It's already the end of November! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday, and that those of you in the Northern Hemisphere are enjoying the beautiful weather. Just when summer finally came to a discernible end, my husband and I ventured to the Dominican Republic, where it was 80 degrees and humid all day, … Continue reading Monthly Round-up: November
When I’m not writing, I’m designing. And when I’m designing, it’s usually a book cover. I design covers for my own books (those I’ve written, those that are just kernels of ideas, and those I might never actually write), for the authors in Five Directions Press, and occasionally, for an independent author who has no connection to … Continue reading Cover Design Wednesday
Confession time: I didn't read anything in the past month. Okay, so that's not exactly true. I read a lot. But what I read was all 8 books of the Anne of Green Gables series - none of which really require a review. The first book is over 100 years old, and it's unlikely that … Continue reading A Holiday Giveaway!
It's soup season (finally!) and today I'm excited to share my recipe for butternut squash soup. This is one of my favorites - the spice combination beautifully compliments the sweetness of the squash - and it's one of the first recipes I ever came up with on my own. Like most of my recipes, I … Continue reading Recipe: Butternut Squash Soup
After a hot, soupy September, crisp, cool fall air is finally here and I COULD NOT BE HAPPIER. Just in time, too, since my husband and I are due to take a short vacation in the Dominican Republic next week and I would really hate to leave steamy weather for yet more steamy weather. Instead, … Continue reading Monthly Round-up: October