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Through Dangers Untold ch 1 (Elucien Labyrinth AU)

Elain has made a grave mistake and wished her sisters away to the dangerous realm of the goblins. To get them back, she’ll have to navigate a maddening labyrinth—and go toe-to-toe with its powerful, enigmatic ruler. Elain finds herself drawn to the red-haired Goblin King, but is he the tragic, lovesick prince from her mother’s stories, or a wicked faerie who’s only toying with her?


Originally posted by theworldisworthagif

Their mother did not spend a great deal of time with the Archeron sisters, even before she died. Their father was in charge of their education, and he passed it on to a rotating series of tutors; the nanny minded them at play, the cooks fed them, the dogs cuddled with them when they were upset.

But mama Archeron did one thing, often in her elaborate party dresses, putting them to bed while her guests laughed and drank downstairs: she told stories. Elain remembers them well, remembers how often little Feyre fell asleep halfway through, how Nesta would sulk and declare that she didn’t need stories, she was too old for them, and would end up listening raptly by the end anyway.

She remembers one story best of all, would request it over and over again.

“The Goblin King,” her mother says, her beautiful painted mouth tugging into a smile. “Was one of the High Fae, a very long time ago.”

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Not So Berry Legacy Challenge

Do you like the rainbow? Do you like the idea of playing with berry Sims but hate berry Sims? Do you want to mess around with aspects of the game you’ve never used before? Boy, do I have the challenge for you!

Welcome to the Not So Berry Legacy Challenge, a ten generation legacy with a focus on bright colors and new experiences.

Basic Rules:

  1. Each heir must represent the color of the generation (i.e. hair, makeup, clothing), but brightly colored skin is not necessary (these aren’t actually berry Sims, that’s the joke)
  2. The colors of the spouses don’t matter as they aren’t part of the challenge. Unless otherwise stated you can do whatever you please with them.
  3. Money cheats can be used, but not excessively. Suggestion: use freerealestate for your first home, but no cheats afterward.
  4. You may live wherever you please unless something is specified in the rules of a generation.
  5. Every generation is supposed to complete both the career and aspiration of the heir unless explicitly stated otherwise.
  6. Keep the lifespan on normal.
  7. If you play this challenge and want to share it with us, go ahead and post with #notsoberry so we can see!

My good friend @alwaysimming​ and I kind of created this challenge on accident, but I think it turned out pretty great. We wanted to make something that forced us to play with parts of the game we’ve never explored before. Hopefully you’ll have fun too. You can follow our gameplay on @mintiphresh​ and @lea-fey​ (pronounced “minty fresh” and “leafy”)!

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Witcher Toffee

Dairy Free

The things you’ll need

  • 1 cup honey
  • ½ cup agave
  • 2 cups almond butter
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract

Let’s get started!

  1. Mix honey, agave, sea salt and extracts in a medium sauce pot and place in a candy thermometer.
  2. Cook the mixture on low heat for 12 minutes, stirring constantly with a rubber spatula. Do not allow the mixture to exceed 250°F.
  3. Add almond butter and cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes or until it pulls away from the pot.
  4. Remove the mixture from the heat and using a spoon to place it into your mold.
  5. Allow the mixture to cool in the molds and remove them once they have hardened.
  6. TaDa! This Witcher Toffee will make an alliance with your taste buds!
I want to...
  • I want to wake up next to you,
  • eat breakfast with you,
  • play computer games with you,
  • watching movies with you in bed,
  • hold your hand and watch tv,
  • send you cute texts,
  • buy you gifts,
  • nap together,
  • look into your eyes,
  • be with you at the sunrise and sunset,
  • cook for you,
  • walk in the rain with you,
  • fall asleep whilst on the phone to you,
  • snuggle in bed,
  • mess up your hair,
  • kiss you good night and morning.

SIMS 4 Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Yields 16 cupcakes

The things you’ll need

  • 4 ounces light cream cheese
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 ¾ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 cups shredded organic carrots
  • Green & orange royal icing in decorating bags fitted with #5 tips
  • 4 ounces light cream cheese
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Rubber spatula
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • Cupcake pan & liners
  • Hand grater
  • Small cutting mat & knife
  • Peeler
  • Electric mixer
  • Small offset spatula
  • Decorating bag fitted with a #2A tip

Let’s get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. n a large bowl, combine flour, coconut sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together butter, eggs, honey and vanilla extract.
  4. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry.
  5. Gently fold carrots into the batter.
  6. Scoop batter into cupcake liners and bake for 18 minutes. Allow cupcakes to cool before decorating.
  1. Combine all of the frosting ingredients (except powdered sugar) in a large bowl and beat well with an electric mixer.
  2. Beat in half of the powdered sugar and scrape down the sides of the bowl. Add the second half and then beat and scrape again.
  3. Scoop frosting into a decorating bag fitted with a #2A tip.

