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My first attempt at jar magic! The spell is a love spell to strangthen the bond of me and my boyfriend. He had found the jar and gave it to me as a gift because he said it seemed very “witchy” and that I might like it. I of course did! I felt like the only thing I could do with the jar was use it in a love spell! 

My boyfriend gave me a gift!
I figured Set was around with how chaotic things have been, then this shows up in the mail and confirms it! 😁
I love Set though, thankful he’s in my life. He has helped me learn to accept the chaos and roll with the punches.

MY BACK HURTS SO MUUUUCHHHH

AND NO, I’M NOT DEAD, I COULDN’T USE THE INTERNET LIKE FOR A MONTH, But my dad is nice so he let me use it before uwu


This is an Akisoda pic in TLOZ AU, and I actually love alot this pic, this was inspired on the little gift my boyfriend gave me, two necklaces the shield and the sword, I got the Hylian Shield and he got the Master Sword

For: @theakiracenter

My boyfriend gave me one of my birthday gifts early! And I wore it to work yesterday to hand out pretzels to trick-or-treaters! I’m a cozy bat! 🎃🖤🦇💀💕

Ig: ambermote

anonymous asked:

hiii! I've been wondering when will you update your fics?? You don't need to answer if you don't want to!! I hope you're having a wonderful day! <33

Some time before the end of the year. lol

I went back to school this fall and it’s hard to balance work, school, and social life. It was easier when I was in college because my job didn’t get in the way of my studies. At the end of the semester I have 3 papers due so my life will suck in November. T-T

I’m going to try to get an update out in November. I really need to get Paradise going and Wildest Dreams needs to end. I really want to get to Father & Son! I know you guys are going to love it. 

Honestly I don’t mind people asking me about the status of my fics. It keeps me motivated. <3

And yes I am having a wonderful day! My boyfriend gave me a gift! Thanks for asking, anon! <3

Cardamom French Macarons with Pistachio Buttercream

I’ve always had an interest in making these adorable and very tasty cookies but I’ve been so intimidated by the process that I never wanted to try. I was nervous about failing. They’re quite the finicky cookie. I’ll let you in a secret though, they’re not that difficult and everyone will think you’re the best baker around.

I took a class at a kitchen store to ease me into making these. It hadn’t really occurred to me to take a class but for my birthday this year, my boyfriend gave me a gift card and said to use it for classes for the 2 of us. But once I saw the macaron class, I apologized to him immediately because there was no way I was going to miss this opportunity.

We made three different flavors in the class. I’m going to share the recipe for the one that I made.

In bullet points, these are the simplified steps:

  • First, sift your dry ingredients
  • Next, whisk your egg whites, cream of tartar and sugar until you get stiff peaks
  • Then, slowly add the meringue to the dry ingredients.
  • Carefully, fold all meringue and dry ingredients until you have a shiny mix that has a thick, consistent flow off the spoon sort of like lava. (not too runny)
  • Pipe the batter into 1 1/3 inch circles. Drop pan a few times to get air bubbles out.
  • Let trays sit until you get a film over the batter
  • Bake.

It doesn’t sound so difficult or intimidating when it’s in bullet points, is it?

These are sitting until the filmy layer forms

You should be able to lightly touch batter and it should feel tacky and have a slight spring but the batter should not stick to your finger.

These are the espresso macarons. I wanted to show you what it looks like when they crack. This can happen if you under mix the batter.

What you’ll need:

+ 7 oz powdered sugar
+ 1 teaspoon ground cardamom seeds
+ 4 oz almond meal or flour
+ 4 (5 ounces) egg whites, at room temperature
+ pinch of cream of tarter (no more than 1/8 teaspoon)
+ 3.5 oz granulated sugar
+ 1 batch of pistachio buttercream

What you do:

Preheat oven to 325°F and place rack in center. Line baking sheets with parchment paper OR silpat mats.

Sift powdered sugar, cardamom and almond flour into a bowl. (this is really important)

To make the meringue, whisk egg whites on medium speed to a foamy, soft peak stage. Add cream of tarter until soft peaks form. Add granulated sugar and continue to whisk until stiff peaks form. (this is to be done well in a stand mixer)

Add about a third of the meringue to the dry ingredients and fold until combined. Continue adding the meringue and folding gently until the mixture is shiny. Check the consistency by raising the spatula and having a slow, steady drip from the spatula.

