Category: Books

Gratitude In 2020

Gratitude In 2020

By Dianne Freeman This has been a rough year with the Covid 19 pandemic ravaging the world. But as we approach Thanksgiving here in the US, I’ve been thinking about… READ MORE

The Art of the Quill

The Art of the Quill

By Minerva Spencer I have always loved the look of quill pens and have often wondered what it was like to write with one. When you see the beautiful documents… READ MORE

Winter Gifts for Booklovers

Winter Gifts for Booklovers

By Alexandra Ivy Usually I stress when it comes time to shop for people. I love to buy gifts, but I’m never sure what will make them happy. Unless…they’re booklovers…. READ MORE

Secret Kiss Cookies

Secret Kiss Cookies

By Laura Levine Readers who know my heroine, Jaine Austen, know that she practically needs a GPS to find her oven. The only time she uses it is to reheat… READ MORE

Ruby’s Yeast Rolls

Ruby’s Yeast Rolls

Enjoy Ruby’s famous yeast rolls from The Brightest Star! Ingredients 1/2 cup whole milk 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup melted butter 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt 1/2 cup water (105-115… READ MORE

Making What is Old New Again

Making What is Old New Again

By Lauren Elliott Traditions play an important role as we prepare for the busy upcoming holiday season. Given that in America, seasonal marketing and holiday celebrations start to take place… READ MORE

White Christmas, or Green?

White Christmas, or Green?

By Liz Ireland “I’m dreaming of a White Christmas, just like the ones I used to know…” Whenever I find myself humming that tune, I have to laugh. The Christmases… READ MORE

Five Festive Uses for Candy Canes

Five Festive Uses for Candy Canes

By Amanda Flower Candy canes are synonymous with Christmas, so when I wanted to write a Christmas book for the Amish Candy Shop Mysteries, I knew they were the perfect… READ MORE

Drunk Santa Fudge

Drunk Santa Fudge

A Recipe from Fern Michaels Author’s Note: Back in my day, we used to call this Dipsey Doodle Fudge. My kids tell me I need to “get with it,” as… READ MORE