Education · NovElla

March with the Marches

Doesn’t the month of March always seem long after such a short month as February? Enter the March family. Reading (or re-reading) Little Women by Louisa May Alcott is a guaranteed way to brighten any dreary winter day. Louisa May Alcott may have disliked writing such “moral pap for the young,” but Little Women remains… Continue reading March with the Marches

Banannabelle · Bars · Butternut Squash · The Hobbit

Butternut Bars

If you’ve read The Hobbit then you know dragons are obsessed with hoarding gold. So sharpen your sword and polish your armor, because Smaug is coming. The rich golden color of these butternut ingots are sure to attract every dragon in town. You don’t need a smithy to forge this treasure for your taste buds.… Continue reading Butternut Bars

Dr. Seuss · Education · Grammar · NovElla · Punctuation

Discovering Grammar

Have you ever discovered something new, something that you simply hadn’t thought about before—and suddenly things clicked into place? That’s how I felt when I finally learned more about grammar.   “The writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.” -Dr. Seuss The state of today’s… Continue reading Discovering Grammar

Love Triangle · NovElla · Supernatural · YA

Supernatural Love Triangles

I often read books of all types. Especially when a book suddenly rockets into mainstream culture, there ought to be something worthwhile there, right? Then, once I start a book, I have to finish it. That’s why I read the entire Twilight saga. Although I prefer to read a book before seeing the movie, I… Continue reading Supernatural Love Triangles


Young at Heart

Lately, I’ve been watching an adorable Japanese Anime series based on one of my favorite books from childhood, Anne of Green Gables. Each episode follows a chapter of the book, and I recommend it to all fans of Anne with an “e.” Books such as this are great at evoking a particular place and/or time… Continue reading Young at Heart