Top Three Historical Cooking Resources

GRANDMA’S WARTIME KITCHEN at Goodreads I hate cooking and I’m lousy at it, though I do enjoy baking and cooking over a campfire.  But, I also love History.  I homeschooled our children when they were little and one of the ways to bring history alive for a child is projects.  Cooking is a great project…

Review: HIGH PLAINS BRIDE by Valerie Hansen

HIGH PLAINS BRIDE at Goodreads I meant to read a Cozy Mystery or Romantic Suspense this week, but real life stress derailed that.  I found this delightful book somewhere in my pile.  It’s ten years old!  The author is still writing though, so you should definitely check out her backlist. Emmeline is barely an adult…

Cover Reveal: THE CORNISH CONFETTI AGENCY by Daisy James

The Cornish Confetti Agency A gorgeous sun-filled new story from author of the Villa Limoncello series. Welcome to The Cornish Confetti Agency! When the grand finale of Lexie Harrington’s catwalk show ends with a disastrous twist on the ‘ice bucket challenge’, she was expecting her highly-strung boss to fire her on the spot. What she…

How & What I Order from Harlequin

Good morning, Blog Buds! HER UNEXPECTED HERO at Harlequin My book order arrived from Harlequin, brightening up yet another bleak winter day.  Thank goodness January’s over, am I right?  So, I thought I’d share what I ordered and how I do it. I place an order about three or four times a year.  I could…

Review: JANE SEYMOUR The Haunted Queen by Alison Weir

History casts Jane Seymour as a qualified wimp and I’ve always felt that gastronomically unfair.  Just because you like one person, say Anne Boleyn, it doesn’t mean the next person is unlikable for whatever reason. Mostly it’s because I’ve lived long enough to know that there are many kinds of strength.  You don’t need to…