Monthly Archives: December 2013

Review: Moll Flanders

Moll Flanders is a classic adventure story by Daniel Defoe, an early novelist better known for Robinson Crusoe. Although there are a few issues in consistency, it is a gripping tale of fortune, poverty and crime with a strong female narrator who gives an account of her notorious adventures and exploits. The full novel is available for free download thanks to the Gutenburg Project.

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Title: Moll Flanders

Author: Daniel Defoe

First Published: 1722

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Review: Agnes Grey

A classic romance by Anne Bronte, this story follows a young woman determined to support herself in the face of poverty by working as a governess. The plot follows her through her through her misfortunes and awful placements until she meets a potential suitor – the new pastor – and her luck begins to change. This book is available for free download thanks to the gutenburg project.

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Stylebook: Shades of Purple

Purple is an amazing colour that suits most people – all you need is the right shade!

Lilacs and lavenders can be light and flirty, while the darker shades like plum and deep purple (my fav) create a nice contrast with the skin achieving the same classic slimming effect as blacks, but with a much warmer tone.

Here’s what I’ve found available online right now~

Mallory Dress from Pinup Girl

Mallory Dress from Pinup Girl

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Baked Steak and Yorkshire Puddings

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This is a tasty little recipe  that I tried for the first time! The Yorkshire Puddings are dripping-free and taste pretty much like pancakes.

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Maternity Stylebook

So I’ve found during my pregnancy that it is darn hard to find nice clothes!!

Here is a collection of clothes I have found that look amazing on a pregnant belly 🙂

Dresses:

Boho Maxi Dress from Pagani

Boho Maxi Dress from Pagani

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Christmas Gifts for Everyone

I love Christmas, and I love giving gifts. If you’re stuck for ideas, please peruse these lists (and links) for inspiration~

Photo from youwall.com

Photo from youwall.com

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The Bible In A Nutshell

Happy Christmas month everybody!!!!!!!

Here is my gift to you~ The ENTIRE Bible story in less than 1200 words! Never read it? Never wanted to? But always wondered the reason for the season? Or perhaps just struggle to know what fits where? Well here it is in it’s entirety in the smallest possible package 🙂

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Chocolate Biscotti Recipe!!

Biscotti!! Chocolate Biscotti!!
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This is a really easy recipe for a treat that can be stored in a tin and last a relatively long time. PERFECT for guests when they come for a cuppa~

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Review: The Princess and the Goblin

This is a classic and timeless fairy tale available as a free ebook thanks to the Gutenburg Project.

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“I write not for children, but for the child-like, whether they be five, or fifty, or seventy five.”

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