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Six Favorite Father’s Day Quotes

Happy Father’s Day! Today I’m sharing six of my favorite Father’s Day quotes: My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. – Jim Valvano The greatest thing a FATHER can do to … Continue reading

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Oh Danny Boy

This pot of gold could hold more than they bargained for… I am so thrilled to announce my newest sweet contemporary romance, OH DANNY BOY, is now on pre order at the special introductory price of $2.99! Here’s an excerpt: … Continue reading

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National Hug Your Cat Day

Today is Hug Your Cat Day. (yes, really!)  Sorry, dog lovers! If you’re a cat lover, this is your day. However, your cat may only allow a brief hug, so make it quick! And, June is “Adopt a Cat Month”, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day observances

Memorial Day is a day reserved for American soldiers who laid down their lives so that others may live a peaceful life. It’s a special day to pay tribute to the courage and love for our country that these American … Continue reading

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Do you want to lose 10 pounds? (by Dave Barry)

Today I’m sharing a chuckle-worthy post by Dave Barry. Enjoy! “You want to lose ten pounds but you don’t have a personal trainer like the celebrities do? Well, you will just have to rely on willpower. And of course you … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day! (and exciting book news)

Mother’s Day is a holiday celebrated annually in more than 150 countries, although it is celebrated on different dates. This day is a tribute to all mothers and motherhood. The first Mother’s Day was celebrated in Grafton, West Virginia, in … Continue reading

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Today is National Honesty Day

Today is National Honesty Day. First, here’s a brief history on how this day came about: Hirsh Goldberg of Maryland started this holiday in the 1990’s because he was writing a book: The Book of Lies: Fibs, Tales, Schemes, Scams, … 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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