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Alice by Christina Henry

First of all, hello and Happy 2021!! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas, New Years and whatever else you may have celebrated at that time! I want to apologize for not posting for awhile, and hopefully I will be more consistent with posting this year. Fingers crossed! 🤞🏻 So on to the book.… Continue reading Alice by Christina Henry

Fabulous Foods

Shrimp Risotto

This shrimp risotto was soooo delicious, and while easy to make, is a bit time consuming. I started by removing the tails from the shrimp and cooking them in a frying pan as per the recipe. Once the shrimp was finished, I started on my risotto in my dutch oven. If you don't have a… Continue reading Shrimp Risotto

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Fall Off the Bone Pork Ribs

Tonight we had these delicious and easy to bake pork ribs for dinner. I started by mixing together the spices for the dry rub. Then I baked the ribs in the oven for 2.5 hours at 325. After baking for 2.5 hours just the dry rub The next step was mixing up the honey and… Continue reading Fall Off the Bone Pork Ribs

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Fable by Adrienne Young

Fable was a good Y.A. novel for a young reader. The characters were interesting but not overly complex, the plot flowed well and was captivating, and the romance scene was short and not overly sexual. Fable was a great character and her story was interesting and heart breaking. While it wasn't the most interesting book… Continue reading Fable by Adrienne Young

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Butternut Squash Quinoa Casserole

Not the most appetizing picture, but tastes delicious! This Butternut Squash Quinoa Casserole is fairly simple to make and delcious. I didn't make any adjustments to the recipe other than to use ground Sage instead of fresh as I didn't have any fresh Sage on hand and I used Mozzarella cheese instead of Gruyure for… Continue reading Butternut Squash Quinoa Casserole

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue is one of the most wonderful books that I have read this year. It was a beautiful book to read. The kind that is a slow burn, gentle and romantic and flowing smoothly through the story. I originally ordered the Forbidden Planet edition (on the right) but with the… Continue reading The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

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A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab

Ahh finally. I have finished the A Darker Shade of Magic trilogy and it was everything that I was hoping for and more. So satisfying. There's nothing like a book series that ends just the way you want it too. Good prevails over evil, the good guys/gals/others get what they deserve, the bad guys/gals/others get… Continue reading A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab

Fabulous Foods

Weeknight Chicken Tortellini Soup

I found this fabulous Chicken Tortellini soup on Pinterest. It was delicious! Simple ingredients and an easy to follow recipe. I didn't have any rotisserie chicken, so I just baked a couple of chicken breasts. I seasoned them with salt, paprika, poultry seasoning and white pepper (I was out of regular pepper so I thought… Continue reading Weeknight Chicken Tortellini Soup