My experience with JoJo Moyes has been pretty mixed. I absolutely loved Me Before You. Admittedly, it was total chick lit, but her character development really draws in the reader and forces an emotional investment in the outcome. Moyes’ followup, The Girl You Left Behind, was lackluster at best. The characters were stale and the plot just…

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Hello! I thought I’d start a “How to Crochet” series for anyone interested.  Before we get into how to actually make stitches, there are some important things to discuss. Crocheting is a form of needlework or fiber art that uses various types of yarns and strings with hooks of different sizes to create a wide…

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  First off, I’m a Marvel woman for life. Rogue is perfection to me in her imperfect, awkwardly busted beautiful awesomeness, and I’ve never been much of a TV watcher. I never did see the television show of Wonder Woman (yes, even though I’m older than some dinosaurs according to anyone under 30) – Linda…

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Maddy is a social worker with a borderline abusive husband named Ben. He assaults her verbally, throws heirlooms at walls, and, at the very least, is a total asshole. He suffers from road rage and while driving recklessly he gets into a near-deadly accident in which he endures a few scrapes and Maddy sustains potentially…

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It is impossible to forget the title of this book, as the narrator repeats it at least twenty-seven times throughout Whistling Past the Graveyard. The phrase refers to the act of distracting yourself from uncomfortable circumstances by doing something pleasant, or fixating on sunnier pastures. If asked to use the phrase in a sentence, I would…

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I’m finally going to do it. I’m hopping across the giant Atlantic Puddle, and I’m way too excited. 29 days will likely be quickly scooped up in history, but not nearly as fast as I’m hoping! I WANT TO GO TODAY!!! I’ll be hopefully doing at least one or two articles/week about the fun over…

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The BEST frozen popsicles – Homemade – Simple – Delicious – Low Calorie   For some places around the world (like where I’m currently sitting in Antigua, Caribbean), “summer” is a constant. Other places, (like my hatching land of Ontario, Canada), only sees the heat for a few short months (read: hours).   But what…

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Look at the cover of this book. It looks like an Oprah Book Club Book – my least favorite type of book. Some fancy elegant pillows, precariously stacked at a jaunty angle. I had no clue what this book would be about, but the title led me to believe that it was maybe a knit…

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Let’s have a discussion about communication! Below are some of the ways I personally have communicated​ with others. Not all of them are positive, but they can AFFECT an EFFECT that might not be expected. Without going into details, in the last couple of weeks, I’ve had some hard conversations, and some even truly deep…

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First off, I’m gonna say that you can legit do this with a host of veggies and other fun stuff, as it’s similar to the cream of multi-veggie soup I posted back in… November I think it was. Creamy Veggie Soup Recipe If this is your first recipe from me, you’ve gotta know, I’m not…

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