Hello ghouls and monstrosities! It’s that time of year again – Halloween! I will be posting ten posts all about Halloween, counting up to the night itself! Comment below, follow me and enjoy! Muhahahahaha ~ * ~ As you can … Continue reading →
First off let me just say: Halloween 2010 was awesome. We organized a house party with all manner of wonderful people invited. Smithy and I ran around all day while the Boy was at his job, finding pumpkins and decorations … Continue reading →
My grandmother’s birthday is today. In my childhood, she would sing as songs while she crocheted and let us get whatever chocolatey cereal we wanted at the store. She was brought up on a farm in Portugal, with two much … Continue reading →
Hello ghouls and monstrosities! It’s that time of year again – Halloween! I will be posting ten posts all about Halloween, counting up to the night itself! Comment below, follow me and enjoy! Muhahahahaha ~ * ~ Yeah, I realize … Continue reading →
Hello ghouls and monstrosities! It’s that time of year again – Halloween! I will be posting ten posts all about Halloween, counting up to the night itself! Comment below, follow me and enjoy! Muhahahahaha ~ * ~ So, here, in … Continue reading →
I care not for riches, and do not miss them since only cleverness prevails in the end. That line about sums up the main character, Emma – or Emmanline if you’re from the Vanderbilt side of the family. This book … Continue reading →
My parents’ are celebrating their anniversary today. 32 years. A lifetime, really. They are celebrating by trekking out into the woods to find me a tree branch for a reception DIY for December. They’re good parents :) All the best … Continue reading →
My parents were always big on the “know where you’re from” thing. As such, my first language was Portuguese (it helped, I think, that 99% of our family only spoke Portuguese). I grew up with stories about the land of … Continue reading →
I have waxed philosophical about bread before: the general rundown is that I love it. Any excuse to have it is a valid justification for having bread. Those excuses could be “Honey, I made soup tonight!” or “We have butter … Continue reading →
Hey guys – sorry about the mum-ness on the whole wedding thing.
Truth is that I have been doing all the nitty gritty things lately. Confirming the DJ, Booking a Photographer, Trying to get the Caterer to return my calls (sigh). None of that is particularly illuminating or pretty or photogenic, so I haven’t posted about it.
Then today we got our invites and started that whole process. And that is much more fun to talk about – but, not as fun as recapping the bridal shower, which I promised to do so long ago and never got around to …
“Evil leaves its mark on a place. Burns itself in the stones so deep that only something truly pure and good can get it out.” I love a good Gothic Romance – the combo of old (possibly haunted) houses, heroines … Continue reading →
My computer’s been restarting by itself all day, but I think it’s finally settled down, so I am going to post this real quick. Here is a pic of me from 2007. South Africa. Trip of a lifetime. I highly … Continue reading →
I will be honest: I found this through Netflix. More importantly, many months ago I had an Agatha Christie marathon that triggered Netflix’s very complicated, often erroneous select-to-watch algorithm to point me at Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter, which led me … Continue reading →
This week is a special week. Every September, as the leaves turn colour and the air gets cooler and students start the long-winding road into debt as they purchase more books at the university library – there is one week … Continue reading →