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The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie

Reading List: Asperger’s/Autism Romance

I was pleasantly surprised to discover there’s a small but growing Asperger’s/autism romance subgenre. I’ve dated at least one guy with an Asperger’s diagnosis, and, well, let’s just say they weren’t the most sweepingly romantic or emotionally connected experiences of my life. But I’m willing to be convinced! These books might just change my mind. The Rosie Project Author: Graeme…

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Decorating Cookies Party

Best Holiday Craft Books of 2014 (Plus One on De-Cluttering)

The weather is bad, the days are short, and that means it’s time to stay inside and do crafts! Here’s a selection of new craft books full of ideas for kids, adults, and cats. Decorate for the holidays, create personalized homemade gifts, and whip up enough baked goods to last until New Year’s Day. Keep the kids busy during school…

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Peanut butter brownies

Bookish Baking: Super-Easy Peanut Butter Brownies

Every home cook should have a few go-to desserts on hand in case of emergencies — especially during the holidays. Here’s one of mine! If you keep a box of brownie mix on hand (I like Ghiradelli), all you need is basic pantry staples like peanut butter and sugar to whip up a fancy-looking swirled brownie in under an hour….

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