Monday, November 25, 2013

yellow monday.

"Women who make you laugh, 
and who make you think, 
and who also happen to wear 
yellow flowers in their hair
 are always dangerous..." 
- A Snicker of Magic 

Hey friends! Since A Snicker of Magic is only three months away (eeeeek!), I thought it might be fun to celebrate with a little quote and a piece of gorgeous art made by Alyson Kate. Alyson's design savvy has me convinced she's part-wizard, just FYI. And I'm nuts about her YouTube channel.

I'll be back soon with a post about my first NCTE experience (short summary: it was crazy-dreamy-fun). I met so many lovely teachers and librarians and booklovers. I still can't believe I got to hang out with such a sweet bunch of people for two days. On Saturday night, I hopped in a cab with the Scholastics to go see Catching Fire and My. Gosh. Have you seen it yet? How can two hours feel like ten minutes? It was intense and wonderful. I can't wait to see it again. 

My heart is still spinning, but I'm trying to steady myself enough to get some writing finished before I leave for family-time Georgia. It's pie-week!

So on that note, I hope you have a lovely holiday weekend, full of pie and people you love. And yellow flowers, of course. :) I would love to hear about your favorite Thanksgiving traditions in the comments. I have an idea for a tradition that I try to implement every year, and it never works. I'm determined to keep trying though. It involves Gibby (the farm vehicle that is liken to a turbo golf cart) and Christmas lights. You would approve, I think. 

Happy Thanksgiving!  :) 


  1. Happy Thanksgiving, Natalie! :)

    I haven't seen Catching Fire yet, but I'm hopefully going tomorrow afternoon. I can't wait! I've heard wonderful things about it.

    1. Let me know what you thought! I liked it even more than the first one! :)

  2. That quote is simply brilliant Natalie. Ah, I can't wait to read it!

  3. Pie, oh my goodness yes. PIE! And Catching Fire was amazing. Even better than the first one! :D

    1. I totally agree, Erin Marie! How can two hours go by so fast?! :)

  4. I enjoy how we just gush about each other on a regular basis. <3