Recipes, Seasonal

Recipe – Pumpkin Spice Syrup to Sweeten Your Autumn Isolation

I'm going to be perfectly honest, when my province went into a state of emergency back in March, I couldn't have fathomed it lasting this long. To my surprise, summer came and went, and then the first orange leaf floated to the pavement in my backyard. It was bittersweet. Bitter, because I realized we had… Continue reading Recipe – Pumpkin Spice Syrup to Sweeten Your Autumn Isolation

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Christmas Cookies and Book Pairings – Day 7

Day 7 - Stockings and Spells by Nancy Warren Here it is, my final pick. I chose today's book based on the fact that it's the most enjoyable book I read this year that was set entirely throughout the holiday season. It's the 4th instalment of the Vampire Knitting Club cozy mystery series, and it's… Continue reading Christmas Cookies and Book Pairings – Day 7

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Christmas Cookies and Book Pairings – Day 5

Day 5 - Harbour by John A Lindqvist There are so many good horror books set in the wintertime, but oddly enough, many of them are still on my TBR list (get on it Santa!). That said, when I think of cold horror books, Lindqvist always comes to mind. This one takes place on an… Continue reading Christmas Cookies and Book Pairings – Day 5

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Christmas Cookies and Book Pairings – Day 2

Day 2 - Magic For Liars by Sarah Gailey Sometimes, all you need to get that magical Christmas feeling is read a book about magic... and murder. This story takes the oh-so-familiar magic school trope and gives the reader a new perspective on it. Our lead, Ivy, is summoned to the private academy not because… Continue reading Christmas Cookies and Book Pairings – Day 2