Merry Hallowthanksmas!

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Wednesday Weekly Blog Challenge sponsored by Long and Short Reviews. This week’s topic…favorite holiday and why. A few years ago, prior to the sabbatical I took from the writing world, I wrote a post for my then active blog (another pen name, another story entirely!) on how disappointed …

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It is What We Make It #thevinesinmylife

Being a military wife for so long, I learned a few hard truths about my world and the way things work in it. One of the most important of those things being friendships. When you have to cut your roots short and replant yourself every few years, it makes for a pretty disjointed garden. People …

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Fruit Cake, Hard Candy, and Cherry Cordials

I know what most of you must be thinking: gross, gross, and gross. These three things I'm sure have been the un-delight of many a Christmas gift receiver over the years. But, for me, these three once thought not so delightful treats trigger some pretty awesome memories. Although we live in a world where the …

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