I thought that for now, as I dust off the cobwebs around here, I'd share a few good things I've come across recently:
+ I've read a bunch of fantastic books while I've been mostly away from the internet for the past month. My favorite was a novel called Midwives, which I'm surprised I never heard of before coming across it at my favorite used bookstore last month. I recently donated a bunch of books, so I had a bit of credit and decided to take it home with me. I could hardly put it down—which felt kind of like a big deal for me, considering I have a much harder time finding fiction I enjoy (as opposed to memoirs or other non-fiction). It is a beautifully crafted story, and had me guessing all the way to the end. I definitely recommend picking it up!
+ I'm totally swooning over Kathleen's handmade felt advent calendar, which she shares over at Kapachino. It is absolutely gorgeous, and something her kids will definitely treasure. (I still dream of finding the one from my childhood for less than $60 on eBay, but odds are I'll just have to make my own someday.)
+ This crocheted alphabet is pretty much the cutest thing ever. If I have time, I'd love to complete a set for Eisley's Christmas stocking!
+ I recently made this one-pot garlic parmesan pasta from Damn Delicious, and holy moses it was amazing. It's so simple and inexpensive, and is something you need to make immediately. You can thank me later.
+ Also! If you're finishing up Christmas shopping (like me), be sure to use "BOOKDEAL25" to snag 25% off one book from Amazon (I picked up this one for Eisley!). The code is good until just before midnight on December 14th.
And how have you been? I hope all is well with you and yours!
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