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Adventures in Ratio Baking: Baking Gluten-Free Cakes

Adventures in Ratio Baking: Baking Gluten-Free Cakes

My mom has been gluten-free for years. It started when she was diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder called Myasthenia Gravis about 15 years ago. She made two attempts to be gluten-free before it finally stuck the second time. The first time around, there was an […]

Book Review: The God Queen by M. L. Tishner

Book Review: The God Queen by M. L. Tishner

Title: The God Queen (Rebirth Book 1) Author: M. L. Tishner Publisher: Self-published Publication date: October 22, 2019 Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction Summary: Rei lives in a backwater town on Earth, dreaming of the day she can avenge her older brother Niklaryn’s death at the hands of Infiernen, an instrument of […]

Book Review: Beside Herself by Elizabeth LaBan

Book Review: Beside Herself by Elizabeth LaBan

Title: Beside Herself Author: Elizabeth LaBan Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Publication date: October 22, 2019 Genre: Fiction, Women’s Fiction Summary: Hannah is a happily married mother of two. Until she discovers her husband cheated on her. He assures her it’s over and literally becomes ill every time it comes up, but […]

Queen of the Garden of Girls, part 10

Queen of the Garden of Girls, part 10

Chapter Five Jane was much older than me. You could say I was going through a phase. Older women were simply much more appealing. My mother wasn’t happy, and that only further encouraged me. Jane was two decades older, quite matronly. She doted on me as though I […]

Book Review: Sacred Bride by David Hair and Cath Mayo

Book Review: Sacred Bride by David Hair and Cath Mayo

Title: Sacred Bride, Book 3 in the Olympus series Authors: David Hair and Cath Mayo Publisher: Canelo Publication date: October 14, 2019 Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fantasy Summary: In Book 3 of the Olympus series, tension between Achaea (Greece) and Troy are mounting while Odysseus’ love for the forbidden Kyshanda of Troy […]

Stories and Writing Related Posts I’ve Enjoyed from the Blogging Community #4

Stories and Writing Related Posts I’ve Enjoyed from the Blogging Community #4

Happy Publication Day to The Throne of the Five Winds by S. C. Emmett! Check out my review here, and another great review over at the Witty and Sarcastic Bookclub. Stories I’ve Enjoyed Would I Recommend Being a Stay-at-Home-Mom? No. Maybe. Sort of… from Geek […]

Finding Magic in Motherhood, Part 6: The Story of a Lamp

Finding Magic in Motherhood, Part 6: The Story of a Lamp

When I first envisioned my road to motherhood, it was full of sparkles and glows. I thought of my body changing, had even said goodbye to my pre-baby body in preparation for the coming changes. I expected morning sickness, aches, exhaustion, and a growing belly […]

Adventures in Ratio Baking: Bread

Adventures in Ratio Baking: Bread

I’m a bread-oholic. I love bread, as long as it’s not sourdough or rye. My family loves to tell the story of the time we were at a restaurant and, instead of oogling the (apparently) good looking guy, I was eyeing the tray of bread […]

Book Review: The Throne of the Five Winds by S. C. Emmett

Book Review: The Throne of the Five Winds by S. C. Emmett

Title: The Throne of the Five Winds Author: S. C. Emmett Publisher: Orbit Publication date: October 15, 2019 Genre: Fantasy Summary: After Khir is conquered by Zhaon, the Great Rider’s daughter Mahara is sent to be the Crown Prince of Zhaon’s wife to secure peace. Komor Yala, Mahara’s friend and lady-in-waiting, […]

Book Review: Dominion of the Star by Angelica Clyman

Book Review: Dominion of the Star by Angelica Clyman

Title: Dominion of the Star Author: Angelica Clyman Publisher: Indie Angel Books Publication date: July 20, 2015 Genre: Fantasy Summary: Eighteen years ago, the Earth was wrecked with destruction during an Eclipse. Out of the chaos rose Sebastian Za’in, the man who took power and imposed his own Angelic order on […]

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