Monthly Archives: June 2020

Keeping Busy While Housebound During Pandemic!

It has been since March that I have been housebound during COVID-19. It feels like a lot longer though. I have gone out occasionally to the doctors when absolutely necessary and to having something fixed (my sewing machine). But each … Continue reading

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A New Book Coming to Abby & Holly Series – Book 6!

Watch for Book 6 in the Abby & Holly Series coming in July 2020! This is the completion of the series for now unless I receive interest from readers to write more books. I will share the cover soon. It … Continue reading

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Another Recipe from Janice’s Kitchen Corner – Zucchini Italiano!

This is the eighth installment of Janice’s Kitchen Corner. Now that our zucchini plant is producing some beautiful vegetables I have been coming up with my recipes – Zucchini Italiano (with sauce and cheese) and Zucchini Bread. Today I will … Continue reading

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Dragons are here! A New Book coming in the Series in July 2020!

Here are the dragons’ poems from Books 1 & 2. All Jemsbooks are available also on Barnes & Noble. Also on AMAZON.CO.UK. Also on AMAZON.COM.AU Also on AMAZON.IN Also on AMAZON.BR Also on AMAZON.CA Also on AMAZON.IT Also on AMAZON.FR … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

This is my special dad! HAPPY FATHER’S DAY! Dad, you were a special man! You were always there to lend a hand. You treated us with kindness. You were always fair. You showed us how much you cared. You wore a happy smile upon your handsome face. … Continue reading

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New Reviews of Drystan the Dragon and Friends Books 1 & 2!

It’s always a joy to receive reviews of my books. That is why I write to see people reading and enjoying my work. Thank you, Olga, for these lovely reviews. Here are a couple of new reviews of this fun … Continue reading

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Another Recipe from Janice’s Kitchen Corner – Grapenut Custard!

This is the seventh installment of my newest segment – Janice’s Kitchen Corner. Here are the other recipes Spinach Pita Pizza, Portuguese Seafood Stew, Marinated Mushrooms, Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms, Chicken Marsala, and Rice Paper Veggie Shrimp Wraps. In the past I have also shared recipes … Continue reading

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I am a Guest on Sally Cronin’s Fabulous Blog!

I am thrilled and honored to be on Sally Cronin’s wonderful blog along with two talented authors. Thank you, Sally! https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2020/06/16/smorgasbord-cafe-and-bookstore-meet-the-authors-fantasy-jemima-pett-childrens-janice-spina-fantasy-charles-e-yallowitz/ While you are at Sally’s site check out all her books and those of fellow authors. There is something … Continue reading

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Another Recipe from Janice’s Kitchen Corner – Rice Paper Veggie Shrimp Wraps!

This is the sixth installment of Janice’s Kitchen Corner. I will be featuring recipes each week, one or two, depending on what I make each week. This week I will share Rice Paper Veggie Shrimp Wraps. These are perfect for … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Winner – Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey!

I am so excited to announce that my children’s book, Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey just won a Pinnacle Book Achievement award! I am thrilled to receive this prestigious award for my book. Receiving this award makes me feel truly … Continue reading

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