The holidays always mean to me that wonderful food is shared with family and friends. Bringing people together to remember the past season while creating new memories of the current Holidays, I love the planning and preparing each recipe we will serve. Should it be something tried and true that everyone asks for? Or should… Continue reading Holiday Cooking and Fun Recipes
My rating: 4 of 5 stars Far superior to the movie, Pretty Woman, it references, Something Different plots the journey of Michael Maguire as he navigates his way out of the constrictive, boring life he has made for himself for years, searching for something to make him feel alive again. Temptation and perhaps his salvation… Continue reading Review of Something Different by S. A. Reid
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13030951-what-can-be” My rating: 4 of 5 stars What Can Be by Mary Calmes:From Dreamspinner Press: “Thirteen years ago, Eli went on a summer trip with his mother and never came back. Now, existing in a new life as Jacob Somerville, he’s again running from fear and memories, only to end up where he started. As… Continue reading Review of What Can Be by Mary Calmes
Five stars not only for the story but for the picture and knitting instructions at the end. I laughed until I thought I would pass out. Thanks, Amy! Now I should say in the beginning that I knit and manhandle yarn at every opportunity, so this story really sang to me. I loved the characters… Continue reading The Winter Courtship of Fur-Bearing Critters by Amy Lane (a review)
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13030902-a-present-in-swaddling-clothes” My rating: “http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/242233450″>4 of 5 stars Dreamspinners Blurb:”Josh held baby Vivien when she took her first breath in the world, and he has loved every breath she’s taken since. Now Vivien needs a home—a “for real” forever home, and Josh would love to be the one who takes her in. But Josh’s partner, Sammy,… Continue reading A Present In Swaddling Clothes by Andrew Grey – a review
T’is better to give than to receive… Posted on December 1, 2011 by speakitsname CLICK ON THE SNOWFLAKE TO OPEN THE DOOR! HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM JESS FARADAY! The holidays are a time for giving–not just giving presents, but also giving of ourselves. This is why for my Advent entry, I’ve decided to talk about a… Continue reading Tis Better To Give Than Receive from Jess Faraday
Welcome all to Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words, in other words, my ramblings on food, books, and the universe in no order whatsoever. Recently TJ Klune was blogging on whether size mattered when it came to books. My thoughts? Well, length depends, in my mind, upon the author and editor. I love long in the… Continue reading Hello world!