Halloween Movie Fest

This year I told myself I would read more and even set a goal for myself. I haven't hit that goal yet (but look forward to a book review post when I do!) but I have watched an enormous amount of movies and TV shows. What better time of year than Fall to ignore my reading…

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Erised is Desire Spelled Backward

Our house came with a fireplace. It's cute and occupies a corner of our living room. It's also never been used since we moved in and the top is occupied by random shit. I kept saying I'll eventually decorate the top area but couldn't really nail down what I wanted up there ... until now.…

All the Feels: First Time Fostering

I always liked the irony that my blog was named "But Mostly Cats" but I didn't write about them. It made me laugh a mischievous laugh because I thought of it as luring unsuspecting visitors only for them to be surprised that there is absolutely nothing dedicated to cats on my blog. Until today. I…

Review: The Chinese Takeout Cookbook

Recently we were drawn to one of our favorite cookbooks. We made recipes from it for nearly a month. The book? The Chinese Takeout Cookbook by Diana Kuan. I found it years ago while browsing her blog, ended up buying it, and haven't regretted it since. That was June 2013 and since then we've had so many delicious…

Reel Goals

Have you ever given yourself a goal so outlandish that when you tell people they look at you like you're crazy? A goal that is so random that no one would ask you follow up question? I think we all have given ourselves a goal like that at one time. Mine was to watch every…

Getting Your Shit Together aka How to Organize

Organizing is a passion of mine. It focuses my mind and calms me. I've been told this is weird but I don't give a shit. Everyone should do what makes them happy and organizing does that for me. So when one of our kitchen drawers became overrun by crazy (you know the drawer) it was…