Austen · Cinderella · Historical · NovElla

Jane Austen’s Cinderella Obsession

Did Jane Austen write a story about Cinderella? Well, not exactly; but I love connecting two of my favorite topics together! Arguably, all of Austen’s most popular works have at least one Cinderella element in them: every heroine marries a man of greater wealth. Although not always her social superior, the male lead is often… Continue reading Jane Austen’s Cinderella Obsession

Cinderella · NovElla · Pumpkin

Introducing Cinderella

It’s that time of year again! Brightly colored leaves, crisp weather, pumpkins, Cinderella—wait, Cinderella? Yes! Cinderella’s fairy godmother turns a big orange pumpkin into a beautiful coach, so the story must occur in autumn… Or does it? And does she wear glass slippers or are they gold? It all depends on which version you’re referencing.… Continue reading Introducing Cinderella

Banannabelle · Pancakes · Pumpkin

Pumpkin Pancakes

What do you get when you divide the circumference of a jack-o-lantern by its diameter? Pumpkin pi pancakes!! Since Halloween is over, were you wishing your pumpkin could turn into Cinderella’s magic coach? Don’t worry, you can now have higher aspirations for your pumpkin—pumpkin pancakes! So wave that magic spatula-wand and even the prince will… Continue reading Pumpkin Pancakes