Farmers Market, Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday: Pistachio Gremolata with Seared Salmon

I made this recipe a few weeks ago when my boyfriends parents were in town. I found it in a cookbook for cooking with fresh herbs. This recipe came out perfectly. It was fresh, lite, and a great start to spring. This recipe is fairly each but making the gremolata is a little time consuming… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Pistachio Gremolata with Seared Salmon

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Paperback Perils

Paperback Perils: A Darker Shade of Magic

Title: A Darker Shade of Magic Author: V. E. Schwab Publication Date: 2015 Publishing House: Macmillian Publishers A Darker Shade of Magic is the first book in the Shades of Magic trilogy. You can breathe a sigh of relief because all three books in the series have been published already. I loved this book the… Continue reading Paperback Perils: A Darker Shade of Magic

Paperback Perils, Texas, Weekend Wanderings

Weekend Wanderings: St. Patrick’s Day and Recycled Books

St. Patrick’s Day was not wild and crazy for my boyfriend and me but there was good beer. We headed to Denton and enjoyed a beer on the square. The is a new brewing company in the area called Rabbit Hole Brewing and we taste tested the Rapture Fusion Brown Ale. The beer is definitely… Continue reading Weekend Wanderings: St. Patrick’s Day and Recycled Books

Farmers Market, Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday: Tex Select Farms: March Grab Box

If you live in the Fort Worth Area and love fresh green you need to check out TexSelect Farms. They are at the Clearfork farmers market most Saturdays. Grab boxes are $20 and well worth the money. Most of the time they last my boyfriend and me two weeks. I have used these greens and… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Tex Select Farms: March Grab Box

China, Travel Tales

China: Xi’an and the Terracotta Army: March 2016

If you ever have the chance to visit China then make  sure that your path leads to the city of Xi’an and the Terracotta Soldiers. Each and every soldier has a different face. But I’m getting ahead of myself here. Xi’an was the second city we visited in China. The city did have quite a… Continue reading China: Xi’an and the Terracotta Army: March 2016

Fiction & Poetry

Poetry: Scavenger Hunt

Books, wonders of humanity, stories that last centuries. Ideas that persist through, through years and change. Books are now easy to find online but I prefer the search. To find the stories that I crave in quiet corners of a used bookstore. Sitting on the floor, looking up at shelves packed with books. Listening for… Continue reading Poetry: Scavenger Hunt

Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday: Raspberry-Lime Yogurt Dip

I know, it has been awhile since I posted a recipe but life gets in the way. Anyway I have done a ton of cooking recently and I have a few fantastic recipes to post. The first of which is perfect for spring. My boyfriend’s parents were in town last weekend and we decided that… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Raspberry-Lime Yogurt Dip

China, Travel Tales

China: Bell and Drum Towers with Tea: March 2016

I hope that everyone has adjusted well to the time change. Happy Pie Day! Let us travel back to the beauty of China. After the a final ride in the rickshaws we visited the bell and drum towers. These towers signaled the open and closing of the city gates at one point in Beijing’s history.… Continue reading China: Bell and Drum Towers with Tea: March 2016

Paperback Perils

Paperback Perils: The City of Brass

Title: The City of Brass Author: S.A. Chakraborty Publication Date: 2017 Publishing House: HarperCollins Publishers Add this book to your to read list. Chakraborty does an excellent job of creating an enthralling world and complex characters. I read this book in about three days, could not put it down. I will warn you though, this… Continue reading Paperback Perils: The City of Brass

Fiction & Poetry

Flash Fiction: Faerie Stories

I don't have much experience writing flash fiction but I was inspired by fellow blogger, KaylaAnn, to try my hand at writing some. I hope that you enjoy the story. ************ Cities weren’t meant to contain these horrors. Beneath the building is the foundation of civilization and in the tall towers technology reigns supreme. Monsters… Continue reading Flash Fiction: Faerie Stories