

August 03, 2017

I’ve had a poke bowl obsession since I first heard of them in 2016. A Hawaiian dish, poke literally means chopped up fish. The diced fish…

Polenta and Pulled Pork

Polenta and Pulled Pork

August 02, 2017

This is my go-to morning meal for a good carb boost before I hit the gym.

Chicken avocado bowls

Chicken avocado bowls

July 28, 2017

I hate chicken. It bores me to tears, but has high protein and low fat, so I feel like I’m forever searching for ways to make it tolerable…

Finally decided to adult and build a personal website

Finally decided to adult and build a personal website

June 01, 2017

I’ve needed to make a personal website for forever, but finally made this so I can share my awesome instant pot meal prep recipes. I may…