I think I’ve got a lot of wishes stored up right now, so I decided to give myself a theme. Our lovely hosts at The Broke and the Bookish suggested listing some #librarygoals so I’m just going to make my list a detailed description of my perfect library. Get on that, would you, book genie? … More Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Wishes I’d Like the Book Genie to Grant!
Since my ’24 Literary Character Costumes’ post from last year has been so popular, I decided to expand on it! This year, thirteen more literary costumes for your nerdy Halloween delight. What is your Halloween costume this year? I admit, I’m not going literary myself: I’m going Amy Pond… Phryne Fisher, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries … More 13 MORE Literary Character Costumes
In an awesome mash-up, today is both Friday Faves and Banned Books Week! So I’m rounding up a few of my favorite Etsy finds relating to banned books. Top: Fahrenheit 451 Smoked Pine & Parchment candle @ North Ave Candles Middle: “I Read Banned Books” Metal Bookmark @ Missing Pieces Studio, Wearable Banned Books @ … More Friday Faves: Banned Books on Etsy
I’m taking an unpopular stand today, folks, as you’ve probably already guessed from the title of this post. The CW has been getting a lot of flak the last couple of weeks for an upcoming reboot of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. It’s been billed as ‘gritty’ and ‘dystopic’, with the girls being changed from … More Here’s Why I’m Excited About the CW’s “Little Women” Reboot
Some bright, retro finds to brighten up this January morning! Clockwise from top left: Bright Yellow Ceramic Table Lamp, Verdibou Orange Stretch Accordion Bracelet, J. Elle Vintage Unusual Square Vintage Bright Yellow Enamel Sauce Pan, Objet Luv Vintage Kitchen Scales, Past Perfect Continues Vintage Yellow Circle Sunglasses, Fresh to Death Vintage
After the strains of holiday music have faded, I always have a hard time turning the dial back to my usual indie rockers. January requires something more unconventional to make the transition from the happy holidays to the going-back-to-school and the life-resuming-as-usual. Something like… contemporary jazz. Don’t worry! It’s not as pretentious at it sounds.
Happy New Year from Strawberry Moon! 2015 is going to be a great year. Love, Tenae
Christmas crackers are a longstanding holiday tradition in the United Kingdom and they seem to be becoming more and more popular in the states, thanks to savvy bloggers and Martha Stewart. They’re a fantastic addition to any party, Christmas or otherwise, that is so easy to personalize, you won’t believe it. Any color, any filling, … More Bookish Christmas “Crackers” DIY Tutorial
Happy Halloween, lovely ghouls!! A quick and Pinteresting roundup today of some very clever Halloween crafts made from our favorite material: recycled book pages. It’s amazing what you can do with some scraps, string and tape so if you’re frantically trying to find some easy, last-minute decorations for tonight’s party, look no further than these … More Friday Faves: Roundup of Clever Halloween Book Page Crafts
Welcome to my epic roundup of literary character Halloween costumes! Everyone from Alice to Valjean to Tom Sawyer, these are some intriguing, original inspirations. What literary character do you plan to be this Halloween? (And please share if you tackle any of these costumes – I want to see pictures!) Alice, Alice in Wonderland (Karine … More 24 Literary Character Halloween Costume Ideas