Time to decorate!

  1. Frost the tops of the cupcakes and then refrigerate for about 5 minutes.
  2. Use green royal icing to pipe a carrot stem.
  3. With orange icing, pipe a carrot shape below the stem.
  4. TaDa! Unlock your baking skills with these yummy SIMS 4 Carrot Cupcakes!

And we believe such foolish things,
like ‘Love love love, love is all we need’ (x)

Nyx Ulric, Lunafreya Nox Fleuret © Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, Square Enix, Sony

How you would spend Valentines Day with The Avengers:

Tony: He take you to your favorite Country, going to all of the best places.

Originally posted by sensuous

Steve: He would take you to an old school dancing club.

Originally posted by lilpieceofmyworld

Natasha: You would go out in the town for a few drinks.

Originally posted by g-a-y-ismyname

Bruce: You would take him to the best local coffee shop. Talking until the place closes.

Originally posted by chicandproper

Clint: He’d light candles and get take out for the both of you, so you could have a night in.

Originally posted by autumnalife

Sam: You would cook together! Playing around and messing with each other the whole time. Which ends in the kitchen being a huge clutter.

Originally posted by perfectfeelings

Thor: He would take you to Asgard and show you around. While trying (and failing) to seduce you.

Originally posted by littlemisssyreid

Scott: He would want to spend the whole day in bed, cuddling and talking through most of the day. (When you finally get up, he’d make some heart shaped waffles.)

Originally posted by sensuous

Peter: You would spend the day in his apartment, dancing together with cheesy 80s music playing on his broken radio.

Originally posted by sensualkisses

T'challa: He would set up a romantic bath for the other of you. Complete with wine, romantic music, sweets, and kissing.

Originally posted by mytimewithhimalone

Wanda: She would finally agree to teach you guitar. But you probably wouldn’t get to the end of the lesion, due to you constantly pestering her with questions.

Originally posted by scotty-rawks

Pietro: ;) you’d be very, very busy.

Originally posted by coupleaims

anonymous asked:

i love love ur voltron hcs!! would you have any about hunk? i feel like he deserves more attention from this fandom,,

thanks bud!! have some hunk o’ burning love

  • that friend who’ll draw on your face in sharpie if you fall asleep near him but also get you a blanket so you don’t catch a cold
  • things hunk would take a bullet for: 1. his friends 2. duct tape
    • he’s an engineer, duct tape has saved his grade and his life on multiple occasions 
  • has Opinions™, will make sure you hear them whether you want to or not
  • he and allura are the squad gossips
  • yes he can benchpress lance, they established this very early on in their friendship
  • Anxious and Annoyed
  • shit: *goes down* hunk: *determinately adjusts headband*
  • is continuously blown away by how normal he is compared to the rest of the team. aliens show up and everyone else is like “business as usual” meanwhile hunk’s like?? we’re in a robot cat the fuck?????????
  • the kind of guy you’d want to play barbies with
    • he can cook up some choice drama
    • (he uses lance as inspiration)
  • lance: “dude you read my diary?!” hunk: “okay to be fair, I didn’t know it was your diary at first. i thought it was just a very sad, handwritten book”
  • me: *plays video games constantly*
  • person: oh you game? what do you play?
  • me: *suddenly cannot remember a single game i have ever played aside from cooking mama*

Originally posted by ofallingstar

Small devotional acts.

