Having Fun in Lexington, Kentucky

Last week, DH had to go to Lexington, Kentucky to do some work, so once again I packed a bag and tagged along.  I had a fun time shopping and sight seeing while he was working. Lexington says it is the horse capital of the world, with much in the town being about the horse. …

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Three Good Books

Three recently read books have really caught my attention, two fiction with culinary themes, and a non-fiction cookbook.  After doing the sewing/quilting book review series last September, I had a couple of marginal reads to one truly bad read (reviews are on Goodreads) interspersed with quick cozy mystery reads. Then I picked up Delicious by …

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Peak Autumn Color and Thanksgiving 101 Winner

Fall color peaked this week in the NC mountains.  I took several new pictures at sunrise. The fog in the valley shows some of the layers of mountains and valley, lovely!  If you read the posts on email, pop by the blog and see the fall header, it is full of autumn color. A storm …

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Gone Girl, The Hundred Foot Journey, and Mark Lipinski

A book and a movie, not even close to the same genre, but I recommend both for different reasons.  Plus, a neat surprise from Mark Lipinski! Gone Girl is a psychological thriller, one of the better ones I have ever read.  I put on Goodreads that it was one of the most diabolical plots I …

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The Book Club Cookbook

Recipes and Food for Thought from Your Book Club’s Favorite Books and Authors This wonderful book contains chapters on 100 bestselling books, mostly novels, some I have actually read.   The introduction is quite interesting, giving the rationale behind the choice of books to include.  Popularity for discussion with book clubs, and ability to provoke discussion …

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