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A recipe for mulled wine

A pot of mulled wine simmering on our wood stove is such a treat! Our wood stove came in handy this past weekend when a nor’easter hit Vermont hard with extensive power outages. We were out from Friday to Sunday evening. Other people are still without power but we see hardworking crews out there and…

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Homemade hot chocolate

We’re expecting snow this week. No better time to repost my recipe for hot chocolate! It appears in my Swift River Valley Christmas novel, A Knights Bridge Christmas, which happens to be on sale in eBook for just $1.99. HOT CHOCOLATE Ingredients 1 cup cocoa (I use Dutch-processed Droste) 1/2 cup sugar (or to taste) 1/3…

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Christmas cookies! A recipe…

I posted this recipe a couple of years ago. It’s a family favorite. When I was growing up, my Dutch father would make spritz cookies throughout the Christmas season. My six brothers and sisters and I all loved to help. The buttery smell of the cookies warm from the oven is a great memory and something…

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CLAIM THE CROWN on sale

Claim the Crown is on sale in eBook for just $2.99! It’s the story of a woman whose life is changed when she and her twin brother inherit a mysterious fortune. There’s romance, intrigue, suspense and, if I recall correctly, pumpkins. I mention the pumpkins because they evoke one of the key settings in the book,…

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Autumn Giveaway!

We’re celebrating autumn with a giveaway! One lucky reader will receive a limited-edition Swift River Valley mug (only a few left!), an autumn-themed box of Vermont’s own Lake Champlain Chocolates and signed copies of two of my books set this lively time of year, Cider Brook and Rival’s Break. Click here to enter. It’s near peak foliage here…

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