  • Wake up early
  • Read a book you enjoy
  • Take up a new hobby
  • Pay attention in your classes
  • Use more olive oil in cooking
  • Play poker/a game that involves strategy
  • Think critically, but kindheartedly
  • Dedicate more time to studying
  • Incorporate owls into your life
  • Learn self-defense
  • Listen to music that reminds you of her
  • Go do something new
  • Wear makeup or jewelry that make you feel connected to her
  • Write something. A sentence, a story, a poem 
  • Don’t be afraid to fight for what is right
  • Watch a video on something you find interesting
  • Journal!
  • Buy some new supplies 
  • Learn more about an era that’s interesting to you
  • Defend those who need it
  • Do one thing a day that you’re passionate about
  • Get some new books
  • Be the one who can see both sides of an argument
  • Become more motivated where it’s needed
  • Take a day off if you need it (know your limits - don’t push yourself!)
  • Always seek the truth
  • Write down the little things you find interesting
  • Practice self confidence - know how smart you are!
  • Create and maintain healthy boundaries 
  • Spend more time in bookstores and coffeeshops
  • Embrace curiosity (in yourself and others)
  • Many, many, many things not said here

dokurochrome  asked:

Imagine Victor's reaction if he wakes up one day and Yuuri's just gone on a twitter rant about how wonderful Victor is cause he got emotional at night while he was asleep.

Declaration of Love

Victor yawned as he carefully slipped out of bed, careful to not wake his fiancé.

It was a well-known fact that Yuuri and himself were different in so many ways, but Victor found that the most common difference between them was there sleeping habits.

Yuuri was a night owl, spending hours after he had fallen asleep on his phone, or reading, or playing some handhold game.

Victor was a morning person, always had and probably always would be. He woke with the sun and normally took Makkachin for a run if the old girl was up for it, though he had noticed that the aging poodle was starting to prefer a morning sleep-in with Yuuri than a run lately.

Victor liked getting up early, like being greeted each morning with Yuuri’s sleeping face cuddled into his side. Like being the one that woke Yuuri up with gentle kisses all over his face.

He was a sucker for Yuuri, what could he say?

Victor left the bedroom, giving Makkachin a good morning pat before leaving the sleeping pair alone to get a little more sleep.

Victor took one look outside before concluding he wasn’t going for a run this morning, it seemed a snowstorm had come in thick and hard last night, leaving the streets in a foot of snow.

With his morning run out of the question, Victor got to work on thinking up something to cook for breakfast.

Victor could cook, much to everyone’s surprise. As an athlete who had spent years maintaining a tight diet, Victor had learnt to cook.

When he just started skating professionally, he hadn’t had the money to play for someone to cook him food, resulting in him learning to cook proper, healthy food.

Yuuri had just finished competing in the Grand Prix finals, coming out first with a gold metal this time, having won against Yurio by a mere two and half point.

With yet another gold metal under his belt, Victor decided that Yuuri deserved a little bit of a treat.

He made himself a quick coffee to enjoy before he started on the big breakfast idea he had decided on.

He leant against the kitchen bench with his coffee in one hand and his phone in the other, pausing when he saw the number of notifications on his Twitter app.

Sure, he was Twitter famous, but he normally didn’t have some many notifications waiting for him in the morning. He normally had this many when he was out and about and had stopped for a picture with a fan or something.

He clicked the media app and felt a light blush dust his cheeks at all the messages he had been tagged in during the night.

All of which were by his currently sleeping fiancé.

Yuuri Katsuki @yuurikatsuki
@v-nikiforov is the most handsome and beautiful person in the world. I don’t know what I would do without him

Yuuri Katsuki @yuurikatsuki
I still can’t believe that @v-nikiforov and I are getting married. Victor keeps suggesting Spring in Japan under the Sakura trees.

Yuuri Katsuki @yuurikatsuki
No @christophe-gc there will not be a stripper pole at the wedding.

Yuuri Katsuki @yuurikatsuki
This is secret information everyone: @v-nikiforov snores. Don’t tell anyone

Yuuri Katsuki @yuurikatsuki
I sometimes wonder how I got so lucky, especially when he smiles at me.

Yuuri Katsuki @yuurikatsuki
I cannot confirm nor deny that I have been practicing a quad axel. @v-nikiforov says that the quad axel is a dangerous jump.

Yuuri Katsuki @yuurikatsuki
@v-nikiforov has the brightest blue eyes. I will fight anyone that argues with me.

Yuuri Katsuki @yuurikatsuki
Yes, I am utterly and hopelessly in love with @v-nikiforov. I wouldn’t know what to do with myself if something happened to him or us.

Victor quickly put down his coffee and phone down and hurried back into the bedroom to spoil his sleeping fiancé with cuddles and kisses for his adorable late-night declaration of love, there for the world to see.

God, he was head-over-heels for this man.

Twitter War AU