Monthly Archives: December 2019

Happy New Year Blessings to all!

Wishing you all good things in the New Year 2020! Thank you for your support all year through to my readers, friends and fellow bloggers and authors! I couldn’t do all that I have done this past year without your … Continue reading

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My Goals Met for 2019 and My Projected Goals for 2020!

Well, another year has gone by and I have met some of my goals for 2019. I planned to write and publish five books in 2019. I wrote nine books but only published three so far. I am working on … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Winner – Abby & Holly Series Book 3 – Secrets of the Trunk!

I am thrilled and excited to announce that I just received a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Abby & Holly Series Book 3 – Secrets of the Trunk! Thank you, Pinnacle! It is always exciting to have one’s books noticed … Continue reading

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Need a Special Cookie Recipe? I’m Sharing, Anyone Else want to Share One?

From a recent post I wrote I mentioned that I made some Portuguese Bisquits. Some of my friends, after reading it, have asked for this recipe. I am happy to share. These Bisquits are easy to make and really delicious … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas – Baking, Baking and more Baking!

Soon it will be Christmas! I have been busy baking my heart out. I’ve made dozens of cookies, chocolate chip, Portuguese Bisquits, and oatmeal raisin. As I was cracking eggs to begin baking I came across 5 double yolk eggs … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Blog Magazine Christmas – Italian Cookery with Silvia Todesco – Italian Cantucci Biscotti – Christmas Cookies

Here is a lovely post from Sally Cronin’s fabulous blog! Check out this delicious recipe for Cantucci (Biscotti) from Italy by Silvia Todesco! Sally’s Blog is a favorite of many including me! Visit her and peruse her site for some … Continue reading

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Author Interview – Syd Sullivan!

Please help me welcome Syd Sullivan to Jemsbooks.blog Author Interview! I met Syd at a recent New England Author Event Book Sale at Danversport Yacht Club on 12/8/19 and previously at another NEAE Author Event. Go here to read about … Continue reading

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Looking for a Mystery or Romance that you can’t put down?

Everyone loves a mystery with a little romance thrown in for good measure. Then, mix in suspense and a little intrigue and some paranormal activity and you have HOW FAR IS HEAVEN! Wouldn’t it look good under your Christmas tree … Continue reading

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Do You Have All Your Shopping for Christmas Done?

The time is flying by. Do you have all your shopping for Christmas done yet? Have you thought of purchasing books for those hard to please on your list? Books make perfect gifts for all ages. Jemsbooks have books for … Continue reading

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Wishing You All a Blessed and Merry Christmas from Our House to Yours!

I wrote this poem in 2018 to commemorate this blessed and magical season. It conveys my feelings of joy, peace and love toward our fellow man or woman. I have also shared some of our decorations for this Christmas with … Continue reading

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