Articles, Book

Boxing Day

Happy Boxing Day! I was watching Graham Norton, a chat show host, and Tom Hanks, the American actor was one of the guests. They mentioned Boxing Day and he put up his fists and said we thought it was fighting day! When my sister first went to live in the US over thirty years ago,… Continue reading Boxing Day

Articles, Craft

Merry Christmas!

Wishing everyone all the very best for Christmas and the New Year. I’ll be spending it with my daughter and there will be eighteen of us around the Christmas table. Five of them are children, so I’m really looking forward to be with my nearest and dearest. I haven’t done any Christmas cross stitch, cards… Continue reading Merry Christmas!


Christmas Time

I love Christmas time and all the festivities. The decorations, and light shows outside of people’s houses that become flashier ever year – literally. 🤣 I love the food and the delicious aromas that come from recipes used for generations. The Snowballs, the Irish Cream, the Sherry! I love it all! This year I’ve enjoyed… Continue reading Christmas Time


It’s Almost Christmas!

A little ditty to get you in the mood. Christmas is here, give a cheer,Good wine and beer.Turkey and cranberry sauceCor, I could eat a horse!Mouth watering foods,Puts me in the moodTo celebrate the dayThe best possibly way.Christmas crackers,Lots of wrappers,Ribbons and bows,Warm snug clothes! Photo courtesy of

Book, Christmas Reads, Romance

My Review of Christmas Magic at the Writer’s Retreat by Julia Sutton

Snow, Ghosts, and Romance. This is a nice light-hearted enjoyable read and told by Louise, the main character. She is an aspiring writer who eventually goes to the writer’s retreat in the title. I enjoyed Lou’s relationship with her family, her widowed father, aunt, and teenage brother. She was also the main earner and ran… Continue reading My Review of Christmas Magic at the Writer’s Retreat by Julia Sutton

Book, Christmas Reads, Romance

Saved by Love at Christmas by Toya Richardson

A Beautiful Romance for Christmas Just as I was looking for a Christmas read, I came across this new release in a Facebook group. What I really liked was the romance between Ruby and Ben. They had been childhood friends and it’s was natural for them to get together. But when is anything as easy… Continue reading Saved by Love at Christmas by Toya Richardson

Book, Christmas Reads

Books To Read in December

This month I’m getting into the Christmas spirit with festive books. At the time of writing this I’m almost finished with Saved by Love at Christmas, a brand new release and pure romance to lose yourself in. Next it will Julia Sutton’s Christmas Magic at the Writer’s Retreat. Changes are afoot for 2023. For the… Continue reading Books To Read in December

Book, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Novella, Paranormal, science Fiction, Thriller

Festive Blog Hop 2022

Welcome to Santa’s Treasure Hunt blog Hop. All you have to do, is follow Santa’s sleigh as he travels around the world. Below is a list of stops where you can win a bundle of books. Visit each one and write down the Christmas word given at the bottom of each. Leave a comment on… Continue reading Festive Blog Hop 2022