Author Archives: Josie

Humorist Dave Barry’s “Ask Mr. Language Person”

Today I’m sharing a very funny post by one of my favorite authors, Dave Barry. I hope you will enjoy this laugh with  me. Ask Mister Language Person: Question: In the song, “I Shot the Sheriff,” how come the singer … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Today’s celebration of Easter is a combination of pagan and Christian ideas because they both share some common traits. Pagan celebrations may include the Easter bunny and Easter eggs. The name, Easter, came from the name of a Spring goddess … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

For Christians around the world, Palm Sunday is the beginning of Holy Week, which begins on Palm Sunday and includes Holy Thursday and Good Friday, ending at midnight on Holy Saturday. Holy Week ends on Easter Sunday with the celebration … Continue reading

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A Delicious Italian Cookie Recipe for Spring and Easter baking.

Delicious Italian Cookie Recipe: Today I’m sharing my grandmother’s Italian Cookie recipe. You probably have most of the ingredients on hand. Enjoy! You will need: 4 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 cup oil 1 cup milk 1 tsp. anise flavoring … Continue reading

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5 Excellent Irish Proverbs on Love and Marriage

The Irish have a way with words. Today I’m sharing some of the (many) Irish Proverbs on love and marriage that I came across when researching my sweet romance full-length novel, set in Ireland, Oh Danny Boy. “If you want … Continue reading

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Oh Danny Boy–What do the words mean?

“Oh Danny boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling From glen to glen, and down the mountain side The summer’s gone, and all the roses falling ‘Tis you, ’tis you must go and I must bide.“   My newest sweet … Continue reading

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Introducing guest author Melanie Snitker!

I am thrilled to host wonderful author, Melanie Snitker, on our blog.   Melanie D. Snitker has enjoyed writing for as long as she can remember. She started out writing episodes of cartoon shows that she wanted to see as … Continue reading

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Introducing USA Today Bestselling author Kristin Holt

I am thrilled to introduce wonderful author, Kristin Holt, today! Kristin Holt, USA Today Bestselling Author writes Sweet Victorian Romance set in the American West. She writes frequent articles about the nineteenth century American west–every subject of possible interest to … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Fairy Tale Today?

Today is Tell A Fairy Tale Day. Although it’s an unofficial holiday, people are encouraged to read, tell, and listen to fairy tales from all over the world. Usually, fairy tales begin with “Once upon a time…” The tales are … Continue reading

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Seven Useful Tips To Organize Your Way To Success

Did you now that living an organized life can save you time and energy, plus make you more productive? And I guarantee you’ll be happier. Try these tips to get you started: 1. Set up a paper throwaway system. Dispose … Continue reading

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