Merry Christmas to all my fans and followers. May you and yours have a joyful Noel filled with fun, food, and fantastic good times. We are celebrating big time at the Smith Casa so won’t be posting for a few days. I will be back with the big end of year post where I will be looking back at what I have accomplished in 2016 soon!

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Christmas week-recipes

Christmas week-recipes

Happy Monday-before-Christmas! It’s going to be a busy week for all of us mamas and grandmamas who cook all the goodies for the family get-together that happens at this time. In honor of all of us and hopefully something new and different for some of you, I will be posting up some recipes this week. In fact, these are the ones that I decided NOT to cook/prepare because I had so many already chosen! Christmas is my favorite time of the year and usually I overdo it. But this year, I picked a few recipes and bought the ingredients and

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Four great sites to entertain and educate you

  I haven’t blogged in a few days due to life getting in the way. Sometimes we just have to take care of our family and do those work things. But I haven’t been idle. I have gathered some great sites for you to visit now that Christmas shopping season is here. These might make your gift-giving a little easier. http://www.canopy.co CANOPY is a great site that has awesome DIFFERENT things to look at – and best of all? It is all from Amazon! https://grandst.com/ Grand St is a creative technology site for those techies in your family. I promise

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Gifts for the Writer You Know

Gifts for the Writer You Know

I always have a hard time buying gifts for the writers I know. Maybe you do too. Here are a few things I have found that might be a hit however. Hope you have as much fun checking them out as I did! 1. Story Skeleton – by Tin Fish. An APP in the iTunes store that will allow a writer to story-map and organize stories on the go. good for iPad and iPhone users. $8.99 2. The Amazon Fire HD tablet – 6″ HD Display, Wi-Fi, Front and Rear Cameras, 8 GB or 16 GB and all under $100.00

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And another holiday special for you!!!

And another holiday special for you!!!

….tomorrow, An Unexpected Performance will be on FREE DOWNLOAD!!!! Here is the blurb: CJ and Josh land leading roles in their school play, and decide they want to win their teacher’s drama award. The only way to do that would be to have the performance of a lifetime. When they stumble across a hidden theatrical mirror, they unwillingly become its victims. Now it will take all their acting skills to survive a journey into a past era. An Unexpected Performance…can they act their way out of it? Click here for more details–On Amazon for Kindle, and in print.

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