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Something for you this holidays

If you’re like me, this is an insanely busy season. Those hams and turkeys don’t baste themselves. The gifts don’t magically wrap each other, and it is a sad truth that the Decorator Elves exist only in fairy tales. You do all that. … Continue reading

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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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