Recipe Review: Lembas Bread

Hold on to your hats, dear readers, because I'm about to reveal centuries-old Elvish (Elven?) secrets to you. Well, one at least: how to make Lembas Bread. Lembas Bread, if you're a reader (or watcher, I don't judge) of Lord of the Rings, is the Elvish equivalent of hardtack (also known as cram in the LOTR-verse), except … Continue reading Recipe Review: Lembas Bread


Top 5 Books I Want to Reread

Welcome back to Top 5 Tuesday, hosted as always by Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm. This week's topic is "Top 5 Books I Want to Reread." A few months back, I wrote a post defending rereading books, after reading a post declaring that rereading books was probably the worst thing you could do for your … Continue reading Top 5 Books I Want to Reread

2018 Excelsior Store Championship

Good afternoon, everyone! Please forgive any formatting issues with this one, as I am writing on my phone, still at the championship and watching the semifinals match. Speaking of which, check out the live stream here! Today was a fun day. I ended up going 2-3, which was slightly worse than my goal for the … Continue reading 2018 Excelsior Store Championship

First Impression Friday: “Irena’s Children” by Tilar J. Mazzeo

One of these days I'll get back on a regular posting schedule, I swear. Until that day comes, though, you're going to have some weeks where I post nothing and then some weeks where I post everything. I'm trying to get things under control. Ever had those times where the more you try to hold … Continue reading First Impression Friday: “Irena’s Children” by Tilar J. Mazzeo

Recipe Review: (Grilled) Tequila Chicken

The original recipe is from The Official John Wayne Way to Grill cookbook, which I bought for my father as a birthday present several years ago. If you're looking for the recipe, simply follow the Amazon link and click "Look Inside" and search for the Grilled Tequila Chicken recipe. I'll be adding an image to … Continue reading Recipe Review: (Grilled) Tequila Chicken

Top 5 Character-Driven Novels

Welcome back to Top 5 Tuesday! You'll notice that I haven't been the best at keeping up with these lately. Mostly because I work on these when I don't actually have access to my bookshelves, and my GoodReads is so far out of date it's laughable. (And I don't have the time at the moment … Continue reading Top 5 Character-Driven Novels