Hosting the Perfect Tea Party

Hosting the Perfect Tea Party

It was December when the idea hit me like a snowball to the face. I wanted to host a tea party. A fancy tea party with finger sandwiches and cute deserts and teacups. All the women who I worked with along with the wives of the men I worked with would be invited. It would be a chance for us to all get together, spending time enjoying something out-of-the-ordinary, and to enjoy being a little fancy. Continue reading “Hosting the Perfect Tea Party”

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4 Ways to Wear Leather Leggings

4 Ways to Wear Leather Leggings

I’m a legging person. I honestly don’t always understand why more people aren’t. After all, leggings are stretchy, comfortable, and warm. They are my go-to pants in the fall and winter. If I had my way, I would never wear pants, but since that would be socially unacceptable, I wear leggings. Continue reading “4 Ways to Wear Leather Leggings”

London Fog Shortbread Cookies

London Fog Shortbread Cookies

The weather has been getting warmer (kind of) here, and the snow is slowly making it’s descent into the earth. That means that on the weekends, I have no motivation to do anything other than make a cup of tea and settle into my chair with a book. I’m currently reading through The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, and it’s this interestingly-mystical-magical book that takes me to another world. Continue reading “London Fog Shortbread Cookies”

Short Story: 305 Lamplighter Lane

Short Story: 305 Lamplighter Lane

I’ve never thought myself to be a particularly unusual child. The same things every normal child loved, I loved. The same things every normal child feared, I feared. The toys at my house were just as good as anyone else’s, and the ghost’s under my bed just as imaginary. Though there is one place, to this day, I have loved with not a quite full understanding. It’s as if my brain shut down the moment we sold her house, and remained that of a child’s; lost to the reality, and ever alive to the stories that were woven between those walls. Continue reading “Short Story: 305 Lamplighter Lane”