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Lemon Cookies

I have been wanting to try these cookies! Lemon Cookies Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup white sugar 1 egg 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sliced almonds Directions: Preheat oven […]

Jeffers vs. Alexa

In the last manuscript I turned into my editor, I drifted away from Regelence society and visited a highlander planet called Skye.  It made me conscious of just how much I missed Regelence society.  And…that got me thinking.  Would I really want to live in Regelence’s society? One thing led to another and I realized […]

Indispensable Writing Tools

*Scrivener *Scapple *spiral notebooks *a Roomba *crockpots *bread machine * a dog door (Which I don’t use because Hiccup & Astrid are idiots and can’t be trusted not to eat things they shouldn’t) *critique partners. (You gotta have someone to talk you off the ledge!) *family (These are the people, who make your day brighter […]

Scottish Shortbread Cookies

As you probably know by my post about tea, I love shortbread cookies. Well I found a good recipe and wanted to share it with all of you. I cannot believe how simple, yet how delicious these are. I gave my niece a sandwich bag of them and told her to share with my mother. […]

Show Holes

Show Holes:  (definition from Urban Dictionary). When you finally finish binge-watching all the episodes of a favorite TV series on Netflix/Hulu/Amazon, as the credits to the final episode roll, that empty feeling that wraps around your soul because you don’t know now what to do with your life. Like a good friend just left you […]

My Favorite Bread Machine Recipe

As some of you may know, I love my crockpot and my bread machine.  They have saved me a lot of money and a lot of time.  Time better spent writing. 😉 For crockpot recipes I highly recommend Stephanie O’Dea. I love her Make it Fast, Cook it Slow recipe books. You can also find a lot of […]