Top 8 Things From Books That I Wish Were Real


1) Being able to hire a hero (J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit)

2) Perpetual tea time (Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland)

3) Amateur sleuths choosing you as their companion (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes)

4) Mysterious strangers who have only one name (Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights) Continue reading “Top 8 Things From Books That I Wish Were Real”


The Best Classic Books as Inspired by Pastries

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Thanks to sfarnell for tagging me in the Pastry Book Tag! As usual, I can’t do anything quite like the rest of the world, so I turned this into a list of some of my favorite classics!

P.S. What in the world is a croquembouche??? Continue reading “The Best Classic Books as Inspired by Pastries”


What if the characters from Alice in Wonderland played sports?

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Alice: Obstacle course racing
Just like in Wonderland, she wouldn’t be fazed by anything in her way. Responding to the unexpected without letting it slow you down? Alice has that covered.

The White Rabbit: Track
Because he knows that the faster he runs, the less late he will be.

The Mock Turtle and the Gryphon: Ice dancing
After they danced the lobster quadrille for Alice, they discovered their passion and began to compete.

The Dormouse: Ski jumping
You might not have considered the dormouse as the athletic type. After all, he’s virtually always sleeping. But the truth is that his lethargy has caused him to perfect the art of getting the most out of a single effort. A.K.A. covering as much ground as possible in a single jump.