Author: Laci

Paperback Perils: Tempests and Slaughter

Title: Tempests and Slaughter Author: Tamora Pierce Publication Date: 2018 Publishing House: Random House Reading this book brought back my childhood. I started reading Pierce’s books as a little 6th grader with The Immortals quartet and have read all of her books since them. If you are familiar with the worlds of Tamora Pierce this book

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Weekend Wanderings: Pencils

You are probably thinking, pencils? Really?  Yes, pencils because there are some neat ones out there. I don’t use them nearly as much as my boyfriend, Keltin. I wanted to share with you some neat ones. Keltin loves to write long hand versus on a computer for at least his first draft of things and these

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Foodie Friday: Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

I love cooking in cast iron. My dad cooks in it a lot and I grew up learning how. Today’s recipe is a modified version of one that I found in a cast iron cook book. This is probably one of my favorite fall recipes, just perfect for cold weather. Hearty and savory. Note: I

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Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta: Balloon Flight

During October the International Balloon Fiesta took place in Albuquerque, New Mexico. If you ever get the chance go. There were 550 registered balloon pilots. Our first morning at the fiesta was the morning that we were scheduled to go up in a balloon. I’d had this planned for months, done and paid for the

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Paperback Perils: Nope Book Tag

I’m a bit behind on reading Tempests and Slaughter this week so I thought it with be the perfect time to respond to a book tag. I don’t do these too often and I’m excited to do this one. I was tagged by BookWormMuse, thank you! 1. NOPE Ending: A book ending that made you go

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Foodie Friday: Easy Pasta Sauce

Good morning! I hope your Friday is going well, if its not, well at least tomorrow is Saturday. This week’s recipe is easy, something you can throw together with limited ingredients. Ingredients:  Pasta Cherry Tomatoes – Sliced in Half Butter Lemon – Zest and Juice (you can use white wine vinegar also or instead of

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! I hope you day is full of Treats and not too many Tricks. This year Keltin and I are dressed up as Squints Palledorous and Wendy Peffercorn from The Sandlot. I kinda love couples costumes. I’m watching Hocus Pocus tonight. My favorite Halloween movie. What are you dressed as today? Have a great day! Instagram│Facebook│Twitter│YouTube

Paperback Perils: Uprooted

Title: Uprooted Author: Naomi Novik Publication Date: 2015 Publishing House: Del Rey Recently for my Book of the Month I selected Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik and I loved it. I had to read more of her work and the one that I heard the most about was Uprooted.  Quick synopsis: Agnieszka loves her quiet home despite the

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Autumn at the Arboretum

This post is a bit late but I wanted to share with everyone the Dallas Arboretum‘s fall decorations. Every year the arboretum builds a pumpkin village around a theme. Last year it was The Wizard of Oz, this year the theme is Neverland. Complete with a Pirate Ship, Pixie Hollow, mermaid, and crocodile. It is worth going to

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Foodie Friday: Cake Batter Cookies

We all have those times when we want to bring something homemade to a party or potluck but don’t always have all the ingredients on hand to make the whole recipe from scratch. This cookie recipe is one that I have gotten a ton of compliments on. The cookies come out of the oven soft

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