Sneak Off and Read: Lines with the topic, RECOVER #RSsos #RomSuspense

The Sisterhood of Suspense share lines with the theme RECOVER

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#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines with the topic, RECOVER

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“Before you go in, I need to prepare you.” Kyra stepped into the hall, pulling the door closed behind her. “She’s really banged up and the worst of her injuries. . .well, let’s just say it’s going to be a long road of recovery for her.”

A Twisted Fate (work in progress)

“Mom, you’ve had surgery, and you’re in recovery. You’re going to be okay.”

Marsha West

The unit knew about the hell Nate had endured in that prison hospital in Maine, and the POW camp before that, but only Zack understood. It could take months, if not years, for Nate to recover.

Sharon Wray

She said, “I swear to God, I saw something no woman is supposed to see.” “Were you scarred for…

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Sunday #Cooking up Memories #Inspiration

One of my precious keepsakes is a recipe binder my grandma made for me on my eighteenth birthday. She hand wrote each and every one and I can’t express how it makes me feel to look back on these colorful bits of paper knowing she did this for me. (She knew I needed all the help I could get! lol)




Back when I couldn’t decide how I wanted to spell my name 🙂




Today, I’ll share a staple from when Grandma was a young bride. Times were hard and meals had to stretch for a family of four.


First, the Corn Bread:



And then Baked Beans. As you can see, my handwriting is MUCH messier than hers! She told me this over the phone and I wrote it down. If you have an old bean pot to cook these in, they taste so much better!




Baked Beans


Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees

Navy Beans- small bag

1.5 tsp Baking Soda

Ham Bone or 2 cups cooked bacon

1/4 med onion, chopped fine

1/3 cup golden sugar

1/4 cup molasses

1.5 tbsp mustard

2.5 tbsp ketchup



Rinse a small bag of Navy Beans.

Place in dutch oven 3/4 filled with cold water; let swell for an hour.

Add Baking Soda, bring to a boil. Simmer 1-2 minutes until scum forms on top of water.

Drain into large colander and rinse well.

Rinse pot out, then add the beans and cover with water, about 2- 2.5 inches above the beans. Add a ham bone or cooked, cut pieces of bacon (approx. 2 cups)

Add onion, brown sugar, molasses, mustard, ketchup. Stir.

Bring back to boil. Place in oven and bake 3 hours. Watch the water. You may have to add a bit if it bakes down too quickly.

This will quickly become a staple in your home too, they’re delicious!





Eye of the Beholder by @JackieWeger #BookReview #Romance #eNovAaw



Twenty-four year old Phoebe Hawley is on a quest to find her family a home. On the road with two siblings, twelve year-old Maydean and five year-old Willie-Boy, Phoebe is out of money, out of gas and out of patience. Now the only things she owns in abundance are Hawley backbone and Hawley pride–neither of which she can trade for food or gas.

A collision with Gage Morgan puts Phoebe’s mission in even worse jeopardy–until Phoebe discovers Gage Morgan owns the perfect place for the Hawley clan. But! Gage Morgan has a bruised ego, a tight fist on his land and an iron fist on his heart and is the unlikeliest man in the universe to succumb to her schemes. Phoebe wields all of the pride, backbone and country smarts she owns to claim his home, plow his land and pilfer his heart. Nothing works. With time running against her family, she plies one last inducement—her scarce feminine wiles…Will it be enough?




Jackie Weger has been writing romance novels off and on for thirty years. When she’s writing, she’s anchored in a tiny room with a desk, a chair and an annoying cat. When not writing, blogging or chatting with fans or just being flat-out lazy, she’s hanging out on a fishing pier soaking up sunshine and reading a good book. For many a year she traveled our good earth by foot, boat, bus, train, plane or pickup, and sometimes a mule–but today she only gets as far as Walmart.

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My Review

These characters will grab your heart!

Set in southern USA, the author does a wonderful job of immersing the reader in Phoebe Hawley’s fight to do right by her family. Tasked with finding a home for her parents and handicapped sister, Phoebe drives to the next county with her younger brother and sister, with next to no money and an aging pickup.

A fender bender with a disgruntled, handsome junkyard owner gives Phoebe the opportunity to earn some money to pay him back while setting some aside for her family back home. When she falls for the gruff man she’s been taking advantage of by insinuating her small family into his home, Phoebe comes up with a plan to make him marry her so that her parents can move in, too.

When Gage figures out he’s been tricked, the betrayal runs deep. Will he forgive her and give their love a chance to mend his damaged heart?

Though some of the terminology is dated, this is a thoroughly enjoyable read. Many parts left me smiling and the happy ending left this romance lover contented.

I give Eye of the Beholder 4 lovely kisses