Tag Archives: holidays

Remembering to enjoy the season

Christmas is next week. Ach! Are you ready? I’m ready but I’m not ready, know what I mean? The tree is up, the gifts are mostly bought, and I’ve been baking cookies and breads for our family and to give … Continue reading

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November is here, and Thanksgiving is around the corner. This month, Magical Musings is celebrating turkey day and all the food associated with it…yum! Here is my contribution – a simple and delicious recipe for cranberry sauce that is featured … Continue reading

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For the Holidays…Let Them Eat Cake!

Edie came up with the fabulous idea to share recipes on the blog in preparation for the holidays and, well, I’m a really big fan of food, so… I’ve referenced lots of tasty dishes in my novels, just because I … Continue reading

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If It’s Not the End of the World…Bring On the Holiday Cookies, Please!

Just in case there’s anything to the Mayan calendar’s claim/threat that “it’s the end of the world as we know it” (also a reference to a popular R.E.M. song that I can’t seem to get out of my head this week), … Continue reading

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Holiday Shows and Giveaway!

It’s that time of year for gift giving, family gathering, cheerful decorating, and… T.V.! Yes, it’s time for the holiday shows. I admit I do enjoy those Lifetime and Hallmark Christmas romance movies. I watch so many of the sugary … Continue reading

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The First 5 Things I’m Thankful For…

“When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect towards others.” ~ The Dalai Lama Thanksgiving has been my favorite national holiday for as long as I can remember, and not just because of the turkey, the mashed potatoes … Continue reading

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Guest Author Stacey Joy Netzel on Parental Pride

I am so pleased to welcome author and friend Stacey Joy Netzel. I’ve been a fan of Stacey’s since discovering her Welcome To Redemption series of short, sweet romances (I don’t write short, but I read them like eating candy!). … Continue reading

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Time out!

Many people know that I have multiple projects on the go all the time. Even when I simplify my life down to just one project, I have multiple avenues of aggravation and stress.  That’s the norm in my life. I … Continue reading

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Special Things

I was emptying the dishwasher, putting away the stainless steel flatware we’ve had since we got married.  And the thought hit me, as it does every time I empty the dishwasher— I hate this flatware. Don’t get me wrong.  It’s … Continue reading

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