25 days until Christmas!!! Being sick is a pain. Having an mysterious rash is a bigger one. Finding out it is shingles is worse. Not a happy camper right now. I wonder how many NANO participates reached 50k words this year? How many went over the 50k mark?
I've had the honor once again to read an advanced copy of an upcoming release by Juli Alexander. Investigating the Hottie. This is purely a fun and enjoyable book that will keep you smiling and turning the page as you live a week in the life of 15-year-old Amanda Petersen. Finding out first that she… Continue reading What Are You Reading Thursday
It's 27 days until Christmas. Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? May I suggest a few new releases? Juli Alexander has a new book out. Trouble's Brewing. The sequel to Stirring Up Trouble. Kate McKeever has a new Christmas story Careful What You Wish For. Carolynn Carey has a new Christmas story out Christmas… Continue reading Rumor Has It Wednesday
For the next few weeks I'd like to focus on holiday goodies as we approach Christmas and the New Year. Here is a yummy treat that can used all year, just substitute crushed peppermint for colorful sprinkles, change food coloring color accordingly. Enjoy! Peppermint Meltaways Cookies 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 cup butter, softened 1/2… Continue reading Recipe Tuesday
Yes it is Sunny today, but don't let the presence of the sun confuse you. It is cold out there. BRRRR!!!! So bundle up with a jacket today. You don't need a scarf and gloves, but don't be like some I've seen out in shorts (even before 8 am. today -- I know CRAZY!!)
I have choir practice again today. The last Sunday practice before the service next Sunday. Going to these practices remind me of when I was a kid and we would go to practice for our little song service. We'd do your typical Christmas songs like Away in a Manager, Silent Night, Joy to the World.… Continue reading Sunday Sundaes
I spent most of my day helping my son complete a collage for his social studies class. He is the type that cannot express himself, especially in writing. The questions he had to answer meant he had to talk about himself to define how his culture plays a part in his life. So I prodded… Continue reading Play Date Saturday