Author: Laci

Weekend Wanderings: Homemade Laundry Detergent

While in Kansas over the Christmas holiday my boyfriend and I made homemade powdered laundry detergent. So far it has worked great for both regular clothes (jeans, t-shirts, towels,etc) and for delicates. I wanted to share the recipe. Ingredients: 2 Bars of White Zote Soap (400g per bar) 1 Box Borax (4lbs) 1 Box Arm

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Foodie Friday: Italy Inspired – Risotto

Italy Inspired

I love risotto but it is always expensive at restaurants. Some of the best risotto that I have ever had was in Sienna, Italy. On the outdoor patio I had Gorgonzola risotto with pears and a balsamic sauce. Glorious. My attempted recreation of it was not to my liking but my parents loved it. Anyway

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Colorado: Tundra Hike: August 2017

On the way back from Estes Park, driving back along Trail Ridge Road we stopped at the Tundra Communities Trailhead. This trail is half a mile from trailhead to end one way. The trail gives you the opportunity to view the beauty of the Alpine Tundra without harming it, as long as you stay on

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Mystery Blogger Award

I’ve been nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award! Thank you Moments with Cynthia for this nomination! RULES: Put the award logo/image on your blog. List the rules. Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog. Mention the creator of the award and provide a link as well. Tell your readers 3 things

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Paperback Perils: Werewolves of Fantasy Literature

Besides dragons, werewolves are a consistent mythical creature in fantasy literature. They are particularly prominent in the subgenre of Urban Fantasy. I particularly enjoy this subgenre because it contrasts the world of magic to that of technology. Urban Fantasy is not all I’m looking at here but it has a definite presence.   Harry Potter:

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Weekend Wanderings: Wild Acre Brewing Company

I love a good beer and enjoy trying out new ones. If you remember by ranting love of the craft beer I found in Alaska, you know dark beers are my go to. When I get the opportunity, which is not as often as I would like, I make my way to a local brewery.

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Colorado: Trail Ridge Road: August 2017

Once we were off the Cascade Falls trails Keltin and I decided to make our way to Estes Park by way of Trail Ridge Road. The Highway to the Sky is 48 miles long and takes about two hours to drive due to the road grade and switch backs. For Keltin and I it took

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Paperback Perils: Dragons of Fantasy Literature

“No, I would not want to live in a world without dragons, as I would not want to live in a world without magic, for that is a world without mystery, and that is a world without faith.” – Streams of Silver, R. A. Salvatore As you can probably tell from my past Paperback Perils

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