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Female Role Models in Literature: Lillian Moller Gilbreth

There’s a long tradition in literature of having a tomboy juxtaposed with a feminine girl. In the late 1800’s there was a series for little girls about… 318 more words


The Hunger Games: Peeta's Spirit-Lifting Hot Chocolate with Vanilla Whipped Cream

Peeta’s Spirit-Lifting Hot Chocolate with Vanilla Whipped Cream

“‘They call it hot chocolate,’ says Peeta, ‘It’s good.'” – The Hunger Games, Chapter 4

This was more work than I’ve ever put into hot chocolate, but the result was 100% worth it! 287 more words

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Why Zombie Prep is Still Important

A few years ago, everyone and their dog had a zombie prep plan. The zombie genre was HUGE! Between The Walking Dead, World War Z, Warm Bodies, Shaun of the Dead, Z Nation, and others, people were surrounded with the undead. 555 more words

The Walking Dead

The Hunger Games: Springtime Soup & Katniss's Craved Cheese Buns

Springtime Soup

“‘Okay, no more than one bite of each dish,’ I say.  My resolve is almost immediately broken at the first table, which has twenty or so soups, when I encounter a creamy pumpkin brew sprinkled with slivered nuts and tiny black seeds…I weaken again at a clear green broth that I can only describe as tasting like springtime, and again when I try a frothy pink soup dotted with strawberries.” – … 526 more words

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Weddings in YA

In honour of the Royal Wedding today, I thought I’d do a special little blog post. I’m a bit of a cynic most of the time, but I do think there is just something lovely about a good wedding! 752 more words

The Hunger Games: Orange Muffins with Sweet Preserves

Orange Muffins with Sweet Preserves

“There’s an elegant glass of orange juice.  At least, I think it’s orange juice.  I’ve only even tasted an orange once, at New Year’s when my father bought one as a special treat.” – … 598 more words

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The Giver and the Appeal of Dystopian Utopias

A few months ago, my coworkers were talking about The Giver, but I thought they were talking about The Giving Tree. I’m sure I’m not the only one who has mistaken these two books, so for those of you like me, let me assure you that they are  1,487 more words