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The Cowboy Who Saved Christmas Book Blitz

Posted by mcm0704 on November 23, 2020 |

The Cowboy Who Saved Christmas by Jodi Thomas, Sharla Lovelace, and Scarlett Dunn Genre: Romance / Adventure / Anthology Publisher: Kensington Books Date of Publication: October 27, 2020 Number of Pages: 336 pages Scroll down for Giveaway! Just in time for holiday reading pleasure comes this charming collection.Β  The Lone Star State doesn’t have to […]

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Merry Christmas – Happy Hanukkah – Happy Kwanzaa

Posted by mcm0704 on December 25, 2019 |

My Wednesday’s Guest today is this jolly little snowman who is all dressed up to celebrate this wonderful time of the year. I dare you not to smile at him. πŸ™‚ For years now we’ve all been trying real hard to be politically correct in our Winter Solstice greetings, saying Happy Holidays, lest we offend […]

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No Room at the Inn

Posted by mcm0704 on December 24, 2019 |

Last Friday, my neighbors invited me to a Posada celebration held at their house. One of the neat things about living here in a primarily Spanish part of Sherman is what I’ve been learning about Spanish culture and some of the beautiful traditions. Las Posadas, (Spanish: β€œThe Inns”) religious festival celebrated in Mexico and some […]

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The Ghost of Christmas Past

Posted by mcm0704 on December 20, 2019 |

The holidays often bring bittersweet memories to the surface of our minds, and this year is no different for me.Β  We often miss the people who have left big holes in our lives more poignantly as we prepare for celebrations, and I am missing my husband. He loved to give presents in the most dramatic […]

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Giving the Gift of Love

Posted by mcm0704 on December 18, 2019 |

Slim Randles is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest with one of those Christmas stories that we love so much this time of the year. You know, the ones that tug at our hearts and bring a smile. This one about Mabel and Candice is sure to do both. And if you want to read more […]

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Book Review – Santa Claus Bank Robbery by Tui Snider

Posted by mcm0704 on December 15, 2019 |

                SANTA CLAUS BANK ROBBERY A True-Crime Saga in Texas by TUI SNIDER Genre: Nonfiction / Texana / Texas History Publisher: Castle Azle Press Date of Publication: December 8, 2019 Number of Pages: 146 pages + black & white photos Scroll down for Giveaway! When Marshall Ratliff dressed […]

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Books Make Great Gifts

Posted by mcm0704 on December 6, 2019 |

My whole family are avid readers, and we often gift each other with books, especially at this holiday season. It’s an extra bonus when we can get an autographed book, and the ones I have reside on a special shelf in my bookcase. When I moved, almost two years ago now, I had to downsize […]

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Book Excerpt – A Dead Tomato Plant & a Paycheck

Posted by mcm0704 on December 27, 2018 |

As our family, part of it anyway, met to exchange gifts the Sunday before Christmas, my granddaughter, Ally, came around with a small plastic bag to gather up the wrapping paper. We both chuckled at the memory of what the house looked like on Christmas when all the grand-kids were young and the whole family […]

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Holiday Wishes

Posted by mcm0704 on December 21, 2018 |

Whether you celebrate Christmas, or Hanukkah, or Kwanza, or any of the other Winter Solstice holidays, the magic of the time transcends religious and cultural bounds, so I share with you one of my favorite Christmas articles. I wrote this when my children were young and chaos reigned at the Miller house. I first shared […]

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Gifts and Giving

Posted by mcm0704 on December 19, 2018 |

Slim Randles is here today with a story to warm your heart as we get closer to Christmas. My anticipation of the holiday has as much to do with kindness and touching moments like these as it does presents and parties. Enjoy… And have a cookie or two. Mabel Adams was sitting in the day […]

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