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STIR Spiderweb Cookie Stamper

STIR Spiderweb Cookie Stamper

Halloween Treat:  STIR Spiderweb Cookie StamperIn the mood for a Halloween treat, I used a STIR Spiderweb Cookie Stamper on peanut butter cookies.  First, I tried to use the stamper on the dough (this stamper worked very well with no stick), but the cookies lost their...

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is an adventure on and under the sea! It’s also one of the first science fiction novels ever written. Get ready to imagine and explore with Captain Nemo in his creatively engineered submarine. I’ll close by sharing a quote from this...

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The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

Oh, The Age of Innocence; I love this novel! Winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize- making Edith Wharton the first woman to win the prize. Set in upper class society in New York City during the 1870s, a time when people “dreaded scandal more than disease”. Newland, a...

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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte is my absolute favorite book! It is the only book I have read a handful times and will continue to reread. Romanticism, beliefs, gothic, and autobiographical elements are all incorporated into the story of Jane Eyre, a woman who fights...

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The Sagas of Icelanders

The Sagas of Icelanders

What better way to begin exploring Icelandic history than diving into this source of Nordic literature?!  The Sagas of Icelanders is a book that is rich in Viking heritage and full of comprehensive history and how these Nordic warriors conquered and evolved.  The book...

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Nostalgic Immersion at the Midland Theatre

Nostalgic Immersion at the Midland Theatre

The Golden and Silver Age of movies are brought to life in nostalgic immersion through the Summer Movie Series at the Midland Theatre in Newark, Ohio.  The General Admission cost is only $5 and admission is free for Licking County, Ohio residents (age 60+); both GREAT...

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