The Monstrosity on My Kitchen Counter


a.k.a.  A Jackfruit A few days ago we went to the Safeway for a few groceries, and as soon as we got into the produce section, we saw this thing: It’s a Jackfruit! So we bought it, just for fun.  It’s sitting on our counter right now, and pretty soon we’ll cut into it and…

I Can’t Wait For the New Tolkien Book!


There is a new Tolkien book coming out in May (which just so happens to be my birthday month too!) called ‘Beren and Lúthien’.  The story of Beren and Lúthien is actually a chapter in J.R.R. Tolkien’s amazing Middle-Earth history ‘The Silmarillion’, so I expect this new story will be a more in-depth version of…

Jane Eyre Gets a Thumbs Up! (hairstyle tutorial included!)


  I had read this amazing book by author Charlotte Brontë a few years ago.  It was only about a week ago that I first saw the movie.  So, here are my thoughts: The book blows the movie out of the water; but the movie is still really good. There you have it!  For those…

Tears: Little Lines on Wednesdays


‘She is not sad, yet in her gaze appears Something that makes the gazer think of tears.’ ~Mrs. Embury (from Elsie Dinsmore)    

Simple Joys: Little Lines on Wednesdays


‘I draw my eyes back to a time, Of books, of silence, of pleasure, These are a simple joys, yet so fine, To them I drift whenever at leisure. ‘ ~Elizabeth Baillie (from ‘Star’s Walk’)

Prize


All hope is not lost, the sun will rise again, in the morning, a golden path across the wailing storm. The gleam is blinding in it’s brilliant glory, but we shall be given new eyes, to see the prize beyond the rays. Take my hand and we’ll go together, I wish to also see His…

Chrystal Heart


Gently move in the company of friends, you are living tossing in a sea of glass your temper is like chrystal but have care! one false move and your heart may break. ~Elizabeth Baillie Have some feedback for me?  Tell me here or in comments!  

Every Nation, Every Tribe, Every Tongue


Every Nation, Every Tribe, Every Tongue On this day We gather together, Millions upon millions Of chosen ones, The saints of today And, for some The martyrs of tomorrow. On the Lord’s Holy Day We gather together As one From every corner of The globe. Though we do not Greet eachother in body, We are…

Jane Bennet Hairstyle Tutorial: From Locks of Elegance


This is a tutorial for a regency hairstyle that was inspired by Jane Bennet’s hair in the 1995 Pride and Prejudice BBC mini series. Enjoy! Let’s begin. Step one ~ Part the front section of your hair beginning from behind your ears to the top of your head on both sides, then tie them out…