Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Blog All About It: First

EAT: first visit to Mr. Holmes Bakehouse


I tried:

"Just Try It" croissant
House-made pastrami, pickled onions, pickled oranges, manchego cheese, pumpkin seeds, fennel seeds

Cruffin (croissant and muffin mashu-up)
Toffee Crunch Cream
A butter cream folded with crushed toffee.

READ: first library book to hook me into reading

Don't Call Me Katie Rose
by Lenora Mattingly Weber
-YA | Goodreads | my review | my rating: 5

READ: first book by Tommy Orange - and it's a hit!

There There
by Tommy Orange
Goodreads | my review | my rating: 5
Fierce, angry, funny, heartbreaking—Tommy Orange’s first novel is a wondrous and shattering portrait of an America few of us have ever seen, and it introduces a brilliant new author at the start of a major career. -Goodreads


* part of the Blog All About It Challenge (here)


  1. That sounds like a delightful bakery and that croissant sounds something else. Must be one of those where the ingredients sound awful separately, but are great when put together.

    There There is on my list.

  2. I've heard great things about Tommy Orange's book. And I love seeing the first book that got you into reading! Here's my First post:


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