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On Perfect Tarte Tatin in 10 Easy Steps

This is in no way the easiest dessert ever.

Posted on September 28, 2012 at 3:17 pm 0

On Seven Awesome Campgrounds To Head To On A Roadtrip

If you're not in a tent you're not really camping.

Posted on August 7, 2012 at 7:08 pm 0

On 'Gone With The Wind': Devil In A Black Bombazine Dress

THIS IS SO TOTALLY ONE OF MY FAVOURITE BOOKS.

I hated The Wind Done Gone because I didn't care for the writing style. Rhett Butler's People was just unabashedly awful.

I don't want to get into the Politics of the South, Race, the War As Examined in GWTW because holy crap that could take up way too much space.

INSTEAD, DRESSES: The green-and-white barbeque dress! THE SLUTTY RED DRESS. The green velvet curtain dress! And like, I think the 17-inch waist is much more reasonable if you imagine Scarlett as a teeny-tiny lady, like 5'2 or under. Which I don't remember if it's described as such?

AND MELLIE!!! My favourite scene in the entire book is when the Yankee soldier comes to Tara and Scarlett shoots him--but Melanie was coming down the stairs with a sword ready to kill him, too. And then everybody freaks out over the gunshot and Melanie is the one to come up with a really quick lie to deflect everyone's attention! I mean, Melanie was...you know, Melanie, but there was something in her, you know.

Posted on May 24, 2012 at 5:34 pm 0

On 'Wideacre': Depraved Estate-Management For Dummies

Why DIDN'T Beatrice just go along with the plan? I mean, it's not like her plan was any better, let's be honest.

IS IT TIME FOR GWTW YET? I have so many Thoughts about that book. Also, I hope I'm not the only person who read Rhett Butler's People and then got bored and then got irrationally upset and threw it away. Because.....bad.

Posted on May 3, 2012 at 2:41 pm 0

On 'Wideacre': Depraved Estate-Management For Dummies

@jolie THE WISE WOMAN TOTALLY SCARED THE BEJESUS OUT OF ME!!!! I don't know what I was expecting but it sure wasn't A WAX BABY and IRON PINS and oh God oh God

Posted on May 3, 2012 at 2:30 pm 0