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Kids cookbook recommendations by Mardi Michels

Summer Reads: Cookbooks for Kids

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. With a few exceptions! With a lot more of us staying close to home this summer, I know parents are looking for things to do with their children (or things for their children to do while they […]

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Devon and Hell: Four Seasons by the Sea by Karen Wheeler

Devon and Hell: Four Seasons by the Sea

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. Can’t get away this summer? Need a book (or, better, a series) that will sweep you away from your everyday Covid staying at home reality? I have just the thing for you in Summer Reads this week! […]

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Songs for the end of the world book cover

Summer Reads: Songs for the end of the world

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. This week’s Summer Reads offering is quite the timely read from Canadian author Saleema Nawaz.    From the publisher: How quickly he’d forgotten a fundamental truth: the closer you got to the heart of a calamity, the […]

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Things I learned from falling by Claire Nelson book cover

Summer Reads: Things I learned from falling

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. Ever wonder what you would do if you were lost in the desert with very little likelihood of being found? Claire Neslon found herself in exactly this position in 2018 and Things I Learned From Falling is […]

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My Four Seasons in France by Janine Marsh book cover

French Fridays: My Four Seasons in France

Hello and Happy French Friday!  Today I’m looking at a book many of you may be interested in simply for the fact that it’s set in France and it doesn’t look like many of us will be travelling to France this summer –  it’s the perfect armchair travel read! From the publisher: A little over […]

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Paris on Air cover on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Paris on Air

Hello and Happy French Friday! Today’s post is dedicated to a feel-good read that is something I am sure we all need more of right now! Oliver Gee is the Australian journalist-turned-podcaster voice behind the successful The Earful Tower and Paris on Air is his first book (hopefully not his last!). As an Australian who […]

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