Valentine’s Day Cupcakes and Cookies!

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I hope all of my sweet yams are feeling loved today…and every day! I spent the day cuddled up inside with the fireplace glowing, the snow falling prettily outside and the kitchen full of pink and red baking supplies I honestly don’t even care much about Valentine’s Day, I’m just a sucker for pretty, girly … Read more

Why Tuft & Needle is Ruining America!

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.  Mattresses have become so overly complex and expensive that I’ve started to feel like I should be buying them from NASA. The bad part is, that with all the foam core technology, memory foam wrapping, … Read more

Emperor of The Eight Islands: The Tale of Shikanoko Review and Giveaway

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Medieval Japan seems a fitting setting for a tale of fantasy and intrigue. In my mind it is a place and era that have taken on phantasmagorical proportions, ripe with dragons, levitating monks and rulers who seemingly lived for thousands of years. Emperor of the Eight Islands, Book One: The Tale of Shikanoko is the … Read more

Most Wanted Review And Giveaway

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So a serial killer walks into a sperm bank and…er, yeah. It does sound like the beginning of a dirty joke. Let me start again. Say that your whole life, your womb cried out for occupation. Tiny pink socks and fuzzy blankies and Pampers commercials make you break out in hives of anticipation. But after … Read more

Gwen Stefani – This Is What The Truth Feels Like #ThisIsWhatTheTruthFeelsLike #GwenO2O

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One iconic moment that stands out in my memory of Gwen Stefani is her video performance with No Doubt of the song “Don’t Speak”. It features the band practicing alone together, Gwen looking like a quirky little girl who borrowed her mama’s church dress, dancing around in red lipstick and bare feet, juxtaposed with scenes … Read more

I’ve Been Crawling Up So Long On The Stairway To Heaven, Now I No Longer Believe That I Want To Get In.

I have a tendency to ascribe a sense of intellectual curiosity, introspection or awareness about the world around them to people who, it often turns out, simply do not possess any of these qualities. It’s so strange to me because I’m curious about nearly everything. And we live in a time when information is in … Read more

Songs to Get Your Booty Off The Couch: Spring Workout Playlist

I like to have a soundtrack to my entire life, but I especially cannot bear to work out without music driving me along. My playlist changes frequently, the only guiding trend being the voices in my head, so I thought I might start sharing them with you to offer some inspiration. You should note that … Read more

State of the Yam. #OnFloof

1.The moon has been wreaking havoc on my sleep. She and I need to have a serious talk. This always happens during the full moon, my already wildly technicolor dreams become even more strange. I often find myself sitting straight up in bed, too tired to truly wake yet too wary of returning to the … Read more