How to Paint a Pumpkin

How to Paint a Pumpkin

When it’s that time of year, paint your pumpkin right. Key to painting a pumpkin that will last longer and withstand the weather better is to first, seal the pumpkin before painting, and second, add a top coat after painting. But first . . . let’s take...
Recipe for Taco Soup

Recipe for Taco Soup

Do you have a favorite slow cooker recipe? I certainly do. Taco Soup! Although, I’m not sure if it’s a soup. It’s more like chili. So super easy to assemble. Just dump it in, set the timer, and know you’ve got something delicious to eat. Why do...
Dogs that Steal My Heart

Dogs that Steal My Heart

There’s a somewhat naughty (okay, a lot naughty) chocolate labrador in my novels. Her name is Struggle. I love dogs so much, I couldn’t imagine writing a novel without one in it. These four dogs, shown below, steal my heart every day. Meet Chloe, Tessa,...
For the Love of Fine China

For the Love of Fine China

I didn’t register for china when I got married. No plates, platters, or place settings for me. Had I, I’d probably opt for simple banded china; white with a platinum band. Instead, we registered for camping equipment and we use it all the time. I still...