Transfer the batter to a pastry bag that is fitted with a small round tip (#8 or #10, the smaller the tip the easier it is to control the batter). Pipe 1 1/3" rounds on the lined baking sheets (at least ½" apart). Firmly tap the bottom of each baking sheet on the work surface to release trapped air. Let stand at room temperature for 15-30 minutes (this time varies on temperature, humidity, air flow, etc) so check to see if a slight crust/film has formed. The macaron should not stick to your finger when lightly touched.

Bake one sheet at a time (if your oven has a hot spot, you’ll want to rotate your pan part way through bake time) until macarons are crisp and firm, about 12-15 minutes. You may need to lower the temperature to 300°F if macarons are still soft. (oven may be too hot if the tops of the macarons look crinkled)

Let macarons cool on baking sheets for 2 to 3 minutes. Make sure they are completely cool before filling. They should pop right off the sheet.

Pistachio Buttercream

What you’ll need

+ 2 large egg whites
+ ½ cup granulated sugar
+ 6 ox unsalted butter, softened, cut into 2-inch pieces+ ½ teaspoon vanilla extract (or vanilla bean paste)
+ 4 tablespoons pistachios, very finely chopped

What you do:

Lightly whisk egg whites and sugar together over simmering water until the sugar dissolves and the mixture is too hot to touch (or candy thermometer reads 140°F)

Pour the hot mixture into the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment. Whip on low speed, gradually increasing to high speed until egg whites double in volume. The meringue should have stiff, glossy peaks. (about 10 minutes)

On low speed, add butter (one piece at a time) until mixture is smooth in appearance. Whisk in vanilla and 2 tablespoons of the pistachio nuts.

Assemble macaroons with 1 tablespoon (or less) of the buttercream between 2. Roll the filled cookies in the remaining 2 tablespoons of pistachio nuts to finish.

Merry Mistletoe

Author: dragon-temeraire
Type of Work: Fic
Title: Merry Mistletoe
Rating: G
Word Count: ~990
Warnings: N/A
Summary: Stiles has a plan: he’s getting a kiss from Derek this Christmas.
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Once Stiles realizes that everyone in the pack has plans for the holiday, except for Derek, he decides it’s time to take action. He immediately gets to work, dropping progressively less and less subtle hints, about how it would be nice to have more than two people at the house this Christmas.

It just makes Derek give him confused looks, and he decides that approach isn’t working. He’s obviously got to be more direct.  

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December Photo ChallengeDay 25 - Gift Giving

My boyfriend gave me these three books for Christmas *squeals*, here they are from left to right:

  • The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness (book 2 in Chaos Walking)
  • My True Love Gave To Me edited by Stephanie Perkins
  • Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness (book 3 in Chaos Walking)

This is the “my ex boyfriend gave me this as a gift but he’s a piece of shit ” giveaway!
This was given to me as a gift but I no longer want it so if you want to win this Cheshire Cat pillow here’s what you need to do!
1. Follow me!
2. Re blog this post as much as you want (likes don’t count)
3. Must be living the United States and be willing to share address for shipping
4. Have inbox open so I am able to reach you if you win

I may add a extra gift depending on the feels so you have until May 27th! Good luck!

Today my boyfriend gave me the best gift ever.

The Fault in Our Stars is to me as An Imperial Affliction is to Hazel. So I asked on my Christmas list for the audiobook of John Green reading it.

Unable to find the audiobook my boyfriend took it upon himself to record an audio book of him reading it for the very first time.

He recorded his first reactions to the text so that I could experience it with him.

Needless to say when I first heard his forward I cried tears of joy.

He truly is the Augustus to my Hazel and I love him more and more everyday.

Reagan gave me this shirt for Christmas so now I get to wear it when I’m in bed. The huge shirt makes a dress and it’s nice under the covers because it’s not too hot and not too cold.

It’s nice to keep reminders around you of the people you love because when life goes on and your days are busy, you unintentionally forget to remember to say you love them and say you miss them and say you appreciate them.

My boyfriend brought me these and gave them to me as an early valentine’s day gift and they’re so great!!!! I really like the milk chocolate one so far, oh gosh, I can finally eat chocolate without feeling guilty to my body!!!

Love the boyfriend (o´ω`o)