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A Natural History of Dragons

Cozy Reads to Get You Through the Endless Night

It’s that time of year again! The ground is covered in leaves, the holiday lights are on, the heater is cranked all the way up, and snow is imminent. You look outside one minute, and the sun is shining, and the world is like a gorgeously illustrated picture book, and then one minute later you look again, and suddenly the world is now made of darkness. Your body is all “what is happening?!” and your brain is like “but it’s only 5pm!” Winter has (almost) come.

The sudden weather change is discombobulating, and sometimes even a little disturbing when you manage to miss those few hours of sunlight, and your mood levels plummet*. At times like these, I find it most comforting to try and embrace the season by cuddling up with a fuzzy blanket, baking some of these fabulous scones (suggestion: use coconut sugar and coconut milk instead, and double or even triple the blueberries!), and topping it all off by grabbing a cozy book. Read More..