Month: December 2018

Happy Holidays


Whatever your tradition, December is a time of joy and peace. Happy holidays from the Sisterhood of Suspense​!

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We are in the middle of major holidays at this time of year.

The first day of Hanukkah happened on December 3. Our Jewish friends celebrated “the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt. It is also known as the Festival of Lights. Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days by lighting the candles of a candelabrum with nine branches, called a menorah.” Thanks to Wickipedia

Kwansaa

Kwansaa developed in the mid-sixties with the rise of Black Power and is celebrated in January. Each of the seven days of Kwanzaa is dedicated to one of the following principles:

Unity, Self-Determination, Collective Work & Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity, and Faith. Seven candles are lit on each day. Thanks to Wickipedia

Ramadan for our Muslim friends is “a month of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts.” Thanks to Wickipedia. This year this…

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Christmas Traditions, Treats and Trivia


Carol Taylor shares Christmas traditions around the world on her lovely #blog, Carol Cooks 2. Stop by for a visit, she’d love to hear from you 🙂

Retired? No one told me!

Welcome …The big day is nearly here so I guess this will be the last Christmas Traditions and Treats for this year…I would like to thank everyone who has commented and contributed to these posts it has mad the time spent writing them very worthwhile and I have also got to know some of you that little bit better.

I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year.

Christmas Jumper Corner

This week is a bumper week I have two photos of my great nieces in their jumpers and are they, not the cutest little people just gorgeous and of course my nearly resident guest ( he featured) most weeks the lovely Hugh… 

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My two Christmas menus have been a great hit over at Sally’s and Sally herself in her 12 days of Christmas has pulled out a…

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Here Comes the Groom/ The Soldier’s Wedding by Karina Bliss #Romance #BookReview #BookLove @BlissKarina


Award-winning author Karina Bliss launches her Special Forces series with a sweet, funny, growing-from-tragedy, kind of steamy friends-to-lovers romance. Love heals all wounds… Special Forces soldier Dan Jansen has come … Continue reading Here Comes the Groom/ The Soldier’s Wedding by Karina Bliss #Romance #BookReview #BookLove @BlissKarina