Wednesday, November 26, 2014

What's Up Wednesday

It's time for What's Up Wednesday!


  I almost feel like I should replace this title with "What I'm Cooking" as I am cooking Thanksgiving foods for the foreseeable future. I did manage to do some reading that wasn't cookbooks though! 
  I read a NA contemporary romance and it really wasn't my sort of book. It wasn't as original as I was hoping it would be. I finished reading the Creepy Hollow trilogy by Rachel Morgan. The first two books were so much fun but the third, while still good, felt rushed to me. I loved the series and did not want to be rushed along. My chapter a day classic is Great Expectations, which I am loving, and my kids and I are reading The Princess and the Goblin. This week I hope to read Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch. 


 The only writing I did this week was on my son's homeschool portfolio.  It is thick enough to be a novel but not nearly as fun to work on. Now that it is done I can get back to something more creative, like my fairytale novel :)

  My goal this week is to work on my revisions/rewrites for Mirrors and Ice every day for fifteen minutes. 


Coffee with cream and a tad of maple syrup with a dash of cinnamon on top. It is the perfect writer's brew. 


  I am attempting to make a pie out of this massive fairytale pumpkin that the lady at the fruit stand told me was the best pie pumpkin ever. I hope she's right... I have canned pumpkin on the pantry for back up, just in case I explode the pumpkin or something. 

Happy Thanksgiving!!!


  1. 'Tis the season for cooking! Congrats for squeezing some reading in nevertheless, Sarah. My daughter managed to juice a small pumpkin for a glass of fresh pumpkin juice. I'm sure pumpkin pie made with fresh not-out-of-a-can pumpkin would be quite tasty. All the best with that, and the rest of your Thanksgiving feasting. Have a wonderful and blessed week. :)

    1. Pumpkin juice sounds like it could be good. I'm hoping this pie turns out :)
      Happy Thanksgiving!

  2. I love your writing goal for the week! I think I could benefit from a goal like that as I try to get back into writing again. It's so hard when you get busy with so many other things, isn't it? That's been my experience, anyway. Your WHAT WORKS FOR ME section is making me want to try it! Yum! Good luck with your fairytale pumpkin pie and all of your other Thanksgiving goodies! :D

  3. Ohhh, a fairytale novel! Sounds like fun! My daily writing/editing goal is also 15 minutes. It's just enough to get you going, but a small enough goal to prevent it from being intimidating.

    Good luck with your writing this week, and happy pie baking! :)

  4. Best of luck with all that cooking and your writing goal. Hope it's a brilliant Thanksgiving for you and your family ^_^

  5. Mmm, your coffee sounds so good! I love anything maple flavoured. We Canadians have maple syrup in our bloodstreams lol.

    Good luck with your pie baking and working on revisions a little each day! :)

  6. You are braver than i am, trying to use fresh pumpkin! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!