One of my favorite tropes is the “Slow Burn” trope ❤ What is not to love about two people falling for each other…agonizingly…slowly… Sometimes there is angst, sometimes witty banter, sometimes hidden glances — or sometimes all three. My favorite part of the ‘Slow Burn’ trope are all the feels that accompany the journey to…… Continue reading Favorite Slow Burners ❤
I’m a collector. I collect chocolate chips, cats, Kpop music, flannel sheets, face masks, LUSH bubble bars…and cookbooks. I have a bookcase in my kitchen corner with all the cookbooks I have bought or received as gifts throughout the years – I have read through them all… and maybe…maybe have cooked eight recipes from all…… Continue reading Favorite Cookbooks
There is one thing I need to make crystal clear. Kpop is SO much better than anything the States can cough up. Yes, the States did produce N’Sync and Fifth Harmony… but South Korea definitely dominates with producing hundreds upon thousands of Kpop groups that span the range of musical genres from ballads to rap…… Continue reading It’s all about…KPOP!
April showers bring May flowers — and a list of books for you that made me shed some of my own waterworks. All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr All the Light We Cannot See is a historical fiction novel set during World War II. The story follows two characters, one in Germany,…… Continue reading Books That Made Me Cry
There are certain books that I have come across throughout my life that hold special memories for me. Memories that mark a change in my life or world view. There are books on this list that challenged me, made me think, or introduced me to a world I had no idea existed and that I…… Continue reading Bookish Memories
When I think of Valentine’s Day, especially here in the States, I am overwhelmed with the level of commercialism attached to February 14. It begins at the end of January now and spreads like a pink monster across all the stores; the shelves stuffed with pink, red, white and purple stuffed animals, flowers, balloons, and…… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Edition
As well as being a “cat-loving-kpop-obsessed-cupcake-consuming” bibliophile, none of those obsessions exactly pay the bills in the real world. In the real world I take the challenging, but always rewarding, role of 5th grade teacher to 25 students. Besides watching their faces light up when they finally grasp the concept of dividing mixed numbers by…… Continue reading Children Approved