Top Ten Tuesday: Halloween Freebie

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature, brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish. Happy Halloween! It's so strange--as a kid you're excited about Halloween no matter what day of the week it falls on, but as an adult I feel like I'm usually more excited about the weekend closest to it. This … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Halloween Freebie

Fairy Tale Adaptations Perfect for Halloween Viewing

As a companion to the post I did yesterday, I thought I'd share some Halloween appropriate movies for the less horror-inclined. There are many to choose from, but to narrow it down, I choose only fairy-tale adaptations. However, I have lots of suggestions, so I'll have to do another one (maybe a musical post?) next … Continue reading Fairy Tale Adaptations Perfect for Halloween Viewing

Top Ten Tuesday: Fairy Tale Adaptations Perfect for Not-So-Scary Halloween Reading

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature brought to you by the Broke and the Bookish. So this week's topic was a Halloween-inspired freebie, and since I'm not a horror aficionado and have not read nearly enough vampire/werewolf books to come up with ten possibilities, I decided to stick with something I would actually read … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Fairy Tale Adaptations Perfect for Not-So-Scary Halloween Reading

Last Minute Costumes

A great costume is the work of planning, effort, and craft skills. But sometimes time has run out, a last minute invitation has popped up, and you need a costume now. Make that yesterday. Luckily, most have something in our closets that can be transformed into a great costume pretty easily with the addition of … Continue reading Last Minute Costumes

Baking for Bookworms: the Death Day cake from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

They say that even the best laid plans fail. But since my plan wasn't even closet to being that good, I guess I shouldn't be surprised that this cake was basically a complete failure. I'm sorry that this wasn't posted on time, but I had to come to terms with this cake before I could … Continue reading Baking for Bookworms: the Death Day cake from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets