Claire Cook Unleashes More Fun with Must Love Dogs: A Howliday Tail

The stockings are hung, the tree is up, we’ve seen our first snowfall, and I’ve gone A LITTLE OVERBOARD with doggie Christmas outfits. That can only mean one thing: The howlidays are here!! Wait, did I just say howlidays? That must be because I just finished the puptastic 6th installment of Claire Cook’s Must Love … More Claire Cook Unleashes More Fun with Must Love Dogs: A Howliday Tail

The Other Alcott: An Extraordinary Read About an Extraordinary Woman

Growing up as a book lover in New England, there was no one I revered more than Louisa May Alcott. With Little Women, she gave me a favorite book, a set of characters I’d love for life, and the belief that one day I too could become a writer. As I got older and dipped … More The Other Alcott: An Extraordinary Read About an Extraordinary Woman

Outlander Superlatives: Episode 311 – Uncharted

Fraser fanatics, I’ve been slacking. I should have had the latest edition of Outlander Superlatives up sooner, but I was too busy stuffing my face with leftover pie, digging out the Christmas decorations, and dwelling over the fact that we ONLY HAVE TWO EPISODES OF OUTLANDER LEFT THIS SEASON. But hiding my head under the … More Outlander Superlatives: Episode 311 – Uncharted

Outlander Superlatives: Episode 310 – Heaven and Earth

Thanksgiving is one day away and do you know what I’m thankful for, Outlander fans? I’m thankful that I’m not on board the Artemis, the Porpoise, or any other vessel carrying Frasers. You know what else I’m thankful for? A new batch of material for Outlander Superlatives! Episode 310, “Heaven and Earth,” brought on the … More Outlander Superlatives: Episode 310 – Heaven and Earth

Bookish Chat: Dishing on Writing and Baking with Louise Miller

Sometimes you pick up a book and fall in love with everything about it. You want to move to the town where it takes place, live alongside its characters, and eat whatever they’re eating. That happened to me when I read Louise Miller’s The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living, a true gem of a … More Bookish Chat: Dishing on Writing and Baking with Louise Miller

Outlander Superlatives: Episode 309 – The Doldrums

Acupuncture and typhoid and seasickness—oh, my! Outlander has finally arrived at the voyage portion of Voyager, and Episode 309, “The Doldrums,” is setting a course for adventure! I can’t be the only one who has been singing the theme to The Love Boat all week now, can I? Let’s climb aboard and discuss all of … More Outlander Superlatives: Episode 309 – The Doldrums

Outlander Superlatives: Episode 308 – First Wife

Outlander is taking us home sweet home! Episode 308, “First Wife,” brings us back to Lallybroch, which means familiar faces, sibling squabbles, a few more scars for JAMMF, a wee bit of dung, oh, and that whole bombshell about Jamie being married to Laoghaire. On the plus side, it also means that JAMMF’s hair has … More Outlander Superlatives: Episode 308 – First Wife

Outlander Superlatives: Episode 307 – Creme de Menthe

HOLY SMOKES. Outlander is on FIRE. Literally. I just knew Jamie’s smolder would ignite something one of these days. Episode 307, “Crème de Menthe,” had me on the edge of my seat with all of its turmoil, bromances, and villainous excise men. Also, I’d almost forgotten what kind of zany 18th century hijinks Claire can get herself … More Outlander Superlatives: Episode 307 – Creme de Menthe