Romance books!! Romance books here, books there. Books given away, everywhere. Tote bags, goody room, luncheon chairs, and publisher rooms. This is a readers haven. A romance writers dream. A fun and exciting way to try a new author, maybe even meet them. Where is this wonderful experience happening? At the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta,… Continue reading What are you Reading Thursday
I'm at Romance Writers of America this week so we have a special guest author today -- Christine Elaine Black TAURUS ~ available from the The Wild Rose Press ~ July 17, 2013 Blurb: Rebellious and strong-willed, Kalliassa flees a political betrothal arranged by her brother, the emperor of Rome. She runs to the one man… Continue reading Special Guest Author Wednesday
Instead of me telling you a recipe. Would anyone like to share with me and my readers today? It's too hot where I'm at to cook. So maybe something chilled? Or a crisp salad?
I'm pleased to have with us today as our Guest Author -- Sydney Jane BailyFirst, thank you to Leanne for inviting me to be on her blog. It’s a pleasure to connect with your readers. Second, sorry to hear about the migraine problem. I’m a fellow sufferer and have been for decades. I had the… Continue reading Guest Author Monday
Today was a day of rest. I went to church, came home, fixed lunch and then vegged out on the couch and watched a movie. Then I fell asleep. I finally did something on the computer late in the day, but not much. Getting ready for my long week in Atlanta at the RWA National… Continue reading Sunday Sundaes
Today has truly been a play date. It all started with the annual July SMRW picnic held again this year at the home of one of our members. Thanks to KaLyn for being such a gracious hostess and putting up with us for most of the afternoon. We ate. We talked. We planned for the… Continue reading Play Date Saturday
Trying to have a migraine today. Sensitive to sound and light this time. Have a doctor's appointment already scheduled for Monday so maybe I'll get some help with these. Going to the News Sentinel's Front Page Follies tomorrow night. They are honoring a former Journalism/Communications professor from my college days.
I was given the honor of taking a look at an ARC for a new author, Alexia Haynes. Her debut release is Too Fast, a New Adult romance and should be out soon. Let me tell you, this was my first New Adult and it was smokin'! The characters had such intense chemistry I couldn't… Continue reading What are You Reading Thursday?
Seven days until RWA National Conference in Atlanta, GA!!! RIP Joe Conley who played Ike Godsey on The Waltons. I'm sad to report that Cote de Pablo who plays Ziva David on the hit show NCIS will leave the series this fall. I can't believe it. I love Ziva!!
Pineapple Sherbert Ingredients: 1/2 cup fine granular sugar 1/2 cup water 1 1/2 cups well-chilled coconut milk 1 pineapple, cored, trimmed, puréed in a blender and forced through a fine sieve (3 cups strained purée) 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice pinch of salt Preparation: In a small saucepan combine the sugar and the 1/2 cup… Continue reading Recipe Tuesday