Sushi Time! Kickass Homemade Salad Maki

Happy Sunday, Blogtopia!  Hope you're not a bloated gas factory after this feastfest of a holiday known as Thanksgiving.  This one was particularly brutal for me; Husband and I had to attend three Thanksgiving dinners.  Three.  This is the fourth -- fifth? -- fourth year of doing this, and now that we're buying a house … Continue reading Sushi Time! Kickass Homemade Salad Maki

F*** Chicken Noodle! Badass Slow Cooker Mushroom Soup

Happy Sunday, B-Loungers! Have you ever been filled with resolve to start something rigorous and new, only to find yourself sick as a dog the day you planned to begin?  That was me this week.  I've been toying with the idea of rollerblading to work (because rollerblading is kickass! Exhibit A:) Anyway, I've been toying … Continue reading F*** Chicken Noodle! Badass Slow Cooker Mushroom Soup

Ode to Jasper: The Sweetest Asshole Around

What up, blogonites?!  Yesterday was my cat Jasper's 9th birthday, and I thought what better way to commemorate my best feline friend than dedicate this post to him?  He's quite the interesting character. My Little Monster In 2008, my husband asked me what I would like for my birthday.  I told him that I wanted … Continue reading Ode to Jasper: The Sweetest Asshole Around

Wait, That Came Out Wrong… I’m Not a Heroin Addict

What's happening, Blogsville?!  Hope this verbage finds you happy and healthy!  I also hope you're ready for a mildly gross, funny story, because that's what I've got comin' at ya in this fresh edition of Concisely Claire. Today, I went to the dermatologist to have my first mole removal.  It was a fairly decent-sized mole … Continue reading Wait, That Came Out Wrong… I’m Not a Heroin Addict

Book Review: “The Walking Dead, Volume 1: Days Gone Bye”

The Walking Dead, Vol. 01: Days Gone Bye by Robert Kirkman My rating: 5 of 5 stars I know I'm a bit late for The Walking Dead train, but I hadn't heard of this series till the show started airing and found it to be too intense to watch. In its original, graphic novel form, … Continue reading Book Review: “The Walking Dead, Volume 1: Days Gone Bye”

Review of “Grimm Fairy Tales: Return to Wonderland”

Grimm Fairy Tales: Return to Wonderland by Raven Gregory My rating: 3 of 5 stars A demented twist on my favorite classic, this first in a trilogy of graphic novels was overall entertaining. Filled with fan service, guts, & gore, each page was something to be marveled. A lot of negative reviews state that the … Continue reading Review of “Grimm Fairy Tales: Return to Wonderland”

Review of “Guilty Pleasures” and Reviews of YOUR Work!

Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton My rating: 3 of 5 stars "What the hell was I doing standing in the middle of a cave, in the dark, surrounded by wererats, quoting Dr. Seuss, and trying to kill a one-thousand-year-old vampire?" Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton is the mildly funny, graphic, not-so-romantic debut novel … Continue reading Review of “Guilty Pleasures” and Reviews of YOUR Work!