Exclusive Excerpt! Fey Guardian Series

Welcome to the Virtual Book Tour for Tiffany Shand’s Fey Guardian Series Box Set.

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New Year’s Day Green Smoothie

New Year’s eve is a time for celebration. New Year’s day is a time for a fresh start.

What happens when you are so tired from celebrating the night before that you cannot embrace the day?

This smoothie is a healthy treat and can provide the energy to get a jump on those New Year Resolutions.

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Quick Christmas Morning Potato Puffs

Christmas morning demands a do-ahead breakfast. Choose something that can be prepped the night before (or well ahead), and baked in the morning like these Baked Potato Puffs.

Boil the potatoes the day before and they will be ready to go for this perfect alternative to hash brown potatoes.

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Black Cherry Ladyfingers

Tis the season for hosting get-togethers with your friends and family while working full time, raising a family, and also trying to find time to write and/or create art. 

This dessert is very quick and simple to make. (You can even make it the day before an event.) Yet it looks fantastic (and festive!) when it’s done. 

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A Cosy Mystery for Christmas

Straight from Carpenter Country is an exciting new book by HL Carpenter. This intriguing cozy mystery keeps you engrossed and is sure to deliver reader satisfaction. It’s an ideal holiday gift for everyone on your Kindle list. A letter from beyond the grave brings accountant Fae Childers face to face with murder, embezzlement, romance, and…

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Moonshadow’s Guardian

Dianna Gunn has crafted an awesome world with vivid characters and an intense storyline that sweeps you away in this dark fantasy. Book One of the Moonshadow Rising Duology (World of Omicaer Novels) is a definite must read! It also makes a great gift for the holidays.

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Folklore & Fantasy Mix in Carol Browne’s Terrific Series

Epic fantasy is a passion with Carol Browne and no one writes it better. Her new release is a story deep-seeded in folklore, mysterious creatures, and fantastical beings where elves were just the tip of the sword. The Gateway to Elvendom takes Godwin on a new adventure into the world long forgotten by humans… The Elwardain Chronicles is a series you do not want to miss.

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Reindeer + Children = Reading Magic

Tina Ruiz has outdone herself with her heartwarming children’s holiday story Blitzen Learns How to Fly. The characters are believable. The pictures are bright and cheery, and the story will hold a child’s attention from the first page to the last. The lesson on bullying and confidence building is evident, and the rest of the tale is simply charming. This is the perfect gift for every young person.

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Apple Pancakes

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but it doesn’t always feature the most delicious dishes. People are rushed and will grab just about any type of convenience food on their way out the door.
These Apple Pancakes take only a few minutes, are healthy, and I hope you will agree are worth the wait!

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A Taste of Home

Sloane Taylor takes over my blog today with some terrific comfort food for fall! This recipe makes one delicious sandwich that works great for lunch or dinner. Add a bowl of soup or crispy salad and a nice cold beer for a complete meal. Revved Up Grilled Ham & Cheese Sandwich 2 slices Italian bread…

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Set the Tone in Fall for a Beautiful Spring Garden

My experience, after working in the plant nursery for more years than I care to count, is that some plants will perform admirably in the summer but must be stored for winter.

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A Night in the Lonesome October

In 1888 a killer stalked the streets of London’s Whitechapel district, brutally and ritualistically murdering women. The killer, dubbed Jack the Ripper, captured lurid headlines and the imagination of the public. Fictionalized versions of his story started appearing as early as October of 1888, only a few weeks after the discovery of the first victim.…

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Halloween Treats

The following fudge recipe includes chocolate, butter, and peppermint extract. It also sneaks in a few of the traditional halloween-type treats with the inclusion of Oreo Mint Thins. 

This fudge needs to be refrigerated to set, so make this earlier in the day so that you can have a plate ready to snack on as you greet the trick-or-treaters. And if you make an extra-large batch, offer to share with your adult neighbors who are accompanying their kids. They just might enjoy a more adult snack!

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Healthy Baked & Glazed Chocolate Doughnuts

Looking for a treat, but don’t want all the fat that comes from a traditional fried doughnut? Try these Healthy Baked & Glazed Chocolate Doughnuts!

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Creamy Cauliflower Pea Salad

This is a traditional Midwestern recipe usually served as a side-dish. You can’t make a meal of meats and carbs alone. Well, you can, actually, but it’s nice to have a tasty vegetable dish to balance out your plate.

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