Browsing Category : Christmas

Christmas Cookies


So I’m not the greatest cookie decorator in the world but because Christmas only comes once a year, I wasn’t going to let my lack of skills stop me. Baking at Christmas time to Fairytale of New York playing in the background, is pretty much a tradition at this stage. And Christmas cookies are just one of the many cakes…

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Raising Ivy


On the 1st of October, Ivy was born. She was tiny, helpless and an adorable ball of fluff. The first time my sister and I saw her was when she was a week old, hidden under some Ivy ( yes, hence the name )(apparently I’m like a native American the way I name my pets). She was the only kitten…

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December: Book Reviews


Sapient     I must thank Kelsey, the publisher, for sending me this book by Jerry Kaczmarowski. It’s always interesting to read a book without having a notion what on earth it is about. Usually I read blog reviews on new releases and check out stars on goodreads before i even consider buying a book. This can set up a…

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My Not-So-Summer


A typical summer in the life of me: Finish school in an exhilarated, exhausted daze of relief looking forward to 3 months of bliss, travel, excitement and freedom (in a Dobby-with-a-sock type way). For the past few years I’ve managed to jam pack my summers with lots of fun things. I’m not someone who likes to lay around at home…

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You Got Mail


Just before Christmas last year, I won two giveaways…. on the same day. How lucky is that? I mean, I never win stuff. Never. And then all of a sudden – bam! So, yeah, that made ecstatically happy. The first one was from the lovely Michelle at Tales of Yesterday ( click HERE ). Through her twitter giveaway I won…

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Intrepid :: Book Review


I must first thank the author J.D. Brewer for sending me this. I am so grateful for the opportunity to read and review it. This was in fact my first ebook, and although at first it was strange and annoying to have to turn on my laptop to read, soon I found myself edging to open my mac; I was…

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December Wrap Up


First off, Merry Christmas to everyone and have a very happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and that it is snowing wherever you are (unlike here….. hurry up and snow already!..) As they say on weheartit, it is page 364 of 365: make the most of it. Yeah, well, I’m just gonna snuggle up by…

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My Christmas Wish List


1. Ukulele – It’s just such a cool instrument. It sounds fantastic and is really easy to carry around. I love to learn new instruments so this is next on my list. 2. Candles – I have a recent obsession with candles. I like to have them burning when I’m studying, reading or even blogging. ( yes there is one…

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Christmas Tree Cookies


IT’S CHRISTMAS!!And, what does that mean….?  It’s time for some very festive baking. So what’s more festive than some cookies in the shape of Christmas trees?! I made your basic dough and rolled it out and then cut a whole pile of stars in different sizes. When they cooled I stuck them together in a tiered shape with some icing.I…

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