Depart for Budapest

Before I dive into my look back at what I read in May, I have to share something that’s been absolutely making my days – Dracula Daily. My friend, Annette, alerted me to it and I immediately signed up. It’s the entire book but sent via email to correspond with the dates in the book. …

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A Pirate’s Life For Me

May’s monthly tarot card was the Four of Pentacles reversed: The reversed Four of Pentacles can appear when you are re-evaluating what’s important to you, especially when it comes to money and wealth. You may be loosening your grip on the need to surround yourself with ‘things’, in favor of seeking out more love and …

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Back to the Brotherhood

Lover at Last was the first “new” book for me in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series by J.R. Ward. The books up to this point have all been re-reads. But, I guess I stopped reading the new ones around about 2012 when this one was released. I feel like I read this super fast. I …

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April was jam-packed and we had lots going on. But, before I delve into that, my April tarot card was the Queen of Cups reversed. The Queen of Cups reversed is about needing to draw your attention inwards and focus on your emotional well-being. This card suggests that you are emotionally drained because you have …

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Eric’s Cassata Cake

I’ve talked before about the cassata cake that I make for Eric that took a good bit of trial and error before I finally hit on something that was pretty close to the cake he remembered that his grandmother used to get at the Italian bakery in Florida. But, when I was making it for …

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House of Sky and Breath

I started out March with a bang and finished reading House of Sky and Breath on the 7th. HOSAB is the second book in the Crescent City series. I don’t honestly even know what to say about it. I simultaneously have no words and so many words. A LOT happens in this book. There are …

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