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The Last Namsara – dragon story

<i>I love telling you about books I love, no spoilers.. (more reviews are under the book section such as Words in Deep Blue or The Cruel Prince )</i><p>The …

Words in Deep Blue – moving reading

I have just finished reading an amazing book called, ‘Words in deep Blue’ by Cath Crowley, – who I have not read before, the book publishes generally …

Harry Potter Studio Tour Tips 2018

When we went, the studio had an extra exhibition of the wizarding wardrobes – it often has an added theme so its well worth looking out for them in …

The Cruel Prince – 5 reasons to read it

I didn’t know what to expect never having read holly black, The Cruel Prince is the best book of the year for me, and I have read some brilliant …

Lagom

Lagom Group HERE<p><b>I loved the book by Marie Kondo.. ‘ Life changing magic of tidying up’ (always makes ‘man of mine’ laugh when I say that title to</b> …

Minimalism

Lagom, what is it? -If you love Hygee…

<i>I had not heard of Lagom until sort of recently – it came across my path due to my interest in hygee, – the art of cozy in a way… what i Love about</i> …

Harry Potter

Late night Reading – Bookworm Problems June

The books I enjoy vary, but I must admit I find it hard to find a lighthearted book to enjoy or even … just a lighthearted book, I guess it is like …

Books

How do YOU decide… what to read next? Bookworm Problems #3

I now have a bit of a pile to read, and they all make me feel so enthusiastic to read but how can I know what to choose.<p>Some latest reads chat A …

Do you judge a book by it’s cover? Bookworm Problems #2

….but STILL, <i>and I always will,</i> find that I do find I want to pick up this or that with a book depending on its cover, I CAN’T HELP IT. <b>I can see a</b> …

Healthy Slow Cooker Granola

It's only fair to share...<p>No oven? No problem. I’ve been without a working oven for a few weeks and surprisingly I’m managing just fine. Between a …

Spiced and Iced Oatmeal Cookies

First, preheat your oven to 350 degrees Farenhieght.<p>Next, combine all the listed ingredients for the cookies in a large mixing bowl or stand mixer …

Dessert

Bookworm Problems #1 Bookshelf Organisation

<i>What i find is it can really liven up your enthusiasm and in a way you feel like you have a new set of books as in new positions they all look</i> …

Books

YA fiction has some of the most dramatic reads

<i>I needed a book that would grip me, one of those ones you just can’t put down easily. One where you just need to know what happens as soon as you can.</i><p>…

Hygge times from March – enjoy the spring

<b>Red nose day, for those who don’t know, is a charity fund-raising day which happens every two years in the UK, and it is supported by comedians hence</b> …

Marie Kondo

Let’s get Spring Relaxation

For more nature posts see for example, my posts HERE or HERE<p><b>Hope you have enjoyed this stroll and feel a bit more relaxed and inspired than maybe you</b> …

Daffodils

A little bit of Spring Inspiration from St. Petersburg, Florida

Hi everyone! We just returned from a wonderful trip to Florida. Two of our very best friends tied the knot in St. Pete Beach, and we were lucky …

Danish ‘Hygge’ – What is it and do you do it already?

<i>See for example Life with Zozie January 2017 or ‘Zozie’ Blanket Crochet-a-Long Update</i><p><b>Love the COSY here as you know, I mean, take a look around, this</b> …

Hygge

Romance Reading this Valentine’s Day

‘Man of Mine’ is romantic, but I still like reading romance as well, its comforting and restoring after a hard day, okay I prefer a cuddle but who …

Hygge Moments – Zozie’s February

I had plenty of gratitude feelings about my thoughtful gifts and they gave me the hygge feeling and using them is meditative to me…I move into a more …

Hygge

The last ‘Lighthouse Library’ Mystery book – a great ‘cozy’

<i>Well, the time came!- I have been hoarding the last lighthouse library mystery and wondered what secrets it held.</i><p><i>Basically it wasn’t planned as a</i> …

‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ – A reading classic

I settled down on evening and started to read… and read and read! I didn’t put it down at all generally, I think I had read 2 or three pages at a …

It’s not all fun and games

<b>Hi,</b><p><b>Just thought I would write you a little note every so often to keep the updates more often – my longer updates take a long time to plan prepare</b> …

Level 10 Life – what IS it?

<b>The concept seems to have sprung into popularity from the big success of the book a while back called ‘Miracle Morning’ by Hal Elrod.</b><p>‘Miracle …

Faceted Classification

A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery – do they crochet or knit?

<b>One of the things I can find with a cozy is sometimes the reasons that attracted you to the book are not highlighted in the story as much as you may</b> …

Talking Books with Author Kate Hewitt

I talked to Kate recently about her writing and ideas on things, it’s book of the month FEB 2017 at WhimsyandCosy Book Club (search it that exact way …

‘Zozie’ Blanket Crochet-a

<b>I thought seeing as so many of you are into crochet I will make sure I do plenty of posts to update you – you need to email subscribe to get the full</b> …

Knitting

Nauyaca waterfall in Costa Rica

Tucked deep into the tropical rainforest in the Southern Pacific region of Costa Rica, about 20 minutes from Dominical, you will find the remote and …