Last week, I share a sneak peek of Criminally Cocoa, which appears in Amish Candy Shop Holidays, the novella collection for the Amish Candy Shop Mysteries is now available in ebook and print. This week, I have a sneak peek of the second story in the collection to share with you, Botched Butterscotch. Enjoy! Chapter … Continue reading #SneakPeek Amish Candy Shop Holidays Now Available!
Amish Candy Shop Holidays, the novella collection for the Amish Candy Shop Mysteries is now available in ebook and print. The collection includes Criminally Cocoa, Botched Butterscotch, and Candy Cane Crime. As special holiday season treat, I am sharing a few pages of Criminally Cocoa, the first novella in the collection. Enjoy! Chapter One “Cut! … Continue reading #NewBook Amish Candy Shop Holidays Now Available!
I have another story to share with from Dru’s Book Musings to share with you with her permission. Be sure to check out Dru’s site. Enjoy I’ve just moved to Appleseed Creek, Ohio a few days ago, and I already have a roommate but not because I wanted one. I’m not sure how it happened. … Continue reading A Day In The Life Of Chloe Humphrey from the Appleseed Creek Mysteries
My garden is my favorite place to be. If I had a choice I would be working in the garden all day and every day. It's a big reason why I wrote the Magic Garden Mysteries. From decades of gardening I have learned some simple tips to have beautiful plants and flowers all season long. … Continue reading Five #Garden #Hacks
I've have had great fun trying new recipes this summer, and this is one of my favorites. It's also the first time I've ever cooked with tofu. If tofu is not your thing, you can always substitute some kind of meat. You can also make this recipe for tacos not taco salad. Enjoy! Ingredients Tortilla … Continue reading Tofu Taco Salad #Recipe
I love sweet potatoes, but sometimes, I think the are relegated to Thanksgiving and fall. However, you can really eat them year round, and I created a healthier version that the casserole with marshmallow you often see on holiday tables. To be honest, I love that version too, but I can't eat it all the … Continue reading Anytime Mashed Sweet Potatoes #Recipe
Did you know that I have a Zazzle Shop called Amanda Flower Shop with clothing, bags mugs, and more that go with many of my novels. You can also buy Editor Cheeps and Tummy gifts there too! Below is a sampling of what you can find in the store. There is so much more there, … Continue reading Amanda Flower Shop
Have you tried the Magical Bookshop Mysteries yet? Get a taste of with this super short story below written in Violet Waverly voice just before the first novel, Crime and Poetry. This story was first shared on Dru's Book Musings April 5, 2016, and I'm sharing it here with her permission. Be sure to check … Continue reading Violet Waverly and Grandma Daisy’s Call
As construction began on our farm to build our house, something kept turning up.... Rocks! Small rocks, medium rocks, and giant rocks that even my six five, former football player husband can't pick up. As soon as I saw all those rocks I knew that I wanted to make a rock garden. My mother had … Continue reading How to Make a Rock Garden
This recipe is perfect for summer berry season. You can make it with frozen or fresh berries. It could not be easier! Ingredientsone cup frozen mixed berries1/2 cup Greek plain yogurt1 cup unsweetened almond milkone bananaone tablespoon of chia seedshandful of ice cubes DirectionsPut everything together in a blender and blend!Enjoy! FEATURED BOOK OF THE … Continue reading Double Berry Smoothie #Recipe