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Sunday Blog of the Week: The Creative Penn

Today’s Blog of the Week is especially geared towards writers, and some areas are, in particular, geared toward writers who want to self-publish. Joanna Penn is a New York Times and USA Today best selling author of both thrillers and non-fiction works designed to help other authors. She’s many other things, as well, but I want to focus on her blog, because I’ve learned so much from it. If you are at all interested in writing and self-publishing, particularly via CreateSpace, you will want to make yourself familiar with it, too. In particular, the post I’m linking to here, which features guest blogger, Dean Fetzer. Read more…


The Weekend Homesteader by Anna Hess


My Rating: 5 of 5 Stars

Let me say up front that I “know” Anna from Goodreads, and have often been fascinated by the lifestyle she and her husband have chosen. They live almost “off the grid,” and seem to thrive without all the trappings I think of as being absolutely necessary to my daily existence. AND they Read more…

Sneak Peek From My New Cookbook!

Geraldine Hartman, author of Haiku Reflections, has a wonderful veggie cookbook out. This post gives you a sneak peek at one of her recipes, and frankly, I think it sounds delicious!



The first volume of my new cookbook series: The Groovy Green Kitchen will be available at Amazon before the end of August! 🙂

This first book in the series features menu combos of slow-cooker main dishes paired with quick and easy side dishes.

I’m including the cover photo recipes with this post (see below) so you can give them a try now:

 Moroccan Vegetable Stew with Fragrant Orange Basmati Rice.

One of my fav menus from the book; I hope you’ll love it too.

This project has been a LOT of work but so rewarding.

It’s been many years since my first cookbook:  Not Just for Vegetarianswas published and if anything, I think my love of cooking and baking has only increased. I LOVE IT ALL! And what a great feeling when a new recipe comes together and turns out great. 

I’m already working on the 2nd…

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Free Books From Silver Birch Press!

Silver Birch Press is offering two of their novels, and their Summer anthology as free Kindle downloads, through July 31. This is a great deal for you Kindle readers! Check ’em out!


Debt: A Novel


Phoenix: A Memoir


Summer: An Eclectic Anthology of Poetry & Prose (Silver Birch Press Anthologies)


Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach

Sarah Ban Breathnach's Simple Abundance Cover

My Rating: 4 of 5 Stars

Simple Abundance is a book of essays written from a woman’s perspective.  There is one for every day of the year.  My best friend gave me a copy of the book last Christmas, and I have developed a ritual of Read more…


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