Cupid’s catnip laced arrow hits a dog. What happens?


Welcome to a Secret Subject Swap. This week, 13 brave bloggers picked a secret subject for someone else and were assigned a secret subject to interpret in their own style. Today we are all simultaneously divulging our topics and submitting our posts. Here are links to all the sites now featuring Secret Subject Swap posts.  Sit back, grab a cup, and … Continue reading

Book Review: The Secret Keeper


Goodreads Summary: The Secret Keeper (Audible) During a summer party at the family farm in the English countryside, sixteen-year-old Laurel Nicolson has escaped to her childhood tree house and is happily dreaming of the future. She spies a stranger coming up the long road to the farm and watches as her mother speaks to him. Before the afternoon is over, Laurel … Continue reading

Loaded Meatballs

loaded meatballs

Ingredients: ~ ground beef ~ diced onions ~ diced yellow, red, and green peppers ~ diced garlic (as much as you can stomach, needed for cold season) ~ spinach ~ turmeric ~ garlic and herb seasoning ~ breadcrumbs ~ egg ~ 2 jars of sauce   Directions: ~ saute the garlic, onions, peppers, and spinach in olive oil ~ then mix into the with ground beef, … Continue reading

Funny Friday January


Today’s post is this month’s Funny Friday, a regular feature published on the last Friday of every month. Funny Friday is a collaborative project. Each month one of the participants submits a picture, then we all write 5 captions or thoughts inspired by that month’s picture. Links to the other bloggers’ posts are below, click on them and see what … Continue reading

Book Review: The Foreteller


  Goodreads Summary: Forteller (Audible) With her present-day life in upheaval, the last thing archaeologist Zoey Kincaid needs is a 25-year-old letter carrying a message of doom. Forced to dust the cobwebs from her own shadowy past, Zoey uncovers crimes, deception and buried family secrets, but will she put it all together in time to ensure a future? *** Zoey Kincaid, … Continue reading

Flavorful Chicken and Potatoes

chick pot

Ingredients: ~ skinless boneless chicken thighs ~ potatoes cut into small pieces ~ onions diced ~ peppers diced ~ turmeric ~ garlic and herb seasoning ~ honey ~ Parmesan cheese ~ olive oil Directions: ~ marinate chicken thighs with honey, turmeric, garlic and herb seasoning, and honey. Then set aside. ~ cut and dice peppers, onions, and potatoes and mix together ~ then … Continue reading

Book Review: If You Only Knew


Goodreads Summary: If You Only Knew (Audible) Wedding-dress designer Jenny Tate understands the happily-ever-after business, yet somehow she’s still involved in her ex-husband’s life. In fact, Owen’s new wife may—inexplicably—be Jenny’s new best friend. Sensing this, well, relationship isn’t helping her move on, Jenny trades the Manhattan skyline for her hometown up the Hudson, where she’ll be able to bask in … Continue reading