Katy DeCorah

July 30, 2019
Create emails from a Google spreadsheet and Google doc template
Last year I wrote about how to create emails from a Google spreadsheet. I’m going to show you how to simplify the process by creating your email template in a Google doc.
April 28, 2019
Inspired by a recent tile search, I set out to create a tiled floor pattern with CSS grid. Thanks to helpful examples on Grid by Example by Rachel Andrew, I tried grid-template-areas.
March 27, 2019
Matcha latte ice cream
This week we visited Gracie’s in Leeds, NY where I had a delicious iced matcha latte sweetened with vanilla and coconut milk. Inspired, I made matcha latte ice cream.
March 27, 2019
When to automate
You will know if you have a candidate for an automation when you have: a frequent manual process, consistent data, and a trigger.
December 31, 2018
Baked Alaska flambé
I first learned about Baked Alaska from the Sims 2. Your sim could study culinary arts and this was one of the higher level dishes. I finally decided to give it a try.
December 26, 2018
Holiday kransekake
Heavily inspired by Masterclass, I attempted a Kransekake for this year’s holiday treat. I owe my success to an inexpensive sausage stuffer that helped me create uniform rings and made it a breeze to bake and assemble. I decorated it with candied cranberries and rosemary.
December 21, 2018
Gray's Crossing
A moody, muddy morning.
December 11, 2018
Write to Airtable from a Slack command
I built a Slack app that asks your workspace channel a random question every weekday. Members can submit questions via a Slack command if they wish. It’s great for ice breakers, to spark conversation, or to have something to look forward to every morning.
November 4, 2018
Storing assets in an AWS bucket
This is part II to Download Flickr photos in your Jekyll posts and a rundown of how I setup a subdomain that points at an AWS S3 bucket to host my site’s assets. And https, too!
November 4, 2018
Download Flickr photos in your Jekyll posts
I’ve stored all my photos for this blog on Flickr. For a while now I have kicked around the idea of finding a new home for them. One big reason being that a lot of the images are bloated and I would like to create my own system to control them. And now that Flickr is changing its storage policies, it’s time to move my boxes of photos out of their basement.