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Friday Book Club! What are you reading?

Friday Book Club! What are you all reading? Anything you recommend? Anything you're looking forward to? I'm swamped with final exams and the fiction projects from our course, so not reading much outside of that right now. But have a few books I'm looking forward to!...

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Hot Chocolate Cups Go To…

I see there is a great love of hot chocolate cups here. :) (You know, those cups that some people use for coffee, but not me!) I ended up drawing 6 names instead of 2, just because 2 seemed kind of inadequate to the interest. 3...

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A Cup of Hot Chocolate

Look what's finally here! The hot chocolate cups! Just in time for spring probably, sigh. (Okay, so we get a little swamped over here and not everything gets done. But all this snow was motivating, hot chocolate wise.) Who wants one? With a little bit of...

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Revising & making truffles–what about you?

Some days I enjoy revising so much. There's something very therapeutic about it, like cleaning up a room before you show it off to guests. A little word trimmed here, a sentence cleared up there, shining it up. [Ironically, cleaning up an actual room would be...

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Book Valentine’s?

Valentine's Day! A day which in regular life I have some reticence toward--if you're in an established couple, hopefully you make time for each other (and chocolate!) without marketers telling you that today has to be the day, and if you're single...

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Take Time to Celebrate!

Take Time to Celebrate this Week! So I've been thinking a lot about celebrating successes, and I would really like to have a space here that encourages us all to do that. I think it's something a lot of us don't take time to do. And I...

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Happy Crêpe Day! (la Fête de la Chandeleur)

A public service message to remind you that tomorrow (Feb 2) is Crêpe Day! La Chandeleur, in France, which is when, instead of waiting for a groundhog to see his shadow (or hopefully not), the French make crêpes and everyone flips one with a gold...

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“That Guy” (Mr. Darcy)

My daughter, as she finishes watching the last episode of Pride and Prejudice (the Colin Firth version, of course--BBC): Daughter: Sigh. "You know, I'd like that guy a lot better if he had a sense of humor. He's always so...

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