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Blood Magic Hat

Oh man, y’all, I just finished reading Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton and the title does not lie because there sure is a lot of blood. The magic here is pretty much 1) have special blood 2) bleed on stuff … Continue reading

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H Is For…

Hawk! No, hats! Wait, both! Of late I’ve been reading H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald and knitting hats. Just further proof that it’s always a non-stop party around here. I picked up Hawk because I swear every other … Continue reading

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It’s The Simple Things

If you ask me about things I love, probably “apples!” isn’t the first thing that would pop into my head, just cause they’re such an ordinary thing. Then I picked up The Ghost Orchard by Helen Humphreys, which is a … Continue reading

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Strange The Sweater

So y’all, I read Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor. I’ve been musing about it for the past few days and I still can’t quite make up my mind about it. Our hero Lazlo Strange develops a passion for stories … Continue reading

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Shawl: Done and Done!

So, I thought I posted some photos of that finished lace shawl but apparently I only thought about it. Life is a constant surprise to me that way – I’ve also given some thought to cleaning the kitchen floor and … Continue reading

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You know what I love? Things that are delicious! Which is basically why I picked up Flavor by Bob Homes – I hadn’t heard of it before but the cover looked tasty. (You know what I do not love? Flavour … Continue reading

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Two Steps Back

Y’all, I finished that shawl! It still needs some blocking and photos and details like that. (More to follow.) Which leaves me free to celebrate fall with a red cabled sweater. I’m making this one,  although not so incredibly yellow. … Continue reading

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