Counting my Blessings #Inspirational #Life


This holiday season I’m counting my blessings With so much craziness in the world, I’m finding it more important than ever to be grateful for what I have such as a relatively healthy family, food for our tummies, and a warm roof over our heads. There are many who lack these basic necessities, and there…

Finding the Joy in #HolidayLights- #SundayStills #Photography


This week’s Sunday Stills Challenge is LIGHTS! You can check out our host, Terri Webster Schrandt’s post here Maybe it’s due to the warmer temperatures (at least for Canada) and the rarity of snow, but Victoria goes all out for Christmas. Here’s a few of the lights we’ve seen in previous years. We hope to…

Parties, Prizes and More! #HolidayReading #AuthorsHelpingAuthors


Christmas is such a busy time of year and often can get overwhelming with all that we need to do- so how about taking a break for some fun? Giveaways I’m taking part in a couple of holiday giveaways with some fabulous prizes, check them out; HOLIDAY WISHES ROMANCE GIVEAWAY December 5-25 A Sleighful of…

Cooking up Memories- EggNog French Toast #Recipe #Christmas #FamilyFirst


Happy Holidays! Growing up, Christmas for our family often meant trips to Wilmore Park for a day of tobogganing with our cousins, hot cocoa and shortbread cookies with our grandparents, and… Christmas morning gift opening! Years later, after my dad passed away, DH (darling hubby) and I slowly took over the Christmas Day festivities. One…

The Snowball Effect #Writertips #HolidayRomance #mgtab @mimisgang1


The Benefits of a Writer’s Group   A few months ago Mimi Barbour, creator of The Authors’ Billboard, a group of over thirty bestselling romance writers, came up with the ingenious idea of setting up box sets varying in size from six to eight books and enrolling them into the Kindle Select program. The hope…

Alpha Lover by @Brenda_Sparks #HolidayRecipe #PNR #MFRWauthor


  I’m so happy to have fellow author Brenda Sparks on the blog today! She has a fun holiday punch recipe to share and a brand new release, Alpha Lover! Please make Brenda feel welcome 🙂   Recipe: Festive Holiday Punch ” Make a day in advance to allow the flavors to meld.” Ingredients 1/3…

Decadent Decem-brr Reads Kindle Giveaway! #amreading #Romance #mgtab


Welcome to the Decadent Decem-brr Reads Kindle Giveaway!    PRIZES ·GRAND PRIZE – Kindle eReader + $15 Amazon gift card ·1st PRIZE – $50 Amazon gift card (1 winner) ·2nd PRIZE – $25 Amazon gift card (1 winner) ·3rd PRIZE – $10 Amazon gift card (1 winner) ·4th PRIZE – $5 Amazon gift card (1 winner)   ·5th Various swag…

#Holiday #Recipe Easy Peach Cobbler by @pat_preston


  #Holiday #Recipe Easy Peach Cobbler by @pat_preston   1 c. self-rising flour 1 c. milk 1 c. sugar 1 stick butter 1 can of sliced peaches (lite or heavy syrup)   Heat oven to 350 and melt butter in baking dish Mix flour, sugar and milk together with whisk. Pour this on top of…

Priceless Treasures #Holiday #Memories #mgtab


Priceless Treasures Do you have homemade crafts passed down from generation to generation that you can’t bear to part with? I’m probably one of the least sentimental people you’re likely to meet, but there are some items from my childhood that I coveted. Special bowls and vases tucked away in glass cabinets so sticky little…

Love One Another #mfrwauthor #RSsos #Holidays


  My post today was going to be something light and holiday themed, but in light of recent events I felt the need to write about something much more serious in nature.   Our lack of respect for each other as humans astonishes and saddens me.   Almost every other night on the news we…