Monthly Archives: December 2011

Why is New Year’s Day January First?

There’s something I’ve always wondered. Okay, I wonder about a lot of things. Blame my parents they raised me to question everything. But I digress. Why is New Year’s Day on such an odd day? I mean, it’s not on … Continue reading

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The Christmas Gift Card

There was a time, not too long ago, when giving gift cards reflected the amonut of thought (ie you were an afterthought or I didn’t really think much of you) gift.  I suppose in some ways that may still be … Continue reading

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Guest blog by author Jolyn Palliata

Did you ever get a song stuck in your head? Or part of one? How did you get it out? Did you avoid the song at all costs in the blind hope it would stop hammering you into submission? Or … Continue reading

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Tea Karma

When I was younger we had chores–if you’re a parent this is the thing that your kids say is slavery or abuse and is reportable to Child Protective Services. But I digress. One of the chores I had was doing … Continue reading

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Supposed to

Yesterday, I was supposed to write chapter 1 of my Valentine’s Day novel. Instead, I read  A Done Deal by Jenna Bennett. Today, I am supposed to write chapter 1 of my Valentine’s Day novel. Instead, I’m taking my husband … Continue reading

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Mistletoe Madness Blog Hop

Welcome to the Mistletoe Madness Blog Hop! What’s a blog hop? It’s a bunch of authors coming together to offer free books and other prizes. I’ll be giving away two pdf copies of The Christmas Village.   And two pdf … Continue reading

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Christmas Elves

One of my favorite Christmas movies is Santa Claus is coming to town. Aside from the Burgermeister Meisterburgers, I love how all the things associated with Christmas are explained. In the movie, a family of elven toymakers called the Kringles … Continue reading

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