Going Home #WordlessWednesday


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.

A Birthday Celebration #FamilyFirst #Grandparents


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. … Continue reading A Birthday Celebration #FamilyFirst #Grandparents

Relatively Sane by @WhitneyDineen #RomCom #Reading @XpressoReads


“The Masterson clan is back and funnier than ever in this delightful tale. Dineen’s comedic timing is pure gold!”

A cold-blooded killer resurfaces from the past… The Dark Bones by Loreth Anne White #Suspense #BookReview @Loreth


She’s come back to solve the mystery of her father’s death and confront her own dark past.

Cooking up Memories-Cousin Jack Pasties #Recipe #Familyfirst


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 … Continue reading Cooking up Memories-Cousin Jack Pasties #Recipe #Familyfirst

January’s Featured Blogger: Jacquie Biggar




I’m thrilled to be interviewed on artist and friend, Rob Goldstein’s wonderful #blog!

Art by Rob Goldstein

Jacquie Biggar has a wonderful gift for writing hot and extremely likable military men!

Jacqui Nelson

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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Robyn: A Christmas Bride by @Jacqui_Nelson #WesternRomance #BookReview


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.

Something a Little Personal #Goals #Inspiration #FamilyFirst


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.

Cooking up Memories- Waldorf Salad #Family #Inspiration


One of my favorite Christmas recipes came from my grandmother- Waldorf salad.