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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving Yinz! I have to say yinz, because I have to hang on to something from up north. Although apparently I already have other words that I say with an accent (like both, which I add an 'L' to and caffee, instead of coffee, you know) 

American Books for AMERICA!

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I figure, as a book blogger, I might as well make my 4th of July post about books, am I right? I don't know if my book shelf is very American, but let's see what I can round up here. The Old Red, White, and Blue - A Game of Thrones series Seeing that everyone is in love with the HBO series, clearly this is the perfect choice! Not to mention,…

Books for Mom

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To celebrate Mother's Day, which is coming up tomorrow, I thought I'd share some books that would great gifts for all kinds of mothers! Some of these were given to me to read by my mother, and others I've given to her to read! We've always shared books back and forth since as long as I can remember!! She read to me as a child and really sparked the love…

Valentines Day + Freebie!

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Happy Valentines/Galetines Day everyone! I hope you enjoy it, no matter how it is you choose to enjoy it! I used to buy myself Godiva chocolate truffles, because I deserved it man or no man!! I think the point of Valentines Day is just to spend it with someone you love, be that family, significant other, friends, or with yourself, because you should love yourself too! Since Valentines day falls…

‘Twas the night before…

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'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the condo Not a thing was stirring, cause a party is starting, pronto! The stocking were sitting under the tree with care In hopes that my parents would soon be there The family was partying over in Pittsburgh While my cousins keep posting pictures to twitter And mom in her sweater, and I covered in cats had just made fun of Alex…

A Very Special MYBM Christmas

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Hi everyone! It’s the most wonderful(ly frustrating) time of the year! Whether you’re scrambling around trying to finish your shopping, getting prepared to cook Christmas dinner, or trying to avoid all the advertisements on your TV, you need some festive music! Now I know, Christmas music is a really weird thing that apparently every musical artist is obligated to perform at one point or another for reasons I don’t quite…

Almost Homemade Pumpkin Pie!

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When I say almost homemade, I mean I cheated on making the crust and bought a graham cracker crust from the grocery instead of making my own. I also don't have a pie pan, so I needed to buy the graham cracker crust so I had something to bake the pie in! Other than that, this pie was all hand made! I got the recipe from my local grocery and…

Happy Book Lovers Day!

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According to an e-mail I got a while back, today is Book Lovers Day! What better day of the year for me to celebrate!! I can lay around ALL DAY and read books in silent celebration of this glorious holiday! So to aid in the celebration, I will talk about my bookworm-ness and answer some book-related questions! About the Bookworm:  The bookworm began reading and then never seemed to stop.…

Mum's Holiday Cookies

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I thought I'd share with you an ancient recipe passed down through the family…..okay I lied, my mom cut it out of a gold medal flour bag way back when and now we make them every year, but shhhh, I try to make it sound more impressive than it is. Anyways, I will share our cookie recipe with you! I love them, they are SO GOOD! Yum! Called Fudgy Oatmeal…

A Bookworms DIY Christmas

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This Christmas I'm doing a mix of shopping in stores and some DIY gifts! I spent the greater half of the day writing up my shopping list of ingredients and making a list of who is going to get what! So, I decided to share my DIY project list with you guys as well! I'm really excited to try some of these!  (I hope none of my friends are reading…