#blogging #netlify

Deploying my blog using Netlify

Why Netlify? I have a confession to make. In all the time I’ve been building website, I have never set up deployment myself. It’s confusing and time consuming and I’m lucky that I’m married to an engineer who usually can take care of setting up servers and hosting for me. I figured it’s about time I tried to figure it out on my own. I have been to meetups and developer conferences in the past few months where I’ve seen presenters talk about Netlify and how easy it is to deploy websites using this tool, so here goes… ...

#blogging #hugo #markdown

Building a blog with Hugo

Up and going Install Hugo brew install hugo Create project hugo new site quickstart Pick a theme Picking a theme from the many beautiful ideas might be the hardest step. One you’ve picked a theme that you love, simply navigate to your project’s theme directory and clone the theme. cd quickstart/themes git clone [...] From here, most of the themes have a great readme for additional configuration. The steps I took were to copy the theme’s config. ...

#travel #Disney

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

I’m going to Disneyland!! This trip was planned somewhat last minute on the basis of needing to get another Disneyland trip in to justify the cost of our annual passes AND the Food & Wine Festival was going on, one of the highlights of the year when we were back in Orlando and this was the only weekend we could get down to Anaheim. So, we checked flights, set up a dog sitter and booked ourselves a hotel on a Sunday evening, six days out. ...