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Last Sunday, we went out looking for a classy but not over the top breakfast spot with solid vegan options. We found all that and more at Poppy Seed, nested on a quiet Newtown side street.

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  • January ‘21 Reads and Ratings

    The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw The House In The Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune The Patriarch by Brandon MasseyAwakening by Nora Roberts Dispossession by Tayari Jones The Patriarch was suspenseful with a wallop of supernatural! Finished the 3rd book in […]

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  • February ‘21 Reads and Ratings

    Links: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid A Time for Mercy by John Grisham

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  • November Reads & Ratings

    *All book descriptions taken from Amazon.com The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby Book Description*: The Color of Compromise is both enlightening and compelling, telling a history we either ignore or just don’t know. Equal parts painful and inspirational, it details how the American church has helped create and maintain racist ideas and practices. You […]

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About Me

Hi, I’m SILVERCHEVELURE

I am a rapturous reader, diamond painter, food blogger, and content creator, exploring food from all over the world. Expect beautiful diamond art, book reviews, and an occasional wine pairing! I hope you enjoy!

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LIFESTYLE

  • Expressions of Kitty Love Through Diamond Art

    The canvas caught my attention because of the beautiful kitty, and the pretty, yet solemn looking lady. I couldn’t resist creating my own. She has such a sad look about her, but the kitty looks so loving and supportive. As I worked on the canvas, I could hear the kitty telling her, “I’ll always be […]

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  • My Diamond Painting Called “Saxophone” Sizzles! Pops!

    The saxophone is my favorite instrument. Whether I am listening to jazz, blues, neo-soul, or r&b, if there is a 🎷, it will catch my ear. So I had to create my own masterpiece by Olha Darchuk/Diamond Art Club Diamond Art Club’s Description: Mix the impassioned melody of cool blues and sultry purples with the […]

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  • There is a story to be told with “Willa!”

    I have joined the “Diamond Art/Diamond Painting craze with my first canvas by Myka Jelina/Diamond Art Club called “Willa.” I have been doing needlpoint and cross-stitch for years, and was intrigued that this was considered a combination of cross-stitch and paint-by-numbers. Who would think there could be so much joy in applying colorful resin rhinestones […]

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  • March ‘21 Reads and Ratings

    Links to books:Wild Rain by Beverly Jenkins Caucasia by Danny Senna Four Hundred Souls by Ibram X. Kendi Shades in Shadow by N.K. Jemisin The Devil You Know by Charles M Blow The Kindest Lie by Nancy Johnson

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  • My Book Rating System

    I rate book with DNF – ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ stars based on each of the following: 1. Readability – Well written? – Strong chapter beginnings and endings – Well developed characters – Page turner? 2. Engagement – Was I fully engaged? Did I lose myself in the read? – Was it hard to […]

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  • Book Review: Pale by Edward Farmer

    Edward Farmer’s engrossing debut, Pale, begins in 1966 in the burning heat of Mississippi, when Bernice, whose husband left with all their savings and didn’t return, accepts her brothers invitation to join him in working on a cotton plantation. She is slowly immersed into a household full of secrets, deception, revenge, and downright cruelty, which […]

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  • Book Review: The Missing American

    Kwei Quartey’s newest novel, The Missing American, opens with a sniper assassination of a Ghanaian presidential candidate, and then we are introduced to Emma Djan, whose dreams of a promising career in the Ghana Police Service are dashed when she tearfully refuses an offer of a position in Homicide in return for sex. The Deputy […]

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  • January ‘21 Reads and Ratings

    The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw The House In The Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune The Patriarch by Brandon MasseyAwakening by Nora Roberts Dispossession by Tayari Jones The Patriarch was suspenseful with a wallop of supernatural! Finished the 3rd book in […]

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