Mom Hated Fudge!

Pan of fudge for two people! My mother hated fudge. She had a valid reason. When my dad retired, he entertained himself by making his homemade, Hershey’s Chocolate Fudge for the kids and grandkids. My sister-in-law, Sherri, and I would stand just inside the kitchen door, waiting for the moment Dad poured the gooey “magic” …

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Sneaking Up On Santa

I was four or five-years-old, and determined this would be the year. That jolly old man wasn't going to get past me; not this year!  I had a perfect view of our Christmas tree as I perched on the 4th step down from the top. In fact, I could peek through the balusters without being …

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Holiday Inspiration by Cheryl C. Malandrinos

Mary and I have been online chums for many years, so it’s always a pleasure when she hosts me at her blog. Considering this is the holiday season, I wanted to share how holidays inspire my writing. Holiday gatherings were a big event in my childhood home. Long tables heaving with food. The air filled …

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Prosecco Christmas – Sylvia Ashby

BLURB:  Family is where life begins. And what better time to spend with your family than Christmas week? Ashley and Giacomo go to Upper Swainswick, a postcard village ten minutes’ drive from Bath, to stay with Ashley’s mum and stepdad. It’s their last visit before the arrival of their first child. But babies have a …

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