Monthly Archives: June 2021

Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier won a Silver Medal from Mom’s Choice Awards!

https://store.momschoiceawards.com/index.php?entry_id=11162 I am thrilled to announce that my children’s book, Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier won a Silver Medal from Mom’s Choice Awards! I feel honored and grateful! Thank you, @momschoiceawards! Blurb: This book is based on my dog, Lucy, … Continue reading

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Perfect Summer Reading for MG/PT/YA for Girls! Have your MG/PT/YA Read any of this series – Abby & Holly Books 1-6!

Looking for some perfect books for summer reading for your MG/PT/YA? If your children haven’t read any of this series yet now is the time to check it out. This is a clean, wholesome magical, mystical mystery series that will … Continue reading

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Lunch with Friends at Irish Cottage in Methuen, MA!

This is the first time I had lunch at this quaint, warm and inviting restaurant. John and I went with friends recently and we all had a lovely meal. The Irish Cottage is homey, quaint and comfortable. The perfect place … Continue reading

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Thank you, Sally Cronin of smorgasbord invitation.wordpress.com, for your Support of Fellow Authors!

https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2021/06/27/smorgasbord-cafe-and-bookstore-meet-the-authors-2021-fantasy-lorinda-j-taylor-memoir-pete-springer-historical-j-e-spina/comment-page-1/#comment-507922 Thank you, Sally, for your kind and unending support of fellow authors. We couldn’t do this without you. Being an Indie Author is a long and tough road to travel. Having kind and support people like you is a … Continue reading

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Perfect Summer Reading for MG/PT/YA! An Award-Winning Series for Middle-Graders/Preteens/Young Adults – Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series Books 1-6!

Have your children read Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series Books 1-6 yet? Now is the time to begin this exciting, magical, mystery detective series. Your children will be hooked from Book 1! Please check out these books today for … Continue reading

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Anemones – Down to Two – Still no hosting by Clown Fish!

But wait! I see the third anemone hiding in between the rocks and spaces! Hurray! We thought we lost it! Here is a photo of the three of them once again! So relieved! They keep moving around though we don’t … Continue reading

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Lazy, Hot Days of spring not quite summer yet! Summertime Reading!

We have had a stretch of extremely hot days lately and it’s still spring. What’s it going to be like in summer? I will be cranking up the AC all summer long and staying indoors if this is any indication … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

Here is a post for Father’s Day that I posted in 2020! It says all that I feel for my dad. I pray that all fathers out there had a wonderful day and were treated like kings. This is my … Continue reading

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Celebrating our 22nd Anniversary!

I was surprised at 10:00 am with a gorgeous bouquet of colorful roses of different colors from my thoughtful husband! I love it! I wrote a poem for him. Wow, time sure does fly! We celebrated our 22nd anniversary recently … Continue reading

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Another Recipe from Janice’s Kitchen Corner – Coconut Shrimp!

Here’s another recipe from Janice’s Kitchen Corner – Coconut Shrimp! I put together this recipe for which is quick, easy and delicious. I love easy and delicious recipes. Don’t you? My husband and I love coconut shrimp and only have … Continue reading

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