Author Archives: hillarymeyer

Jambalaya and “Disneyland” Cornbread

Yes, I probably should have made this for Mardi Gras, but I didn’t think of it in time. Besides, there’s absolutely no reason not to eat Cajun food every chance you get! The jambalaya recipe is adapted from Gulf Coast Cooking by … Continue reading

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Project of the Day: Easy DIY Birdfeeders

I’ve been meaning to try this since I ran across the idea on Pinterest. It’s simple, so it’s a great project to do with kids, and, aside from the birdseed, you probably have all the supplies on hand already. It … Continue reading

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Lazy Dinner: Soy-Orange Beef with Rice (and Other Variations)

Sometimes you want something really yummy for dinner but don’t want to put much effort into it. My go-to in those situations (if I’m not in the mood for pasta or takeout) is to just throw something in a pan … Continue reading

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A Few Things I Need to Get Off My Chest

Because I just can’t deal with this ignorant shit anymore. WHY are we still debating evolution?? WHY do people think that the recent snowfall in the South was fake and engineered by Obama/the NSA and contained nanobots or “chemtrails” and … Continue reading

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Cannonball Read #7: The Suffragette Scandal by Courtney Milan

Courtney Milan has done it again, and this may actually be my favorite book yet by her. Plenty of romance novels have funny moments, but it’s rare that I actually have to set a book down because I’m laughing so … Continue reading

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Cannonball Read #4-6: 3 YA New Releases from Entangled Teen

When people complain that young adult novels have nothing to offer the serious reader, it’s pretty clear to me that they’ve never actually read any YA. These new releases from Entangled Teen deal with issues ranging from human cloning and … Continue reading

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Cannonball Read #3: The Countess Conspiracy, by Courtney Milan

Sebastian Malheur is one of the most revered naturalists of his day… and one of the most reviled men in England. After all, he gives public lectures about reproduction and genetics and that is simply Not Done in polite company. … Continue reading

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