The Last Gift, shadorma series

Sadje's WDYS challenge #166 is perfect for today, December 26th, Boxing Day in many parts of the world. the last gift found hidden behind the Christmas tree, wrapped in brown paper, a tag that reads open me, now, please no one knew from where this gift came what secrets lie within? the red ribbon opens … Continue reading The Last Gift, shadorma series

Merry Christmas, haiku series

This was the view from my porch at 8 am this morning... white, bright—snow light glare snowdrifts, icy frosting swirls wind swept ornaments clean snowflakes purling snow eddies carve crystal gems Yule wears winter white a Christmas snow storm presents from the universe peace, love, grace to all Merry Christmas and to all a good … Continue reading Merry Christmas, haiku series

Cadralor #1

Jane Dougherty shared a new form with me called the Cadralor, created by the Gleam Journal of the Cadralor. This is freestyle poetry but still has rules to follow. I like it! Read the requirements for submission HERE. This is my first attempt. Obviously, I will practice more before I submit. "Weathering the Storm of … Continue reading Cadralor #1

Mother’s Night – December 20th

Come, celebrate Mother's Night with me... It's the eve of the winter solstice and on this night we honor our female ancestors, including the goddess, who will rebirth the sun tomorrow. Paying homage to our female ancestors can be as easy as lighting a candle and saying a prayer of thanks. I have held a … Continue reading Mother’s Night – December 20th

Colleen’s Pumpkin Cranberry Bread Muffins (WW)

Staci Troilo's Second Annual Virtual Cookie Exchange prompted me to share a WW (Weight Watchers) recipe that doesn't taste like a low calorie treat. I've adopted this recipe from WW's Pumpkin Bread recipe. This muffin would taste great on Christmas morning! Bonus... it's gluten-free and sugar-free! Canned pumpkin is full of fiber and helps to … Continue reading Colleen’s Pumpkin Cranberry Bread Muffins (WW)

Colleen’s Kindle: End of 2022 Reads, Part 2, @Claire Fullerton

Let me introduce you to some KU novels I absolutely loved reading this month! ❤ Check out all the books!! https://amzn.to/3HTne4X Mourning Dove by Claire Fullerton My Recommendation: I rarely read family drama novels because my family is full of enough drama as it is. But this book came with a couple of good recommendations. … Continue reading Colleen’s Kindle: End of 2022 Reads, Part 2, @Claire Fullerton

The Yule Blessings Book Tour—And the Winner is…

I'm so grateful to belong to such an amazing writing community. Thank you to all of my hosts and the many readers who left so many kind comments. Thank you for your support. The Yule Blessings book tour is finally over. Yay!! Thanks so much for your comments and well wishes. It's meant so much … Continue reading The Yule Blessings Book Tour—And the Winner is…

Day Eleven: 12/16/22 Yule Blessings Book Tour

Welcome to Day Eleven of the Fairies, Myths, & Magic II Book Tour! It's the last day of the tour!! For Your Enjoyment: * I'll share a review of my favorite book from my host’s list. * Something from or about Fairies, Myths, & Magic II (follow the link below). Please leave a comment on … Continue reading Day Eleven: 12/16/22 Yule Blessings Book Tour