Christmas is made for children. The wonder on their precious faces fills our hearts with love and joy.
Photo by icon0.com on Pexels.com Gratitude What gratitude means to me. This is going to be a rather personal post, but I feel the need to put into words my topsy-turvy state of mind. I guess it all started a couple of years ago when my daughter and grandson moved to the other end of …
Will long-buried secrets destroy any chance of reconciliation, or will it finally bring peace to Eclipse Lake?
35th Anniversary! Hard to imagine it's been thirty-five years since DH and I said the big "I do" and began what would be a journey together filled with love, laughter, and yes, tears. I remember being a nervous wreck that day. No one mentioned how stressful it is to plan a wedding- thank goodness I …
I understand climate change is a concern for everyone, but should it come at the cost of livelihoods? People are losing jobs, homes, hope.
Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com One of my favorite treats my mom always made was Lemon Poppyseed Loaf. She had a baking table at our local Farmer's Market where she sold Nanaimo bars, Butter Tart Squares, Rocky Road Squares, Lemon Pies and the most delicious glazed loaves. Customers would line up to buy her desserts …
When Navy Seal Operative Luke Kiersey, who suffers from amnesia, is finally granted leave after five years, he finds himself driving to a house he doesn’t recognize in a town he’s never been to. The house is home to a beautiful woman and a little girl with big blue eyes. Day after day, he drives …
Breaking the rules This was our home in 2012. We sold it to move closer to our daughter while she attended university. This weekend we're returning to say goodbye to DH's mom. A bittersweet journey.
It's my grandson's birthday!! Time seems to go faster every year. I can't believe my boy is twelve already! His mom booked him an amazing party at a recreation centre filled with activities like rock climbing, jamboree type rides, high jumping onto an air mattress (yikes!) and a trip to the movies for Avengers: Endgame. …
“The Masterson clan is back and funnier than ever in this delightful tale. Dineen’s comedic timing is pure gold!”
She’s come back to solve the mystery of her father’s death and confront her own dark past.
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com This post started out one way, but took a different turn after a distressing end to my week. Let me explain. As a child I was what's known as a tomboy. I'm sure I disappointed my mom, who liked to place my long, wavy brown hair in braids or barrettes …
I’m thrilled to be interviewed on artist and friend, Rob Goldstein’s wonderful #blog!
Jacquie Biggar has a wonderful gift for writing hot and extremely likable military men!
This month’s featured blogger is Jacquie Biggar . Jacquie is a writer of romantic suspense novels. She writes tough, alpha males and strong, contemporary women. Jacquie lives on Vancouver Island with her husband.
When did you start writing?
I wrote a few short stories in middle school that were well received by my teachers and fostered my dream of making it a career one day.
Unfortunately, I set it aside for many years while working and raising a family. I didn’t get serious about writing until 2012. I signed up to Romance Writers of America, took numerous classes to learn my craft and joined a couple of critique groups. One year later, I published my first suspense novel, Tidal Falls.
Did you always have a gift for writing hot guys?
Lol, I don’t know…
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This is a sweet holiday romance filled with many of the characters we've come to love in the small town of Noelle and an important life lesson on the value of loving ourselves as we are.
Do you ever look back and wish there were things you could change? I'm sure we've all been there at one time or another.
One of my favorite Christmas recipes came from my grandmother- Waldorf salad.