I. Falathlorn Day this Sunday in the Elven homesteads. Come visit!
II. The Hall of Fire
Middle Earth Chronicles recently ran a screenshot contest looking for pictures of one’s favorite place in Middle-earth. So I sent Lennidhren over to Rivendell, where she put on her newest dress and went dancing in the Hall of Fire! That is indeed my favorite place, and you can read the reasons why in MEC’s post of the contest results…Yes, Lennidhren’s favorite spot won first place!
Here is the picture I selected to enter the contest with:
See the end of this post for some additional shots from the photo session. Meanwhile, on to the second portion of the post:
The Hobbit dwelling in today’s post is my birthday cake! A while ago when the amazing Kiarane posted on A Casual Stroll to Mordor about her experiments in LOTRO cake decorating, complete with step by step picture tutorial for making a Hobbit Hole cake, I shared the link on Facebook with a comment along the lines of wondering if anyone would like to make me one for my birthday. Well, my cousin, who has some experience with cake decorating, suggested I should come over and make it with her. So, that’s what we did today! My mom and sister came along, as well as my niece and nephew. First we had lunch at the town festival that was going on this weekend (complete with a parade that we just missed), then while my nephew played with my cousin’s little girl and Mom held my baby niece, my cousin and I made the cake. Here we are with our creation! (I am the one with glasses.)
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