O.W.L.s Readathon – Reading Vlog Week 1

I’m doing weekly reading vlogs for the entirety of the O.W.L.s Magical Readathon! So, that means that for the whole month of April, I’ll be putting up a vlog every week (at least, that’s the idea). If you want to see what I get up to during the week, and want to know what I’m […]

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Recipe: Chocolate Brownies with a Peanut Butter Swirl

Anyone looking for some comfort food in these weird times? I made these chocolate brownies with a peanut butter swirl about two weeks ago and they definitely comforted me. There’s something about baking brownies that always calms me down. They’re so easy to make and so delicious. Can anything beat a brownie, really? These were also the […]

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My TBR for the O.W.L.s Magical Readathon

It’s nearly April, which means the Magical Readathon is upon us! I participated last year and absolutely loved it, so I’m excited to join again in 2020. In this video, I tell you all about my TBR for the O.W.L.s. If you want to know more about the readathon, I recommend taking a look at […]

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4 Books to Read When You’re In Need of Comfort

A month ago, who would’ve thought we’d now all be having one collective anxiety attack about the C-word? Things have changed very quickly and they’re bound to change even more in the coming weeks and months, which means there’s a lot of uncertainty going on. I know if there’s one thing I don’t like, it’s uncertainty, […]

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Mini Reviews: February 2020

We’re almost halfway through March already, but what with all of the corona consternation (and me begin hooked on The Sims 2 again) I just hadn’t gotten around to writing my monthly mini reviews yet. Speaking of the coronavirus: I hope everyone’s doing alright! Please take the necessary precautions and stay at home as much […]

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Recipe: Almond Muffins with Cherry Filling

When I bake, I usually do it on the weekends, when I don’t have to work, but a while ago I was at the office and I got the irrepressible urge to bake something. I only work mornings, so when I got home I still had plenty of time to whip something up. However, I […]

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Sims-a-thon TBR: what I plan to read in March

So far this year, my reading has been a little chaotic. That’s not a bad thing necessarily, but I wanted a little more structure to my reading in March, preferably even with a readathon to keep me on track. And then, today, I found out that the third round of the Sims-a-thon is happening this […]

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Reading the Oldest Book on My TBR: Everything Is Illuminated

With only a yellowing photograph in hand, a young man — also named Jonathan Safran Foer — sets out to find the woman who may or may not have saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Accompanied by an old man haunted by memories of the war; an amorous dog named Sammy Davis, Junior, Junior; and […]

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Recipe: Scones with Raisins

You know what I hate about the dark days of winter? Exactly that: the darkness. It’s so hard to take good pictures of the things I bake! Take these scones, for example. Sure, they still look scrumptious, but these pictures do have a bit of a gloomy feel to them, don’t they? I could always […]

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2020 Releases I’m Excited to Read

Ever since the end of November, I’ve seen endless lists of people’s most anticipated 2020 releases and I’ve been thinking about making a list of my own ever since then. I’ve only got five anticipated releases, though, and two of those are by the same author. I’m just always completely out of the loop when […]

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