Category Archives: Review

Recipes I’ve Tried 5

It had been my plan to make macaroni and cheese. I had this recipe from Cleverly Simple. I was going to make Mac and Cheese and I was finally going to stuff peppers. I started by making rice, which I … Continue reading

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Recipes I’ve tried 3

I’m back to using the crockpot. And, boy, does that feel right. Or, it felt right on Sunday morning when I made something that was half eggplant lasagna and half crockpot spaghetti. I was not into it the following morning … Continue reading

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Recipes I’ve Tried 2

This week, I foolishly tried a whole bunch of recipes that didn’t involve my slow cooker.   That was a mistake.   But, I did have a revelation because of this and I’m going to carry it forward: I get … Continue reading

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Recipes I’ve tried

In an effort to be an adult, I paid the money back in April for my very own CSA share with the lovely Porter Farms. I thought to myself, “hey! I can support a local farm! And, make sure I … Continue reading

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Review: Dessange Color Corrector

You may not know this about me, but I dye my hair. What can I say, I like to try new things. Blonde has been my jam for awhile now and so when Influenster asked if I would like to … Continue reading

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Review: Within a Budding Grove by Marcel Proust.

In Search of Lost Time is still my favorite novel. And, I have to say, while Within A Budding Grove is certainly a suggestive and metaphorical and lovely title, I feel that the more recent translation’s title is more keeping … Continue reading

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Review: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

I’ve thought for awhile now about what I should say about this book. I loved it. I just loved it. And, I binged on it over a weekend when I really should have been doing so many other things. I … Continue reading

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Review: Beautiful Chaos by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Why do I keep putting myself on the waiting list for these books? The Beautiful Creatures are books about the “caster world” in which there is a magical world that exists right along side the human world. In the first … Continue reading

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Review: Home by Toni Morrison

I can’t believe I’m just now posting this review when it was the first book I finished in 2014. This is the story of Frank Money who finds himself in the position of having to rescue his sister from a … Continue reading

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Review: Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Sussana Clark

This book was recommended to me when it came out awhile ago and then was recommended to me again a couple years ago by Joy Killyjoy, the ’52 Spitfire. They told me that it was a “winter book”. And, I … Continue reading

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