Raspberry Finch is a delightful Etsy shop based out of Nottingham, England. As if that weren’t charming enough, all of Stacey’s adorable creations are tailor-made for the bookish crowd like us. Totes, badges, jewelry and cards, all teeming with quotes from the likes of Oscar Wilde and Jane Austen. In addition to some seriously awesome … More Friday Faves: Raspberry Finch
I’m finally easing into doing some book reviews around here, although they are definitely not the main gig at Strawberry Moon. Now that I’ve graduated from college, I’m finally able to read for pleasure again though so I thought it might be fun to share some basic thoughts and reactions about my new reading material! … More Book Review: The Serpent of Venice, by Christopher Moore
Fahrenheit 451 is a classic in the truest sense of the word: required reading for high schoolers and the source of many, many puns and allusions. One of the things that makes Ray Bradbury’s 1953 book such a beloved favorite, besides it’s pithy length, is the irony of a book about a society devoted to … More 7 Decades of “Fahrenheit 451” Book Covers
I drive a Mini, a navy blue cooper with black interior, which is always, always loaded to the gills with textbooks, tote bags, and plastic tea cups. Most days it looks like I live in there. That’s what happens when you commute two and a half hours a day. So I’m pretty partial to my … More Friday Faves: Mini Coopers on Etsy
When I mention that I own an online bookshop, and that someday I’d like to have a brick-and-mortar location, people usually make some kind of crack about bookstores being obsolete and “haven’t you ever heard of Kindles?” But this debate as to whether or not books are truly disappearing seems to be constantly in flux. … More The Problem of Books: Disappearing or Revitalized?
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
Happy Boxing Day! I can’t believe this is the last Friday Faves of the year! Where did 2014 go? As a last farewell to the year, I thought I would take a look at what the most popular Strawberry Moon Blog posts of 2014 were. It’s been a pleasure to grow this blog over the … More Friday Faves: Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014
One of my favorite boxes to pull down from the attic at Christmastime as a kid was the box of Christmas books. Filled with Golden Books and more, I’d read pretty much everything in there by the end of the season. Here are a few of my old favorites!