{January} Favorites

January was an awesome month. Even though it legitimately sped by - I can't believe it's almost February! - I enjoyed every day of it, and I'm so excited about the rest of this year. This post contains five of my favorite things from the month of January: song, movie, game, food, apparel, and finally, a quote … Continue reading {January} Favorites

Writing a Historical Fiction Novel ~ Research Tips

Sad fact: I've always struggled to plan stories. From the time that I was writing short stories about my pets as a kid, I've struggled to plan ahead; if I have an awesome story idea, I want to go ahead and start writing, regardless of whether the story has any structure, or not. Most of the stories … Continue reading Writing a Historical Fiction Novel ~ Research Tips

‘Jump’ – A Short Story

"Go on," he said softly, his deep voice resonating in my ears; "jump." I grinned brightly, and without turning to look at him, I shook my head. My hair, which was coiled into a ponytail at the time, swished across my shoulders. As it did, I sensed that it hit something. Before I could swivel … Continue reading ‘Jump’ – A Short Story

Blueberry Cake!

As I was scrolling down Pinterest's infinite pages a couple days ago, getting lost in the many depths of baking inspiration, I stumbled across what appeared to be a blueberry muffin in the form of a cake. Its official name is Buttermilk-Blueberry Breakfast Cake! It was very easy to make, and it tastes great, too! … Continue reading Blueberry Cake!