Chock-Full O’Links (February 27th Edition)

By Kerry

Like this lovely tribute to the late Beatrice Small over at Smart Bitches, Trashy Books. This cheeky Playboy or Cat Fancy? quiz. This fascinating look into the creative process of my favorite MTG artist, Terese Nielsen. This episode of The Allusionist podcast. Nerd Alert: It’s about LATIN! This Lagertha fan art sketch by my ridiculously […] Read more…

1977 – The Year of the Funky, Funky Quilt

By Kerry

If you read yesterday’s post, you’ll know that I have quilting on the brain right now. So, I turned to my trusty copy of Better Homes and Gardens Patchwork & Quilting from 1977. You can probably guess that 1977 was a supremely good year for funky, funky quilts. Need photo evidence? How about this: It’s […] Read more…

WIP Wednesday: Gathering Courage to Quilt

By Kerry

Last week, I drove up to Alabama to visit with my family. I mentioned to my Mom how I still want to make my first quilt…after saying I was going to make one years ago. She mentioned that she had some quilt squares that my Gran had made, and asked if I’d like to have […] Read more…

Trashy Paperback Tuesday: Not Enough Trigger Warnings in the World

By Kerry

Two weeks ago, Mr. Candyfloss and I were out to lunch and the subject of problematic relationships in fiction came up (as we tried to puzzle out the appeal of 50 Shades of Grey). I brought up V.C. Andrews as the potential Queen of Problematic Relationships in Fiction – and quickly explained the bonkers plot […] Read more…

Are you reading The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl? You should be!

By Kerry

Title: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Writer: Ryan North Artist: Erica Henderson Publisher: MARVEL WORLDWIDE, INC. The premise: Squirrel Girl is a character created back in the early 1990s. She has the ability to communicate with squirrels, in addition to having the comparative speed and strength of a squirrel. Basically, she is a much cooler, much […] Read more…

Chock-Full O’Links (February 13th Edition)

By Kerry

First off, Happy Galentine’s Day to those that celebrate! I made you a special Galentine: Now, here are the coolest things I saw on the internet this week: This female Ghostbusters print by Karen Hallion Illustrations. These crochet thumb wrestlers from Squirrel Picnic. This Non Compliant stencil tutorial via More Than a Geek Girl. These […] Read more…

Romantic Movies for Valentine’s Day

By Kerry

Since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, I thought I’d do a quick post with some of my all-time favorite romantic movies. I am a total mush when it comes to love, but I’m not a big fan of most traditional “romantic comedies.” Here’s my list in order of release date: The Apartment (1960) […] Read more…

Will you be my retro Valentine?

By Kerry

Planning a “junior miss” Valentine’s Day Party? Better Homes and Gardens have got you covered! In case you are concerned that these party ideas will not be “girlie” enough for your junior miss, rest assured that the word dainty was used 3 times on one page. Right up front, I love this quote: A spoof […] Read more…

WIP Wednesday: I’m Catfishing You All!

By Kerry

Is January like the WORST for anyone else? I feel the post-holiday malaise acutely for the entire month. As a result, I am just now getting my act together here in the final week. But, I do have the dearest spambots in the world. Seriously – perhaps sensing my ennui – they have been including […] Read more…

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