Hey all! I hope everyone is continuing to stay safe and doing whatever they need to do to get through this weird time we're all living in. If you're on the front lines providing health services, food services, delivery services, or anything else essential... THANK YOU. If you or a loved one is sick, my… Continue reading May Reading Wrap Up
A quick and easy, DIY, Stay-at-Home Maple "Latte" (no special equipment required).
April book picks!
“What day is it?” she asked. “Friday.” I caught a shadow of a smile behind Olivia’s fluttering eyes. “That’s good. I like Fridays.” “What do you remember?” She shrugged, and let her head fall back against the pillows. “Being here. I remember you, sort of. But it’s a bit like a dream. Where did you… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Cry Wolf
(358 words) She didn't want to wake up.
Thank you to Kathryn for the nomination (tag)!
Weeping Willow, cry!
No more. The wolves will keep you...
In good company.
A hack for the simplest yet delicious caramel coffee!
Every October, I buy multiple bags of tiny pumpkins from the grocery store to decorate my house. It's gorgeous, but it's also food waste, because by the time November rolls around, they're pretty rotted and molded and they go straight into the compost bin. So, this year, I thought I'd try something new. Crochet pumpkins.… Continue reading Crochet – Mini Pumpkin Patch
Harris adjusted her glasses and squared her shoulders before knocking on the door. Lewis was the kind of man who found it easy to ignore small people. Today, her goal was to make herself big, at least in his eyes. She rapped three times. From the other side, a gruff grunt came in response; a… Continue reading Flash Fiction: Crash Landing
It has been a whole month since I posted ANYTHING, and that's mostly because March has been a really challenging month -- for all of us, I'm sure. So before we dive in, I want to say that I hope you're all doing well, staying in as much as possible, and staying connected to the… Continue reading March Reading Wrap Up
January was such a great reading month for me. I fell in love with a bunch of new books AND classics. It seemed every book I picked up was better than the last. Sadly, all good things come to an end, and I did not experience that same kind of book-high in February. Instead, every… Continue reading February Reading Wrap Up
Ellie, in the trance-like state that had become too familiar to her over the recent months, patiently watched as her own hand swished the paintbrush across the canvas in broad strokes. When the image finally revealed itself to her, she sat before it and wondered how she would go about telling yet another stranger that… Continue reading Micro Fiction (Two Line Tuesday) – Conundrum
Annie stared down at the unpaid for lollipop and waited for the obligatory guilt to set in, but it didn't. The world had taken away her mother; it owed her something sweet. © Shyla Fairfax-Owen
I'm always trying to think up recipes that can be made in bulk and frozen, because as much as I enjoy cooking, during the week, it's much more of a chore than a past-time. If I can spend a Sunday afternoon cooking in bulk and freezing food for the upcoming week, I feel like I'm… Continue reading Recipe – Samosa-Style Wraps