It’s not just Friday the 13th: it’s also…well, Friday December 13th, birthday to America’s On-Again-Off-Again Sweetheart, Taylor Swift! And since some music critic somewhere has probably likened her songs to novels—right?—spend her glorious natal day blasting her hit singles and reading the appropriate work of literature. Your new favorite book is only as far away as your favorite Taylor Swift song, metaphorically speaking!
Some of the best bloggers from around the web made recipes inspired by my new book Sprinkles!: Recipes and Ideas for Rainbowlicious Desserts. One of my favorite sprinkles inspired quotes came from We are not Martha who said, "sprinkles are one of the happiest things in all the world. They’re on the same level as glitter… except they’re edible. So, they automatically win. "
Thanks for participating everyone! It was a ton of fun and I got to meet some tremendous blogger/bakers.
You probably know about "The Elf on a Shelf," a toy that parents can use to convince kids that a creepy elf is watching their every move. Which is basically the plot of George Orwell's 1984, right? So we wondered...what other forms of Thing-on-a-Thing-based holiday behavior modification could be taken from classic and contemporary literature? The possiblities are endless... or at least six.
Though I have probably a dozen blank notebooks in varying sizes and styles, I cannot resist buying more. The ability to create one's own journal or project portfolio is a skill that I've always wanted to develop, but until I do, I will continue to covet others' handmade gems.