Top Ten Tuesday: 10 of My Favorite Fictional Couples From Literature and Film

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish. Happy Valentine's Day! I hope you are feeling the love today. Valentine's Day has never been a really big deal to me. My fiance and I tend to do little things. He usually picks up flowers for me, usually … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 10 of My Favorite Fictional Couples From Literature and Film

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Love Quotes from Fantasy Books

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature from The Broke and the Bookish. It was not easy to pick a topic for this post. I had several ideas, but they all led me to dead ends. When I finally decided I wanted to do quotes, I wasn't sure what to pick. Shakespeare? Classic lit? Awkward … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Love Quotes from Fantasy Books

Baking for Bookworms: Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes from Gabrielle Zevin’s The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

Happy Valentine's Day everyone! Today's post makes a great breakfast (or dinner) for the one you love. There's something about pancakes that speaks to home and care. (You can scroll down for my earlier post about this book) There's not a lot of food mentioned in the novel. Pancakes and grilled cheese sandwiches are the … Continue reading Baking for Bookworms: Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes from Gabrielle Zevin’s The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

My Literature Blind Date from the Library

I think it goes without saying that I love books and any place with books, or talks about books, or sells books... All leading me to say that I love my library. Libraries of all kinds are amazing wonderful creatures that deserve to be preserved. In Corvallis, we're lucky to have an awesome library. The … Continue reading My Literature Blind Date from the Library

My Shop was Featured on the Etsy Blog!

I am so excited and honored and thrilled and all those lovely things to have been included as one of the featured artists on Etsy blog. All of these artists make truly special, beautiful, romantic gifts and I'm proud to be included among them. Please go to my Etsy site, Aliza's Inklings for more information … Continue reading My Shop was Featured on the Etsy Blog!