Monthly Archives: May 2020

Janice’s Kitchen Corner – Marinated Mushrooms!

This is another recipe from Janice’s Kitchen Corner. Here are the other recipes Spinach Pita Pizza and Portuguese Seafood Stew. In the past I have also shared recipes for Portuguese cookies and Drunken Chicken. As I’ve said before I LOVE … Continue reading

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Mom’s Choice Award Silver Medal Winner – Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon!

I am thrilled to announce that my children’s book, Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon, is a winner of a Silver Medal from Mom’s Choice Awards! Ricky is happy to join Lamby the Lonely Lamb to Mom’s Choice Awards family of winners. … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – Remember Those Who Served!

This year 2020 is a new year of differences of normal. No flags were placed at the graves of thousands of servicemen and women because of COVID-19. Sad, very sad! I took a walk around my neighborhood and snapped a … Continue reading

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Recipes from Janice’s Kitchen Corner – Portuguese Seafood Stew!

This is the second installment of my newest segment on my blog – Janice’s Kitchen Corner. I have so many recipes to share with you. Check out the first recipe (Spinach Pita Pizza) in this series here. In the past … Continue reading

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Check out New Segment of Jemsbooks – Janice’s Kitchen Corner – Spinach Pita Pizza!

Hi everyone! I would like to begin a new segment of my blog called Janice’s Kitchen Corner! Here I will share some of my favorite recipes, originals and otherwise. I hope you enjoy this new segment. I have shared many … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Harassed Starfish!

We all know how it feels to sit around all day, every day if we don’t have enough to do to keep us busy and productive. This is what is happening to many during this Pandemic. This phenomenon can also … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds and Baltimore Orioles are now here!!

HUMMINGBIRDS ARE NOW HERE! I saw my first hummingbird for 2020 season on May 9th! It never gets old! I get excited each time I see one – every single time!! I am sharing this post below from 2019. It … Continue reading

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Starting New Book in Abby & Holly Series soon!

As you already know I recently published Book 5 of the Abby & Holly Series, The Copper Key. While I am still in the Abby & Holly mode I will begin the final book in the series. I hope to … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Here is a compilation of Mother’s Day celebrations. I don’t know what we will do this year 2020 with COVID-19. I haven’t been out of the house. My husband has been the one to do the shopping. God bless him! … Continue reading

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A New Addition to Our Fish Tank!

We have a new baby fish (fry) – a swordtail was born in our fresh water fish tank. But before I tell you more about this little adorable fish, let me explain about the tank. We have a 7-gallon tank … Continue reading

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