Middle Earth Merrymaking: A Baggins’ Birthday

When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton… A notice appeared on the gate at Bag End: no admittance except on party business. When it comes to birthdays, Hobbits don’t take the […]

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Meet Me in Middle Earth: Flower Drying with Billie

Hello! Billie Baggins here. The kind folks at Breakfast Second are allowing me to write a post, so I’m going to show you one of my favorite summer activities: flower drying. The process of flower drying is very simple, really. So, I’m going to give you a short step-by-step guide! Step 1: Choose your flower. […]

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Tolkien Timeline: Riddles in the Dark

Hello dears! Sorry for the long absence. It’s been a busy summer for us at Breakfast Second. But we’re back now and we have many fun posts planned for the upcoming weeks! It’s time again for another Tolkien Timeline post! This time we’re going to focus on Bilbo’s riddle game with Gollum and the finding […]

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Middle Earth Aesthetics: Billie Baggins

As some of you may know, the very first project we started at Breakfast Second was our Middle Earth Aesthetics (MEA) series. This project is a collection of aesthetic Instagram accounts based on modern day versions of characters from The Hobbit. Our goal with the accounts is to pay homage to the characters’ book-inspired interests, […]

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Tolkien Timeline: Company Arrives in Rivendell

Hello dears! We’ve decided to include a feature on our blog where we highlight the dates of significant events in The Hobbit, and possibly other Tolkien books as well. We’re going to call this feature: Tolkien Timeline and our first highlight is on the Company arriving in Rivendell. Early on in the pages of The […]

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Middle Earth Meals: Bag End’s Berry Tea Cakes

Welcome to Breakfast Second! We’re glad you’re here! We’re thrilled to be starting this blog so that we can bring the world of Tolkien to life, by highlighting the characters, languages, holidays, cultures, and food of Middle Earth. This first post will be one of many, focusing on recipes inspired by the characters and races […]

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