Inspiration: A Dance with Dragons Quote

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” -George R. R. Martin I was catching up on some reading last night after I posted yesterday. I am about 45% through A Dance with Dragons, the fifth book in The Game of Thrones series by George R. R. Martin. I suppose it’s …

Thai Nam Tok Beef

Wyoming. The home of vast ranches, robust longhorn cattle, the Big Horn Mountains, and really amazing Thai food. Wait…what? Thai food? Yes, Thai food. I admit I don’t know that there is an abundance of Thai eateries out there on the range, but sometimes when traveling, you just stumble on something completely unexpected. When my mom and I took a trip out to …

Fantasy Wardrobe Friday: Fall Classy Plaid

  I decided I wanted to start a new regular segment on my blog by utilizing Polyvore. I call this “Fantasy Wardrobe Friday.” Basically, it’s a collage of pieces I wish I had in my closet, hence the words fantasy wardrobe. What woman doesn’t dream of more clothes in her closet? Polyvore is a stylists dream. A fashion lover can …

Reese’s In A Jar?!

The things food companies come up with! Reese’s wanted to go beyond their classic Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups once again, and have tried to make the candy into a spread. I haven’t tried this. I probably won’t. From what I have read, the texture of this spread is gritty like their signature peanut butter inside the cups. Reese’s used to be my …

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Inspiration: Winston Churchill Said…

“When you are going through hell, keep going.” -Winston Churchill This is a quote I saw the other day, and I felt it gives some good advice. No matter what hell a person may be going through at a point in his or her life, just keep going. That is the only way to reach the light on the other side. We …

10 Questions: Game of Thrones Meme

I am obsessed with Game of Thrones. I love it. It’s the best thing since sliced bread and then some. I’m not just talking about the show either, the books are just as addicting to me if not more. The fantasy genre has never really been something I was crazy about. Don’t get me wrong, there are some great fantasy …

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Audacity Magazine: My Second Writing Home

We all have a cause or project we believe in and want to see succeed. Besides this blog, one site I am involved in is Audacity Magazine. Back in 2007-08 I entered a contest and was chosen to become a columnist for this online lifestyle publication. I felt it was an important site for me to write for. I had a blog …

5 Things About Me Blog Prompt

Today is lazy Sunday and I…am feeling kind of lazy! Even though I am extremely tired today, I know I must post. There is no option in this NaBloPoMo project for me! While I have a few post topics stashed away in the topic pook I am creating, I thought now might be a good time to use a prompt to …