Category Archive: Random Happiness

PB&J Together at Last

So this happened: My amazing friend and critique partner, Jess Silva, came to visit me in Arizona! Two awesome days of giggles, baking (the most delicious snickerdoodles of all time, peanut butter and… Continue reading

Anime Vegas Cosplay: Best of the Best

Or I should probably say My Favorites, because I didn’t manage to get pictures of everyone, and seriously, there were some amazing cosplayers. It was my very first anime convention (well, convention in… Continue reading

Random Music Recommendations

So, as I avoid writing/NaNo (hahahaha…), inhale books like they’re pumpkin pie (in the last few weeks: What’s Left of Me, EON, Mastiff, The Liar’s Moon, Liar Society, the DUFF, Cinder,¬†For Darkness Shows… Continue reading

Wishing you a very Lobster-y Halloween

There will be more Paris posts in the future–in the meantime, Happy Halloween, minions! If you’ve got any fun Halloween costume photos of yourself and/or friends, post the photo, link, or video in… Continue reading

Always a Good Idea

Paris is always a good idea. -Sabrina, 1954 Well, I’ve mostly finished packing for Paris. So I guess I should mention to you guys that, uh, I’m going to Paris. You may have… Continue reading

Quick Notices!

First of all, there really, really, really will be a contest happening soon, involving paper, and birds, and Skylark…now that I’ve gotten over oohing and ahhing over my nephew to set everything up.… Continue reading

Something Strange and Delicious: Garlic-Buttery Biscuits

Here it is folks: the last Something Strange and Delicious recipe. As of this posting, there’s still another 36-ish hours to enter! You can win a hardcover copy of the amazingly creepy and… Continue reading

Something Strange and Delicious: Ginger Tofu Fah and Candied Ginger for Jie

The Something Strange and Delicious dessert I made for Jie is just like Jie herself: smooth, cool, and with a tight kick at the end. Jie is pretty much the muscle behind the… Continue reading

Something Strange and Delicious: Spicy Chocolate Croissants for Eleanor

Today’s Something Strange and Delicious adventure was, well, adventurous. When I asked the fab Sooz several weeks ago what Eleanor’s, the heroine of Something Strange and Deadly, favorite dessert would be, she answered… Continue reading

Something Strange and Delicious: Spirit Catching Beignets for Joseph

Second day of Something Strange and Delicious to celebrate the release of Susan Dennard‘s fantabulous steampunk fantasy, Something Strange and Deadly. Go check it out and love it. Buy the book. Make the… Continue reading