Sunday, August 27, 2023
Monday, July 17, 2023
Friday, June 16, 2023
Hello all. As you must have noticed by now, nothing new has been happening on my blog. There are 2 reasons.
I'm so sorry to have been MIA. I am going to strive to get things back on track. I'm giving myself a deadline of July 1. I pray you all can hang in there with me as I work on getting my blog, and my presence in the cozy community back in order. In the mean time, love and joy to you all. Good bless. Hugs to you all.
Friday, June 2, 2023
A huge THANK YOU to my friend Karen, for looking after all of you for me. She's so busy in life right now, that it means more than words can say that she would help out, even without being asked! Love you, Karen!
As for things here. I still can't upload images. If I can't soon, it looks like I may have to set up a new blog. (Insert sad face here) Either way, I will be back up and running ASAP.
Hugs my friends. And, Happy June!
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
June 6th is the release date for Death Knells and Wedding Bells by Eva Gates and over on her Author page on Facebook she is hosting an event that I highly recommend attending. Virtually of course !
So many Authors are participating in this event, which is on Facebook and can be found on Eva Gates and Vicki Delany's Facebook page.
Mark your calendars and RSVP for this amazing event, more than 150 people have already signed up for it! A lighthouse, a wedding, a mystery and so much more! I hope to see you there.
Tuesday, May 30, 2023
I hope you will accept me filling in...
I have some exciting news from the Cozy World to share, Two Cozy Mysteries I can't wait to read...
Coming July 4th!!! Scaredy Cat by Sofie Ryan, book 10 of 11 in the Second Chance Cat Mystery Series is going to be released! I love this cover!
"Secondhand store owner Sarah Grayson and her affectionate rescue cat, Elvis, will scare up a few leads to find a killer in the newest installment of this captivating New York Times bestselling series.
After a long, cold, and snowy winter, it seems as though spring may be arriving early in Maine. Sarah Grayson is busy at her store, Second Chance, and she’s looking forward to an afternoon break from the hustle and bustle, tagging along to the North Harbor Spring House Tour with her friend Detective Michelle Andrews.
But it turns out one of the houses has a haunted history, and when a ghost hunter is found dead on the premises, Sarah knows the best way to uncover the killer/to solve the mystery is by investigating the not-so-dearly departed. With help from Elvis and Charlotte’s Angels, the crew of senior citizen private detectives who work out of the store, she’ll close the case on this creepy crime" - Amazon
Ok you may not know me that well but I am obsessed with tea and this particular series. This has me so excited and preordering Laura Childs July 4th, 2023 release of A Dark and Stormy Tea, I am already thinking of the teas I shall sip with this in my tea tent!
Neither Lisa or I are Amazon Affiliates. I just get most of my pre ordered books through Amazon. I am no longer receiving advanced reading copies so if you see me get really excited you can bet these are ones I have chosen to add to my TBR list this summer!
Thanks for joining us here and for luck that Lisa can be online again soon!
Saturday, May 27, 2023
Greetings! I hear for you in the USA it may be a long weekend, here in Canada ours was last weekend and I was so tired i never got around to making a Jello Pie I had been wanting to try.
When my parents were alive and my dad still working he had a lady in the office who made us this pie once and I absolutely loved it, having had no idea at the time how she made this magical fluffy red pie, and now many decades later, I learned that it was a Jello Pie!
Hoping that this photo is viewable to you all, it is from the Kraft Website and I was in absolute disbelief that while I was looking at recipes this yummy childhood memory has been rediscovered!
What I think I love most about this pie is that it combines my favorite parts of having pie, the fruit and the creamy topping, into the pie!
While I am not sure how you will be spending your holiday weekend I hope it is with people you love, or doing something you love.
I will let you know how my pie turns out! Let me know if you make this or if you have a similar pie recipe you would share!
Friday, May 26, 2023
Something has gone wrong, again, between my computer and my blog host site. I can't upload any photos. Nothing. Nada. Zilch.
PLEASE stick with me. I want to work through very carefully. There are 10 years of post on this blog. So far, the only "fix" options I have found is to set up a new blog. I can't stand the thought of losing everything.
Please send good thoughts, vibes, and prayers that I can figure this out.
Love and hugs to you all,
Thursday, May 25, 2023
So... I did a thing, cost under $3 and has hopefully brought a smile or two to people passing by...
This is my second Bug, but I never put eyelashes on car before, wondering how long they will last! "Tea Kettle" is this ones name and she was lacking personality.
This was my first love, I called her "Teapot"! I miss this car so much and tried to keep her alive for as long as I could. I really loved everything about her, especially how I could transport special surprises for my nieces like this one on the eve of her birthday so many years ago. Now I am imagining what she would have looked like with eyelashes!
The new Eyelashes on Tea Kettle, hopefully will bring some much needed lightness and humor to my morning commute, oh and I can't wait to see my teenagers responce at seeing them before he gets in the car to drop off at his school....
I shall keep you posted!
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
This week I am thinking about ways to beat the summer heat. I am not a summer person and while I love a sunny day I don't love a hot day. I have had to check several times this last week if it was hot out or if I was just having a hot flash, sadly sometimes it was both. Why? Why must we suffer in the sun? We where I live A/C is really not that common in homes and we usually get two unbearable weeks in the summer usually in August but, sometimes it is early and often. I have never heard the term "Heat Dome" more than I have in the last few years. Not even sure it is a real thing but something we just have to get used to.
So when the weather gets hot I usually switch to a cozy themed mystery that is fall or winter based. I would love to read a paint and sip mystery, but have not yet found one so if you know of one let me know.
I took up painting in the last 5 years and I am really enjoying it, I get better each time and it makes me feel really proud and like I am getting that much needed creative outlet.
Monday, May 22, 2023
Saturday, May 20, 2023
Linda Lael Miller is giving away a beautiful Montana Silversmith necklace (valued at $85) and a $25 Amazon gift card to one winner.