Tag Archives: Christmas

Happy Holidays Blog Hop

Welcome to the Happy Holidays Blog Hop!! Take a look around! Check out the short Christmas story I’m working on at Tuesday Tales. I also have a Christmas novella out this year called Seeing You Again. After twenty-five years with Sam, their lives revolving in circles that barely touched let alone overlapped, was it time […]

Tuesday Tales – #TT1 – Evil

Welcome to Tuesday Tales!!   A man huddled next to a bale of hay with a Great Dane trying to bury its head into the bale. A crack of thunder shook the barn. The dog reversed and sprinted around the open area, banking off the bales and kicking up chaff. An open stall door swung […]

Christmas Treats with Karin Beery

Cathedral Windows – A Husband’s Favorite by Karin Beery When it comes to Christmas, my husband is a giant eight year-old. He goes nuts for lights, decorations, and, of course, the cookies. Like any good eight year-old, the more sugar the better. That’s why his favorite Christmas “cookie” is basically chocolate covered sugar – the […]

Christmas Treats with Elizabeth Wehman

I had the pleasure of meeting Elizabeth at the Trail of Michigan Authors event at the Muskegon Barnes and Noble. Recipe: Grandma’s Sugar Cookies 1 cup shortening 2 cups sugar 3 beaten eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup sour cream Beat together until smooth. Combine together and then slowly add: 5 cups sifted flour 3 […]

Christmas Treats for December

Happy December! Twenty-five days until Christmas and my kids are counting down. With Christmas comes baking all kinds of goodies and treats. I’m not much of a culinary artist, so I rely on my husband to pull creations out of the oven (instead of charred clumps). This is one of my favorite recipes: Keep stopping […]

Tuesday Tales – #TT1 – Picture prompt

Welcome to Tuesday Tales!! Since it’s almost Christmas, I decided to start a short Christmas story. Don’t worry we will come back to Marilyn and Buck after the holidays. It wasn’t going to be Christmas without snow. Lacey kicked a clump of still green grass as she waited for the mechanic to deliver her car […]

Cover reveal – Seeing You Again

Been a crazy morning trying to burn through my to do list, and then I remembered I’ve got to show you the cover for my latest novella, Seeing You Again.  Seeing You Again will be available for preorder from EsKape Press in July. (Which is only two days away! What is happening to this summer?) A […]

Fuel Your Creativity with Elaine Cantrell

Please welcome, fellow Astraea Press author, Elaine Cantrell to Fuel Your Creativity! My Vintage Christmas My latest hobby is collecting vintage Christmas ornaments.  I got into it when my granddaughter and I started putting up a theme tree each Christmas.  We’ve done candy, polka dots, cowboy and Indians, and birds, and this year we’re doing […]