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Thank You Domesticated Gypsy!

I would like to thank my sweet friend and fellow blogger, Kristina Hunt, for featuring me and my little books on her blog Domesticated Gypsy. Kristina is one of the most authentic, and down to earth women I have ever met. I am awed and amazed by the wonderful, creative people that my book journey…

Current Crush~ Amy Sedaris

This is the time of year when we could all use a little laugh therapy. Amy Sedaris is hilarious. Her books poke fun at entertaining and making crafts as gifts. These books are perfect reading after a horrifying day at the mall. Make yourself a pot of tea, put your feet up, and prepare to…

soup goddess creamy chicken & wild rice soup

My friend Bonnie, author of “Tasty Recipes from the Sister’s Kitchen,” is the Soup Goddess. Much like the “Soup Nazi” but nicer 😉 I use to work with her in her beautiful tea room, and I have never met a more talented soup chef. Her soup recipes are the very best. This is one of…

Scenes From Halloween

“When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ’tis near Halloween.” ~Author Unknown We had a gorgeous day to celebrate Halloween in Minnesota today. The sun was shining , but it was still chilly enough outside to have a little bonfire out back and wear sweaters. We carved pumpkins…

2 Current Crushes

If you are a Netflix movie enthusiast…and you like origami….you’ve come to the right place! 😉 Netflix Origami! If you like the idea of a green transportation system that will help you burn off that cheeseburger (or toficken sandwich) that you had for lunch…here ya go! The Schweeb! Enjoy! ~Melissa

Ole!

Amazing, amazing, brilliant message from one of my favorite writers, Elizabeth Gilbert. I have felt this fear. I’m feeling it as I make this journey from scribblings in a notebook to novel. Please watch.