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...
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...