Sporadic blog post….

I can’t seem to post daily so I guess I’ll just enjoy what I manage.

I recently read Darkness Dawns by Dianne Duvall. Got it free for my Kindle on Amazon. Great deal and a fun and enjoyable read. Its

yet another vampire meets girl romance. Not original but perfect for a quiet afternoon read.


I’m currently knitting on a Springtime in Hollis cardigan. I am modifying it though into a pullover. And it will be a nice shade of mellow yellow which is little K’s favorite color.

Menu for 11/5 – 11/19

1. Homemade chicken nuggets, mashed tators and green beans

2. Taco Salad

3. Roast Beef, potatoes, and salad

4. Chicken Parmesan with buttered pasta and broccoli

5. Bean Soup with cornbread

6. Philly Cheesesteak sandwhiches

7. Salmon with mixed veggies and rice

8. Baked whole  chicken with baked potato fries and veggies

9. Leftovers

10. Pork Chops and veggies

11. Stir fry with rice and chicken

12. Spaghetti, garlic bread and veggies

13. Chicken and dumplings

14. Honey Rosemary chicken with veggies

Menu for 10/22 – 11/05 2010

Keeping track of my menu’s here too!

1. Beef stuffed french bread — see recipe at Taste of Home

2. Taco’s

3. Stir Fry with rice

4. Bean Soup in the slow cooker

5. Salmon with rice

6. Chicken Parmesan in the slow cooker

7. Baked chicken

8. Hambergers

9. Chicken and dumplings in the slow cooker

10. Fried chicken thighs and legs

11. Enchilada’s

12. Meatloaf in the slow cooker

13. Philly cheesesteak sandwhiches

14. Chicken Alfredo


Immortals After Dark Series by Kresley Cole

I will just put all the books I read here rather than individual posts. Fun story line with Valkyrie, vampires, werewolves, ect. I read all that are out except a couple in the middle i haven’t located yet.  All the stories were gritty and fast paced with entertaining characters.

Playing Easy to Get

A Hunger Like No Other

No Rest for the Wicked

Wicked  Deeds on a Winters Night

Kiss of  a Demon King

Deep Kiss of  Winter

Pleasure of a Dark Prince

Demon from the Dark

Taken by Midnight by Lara Adrian

Number 8 of the Midnight Breed series. I enjoyed it. Can’t wait for Hunter’s story next.

Vamps in the City by Kerrelyn Sparks

I didn’t like it. I pushed my way through this since the series is supposed to be funny or something. I think its just not gritty enough for me.

Dragons Blood and Dragons Bones by Patricia Briggs

I enjoyed these to the max. Great storyline! Try them!

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Wow this was hard to read. I found it really brutal not something I would be thrilled for my kid to read for some years yet. Its marked as YA but I thinks its a very adult story. It was well written and fast paced. There are sequels but I doubt I read them as the storyline was heartrending.

Bitten by Kelley Armstrong

Okay for a first book. This is a werewolf romance. I found it really slow to get through for the first half or so. It did finally pick up towards the end and I enjoyed how she ended the story. Elena was a weird contrast of strength and emotionally weak and I am sure the weak part is what made it tedious for me to read. Still not a bad read.

Pride Mates – Jennifer Ashley

Another werewolf book. Yes I seem to have a theme going here. Anyway this was a little different and took me some time to get into. I did end up enjoying it and will look for more if she writes them.

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