Thick and Hearty Minestrone with Roasted Piquillo-Mozzarella Paninis

Welcome to the TLC Book Tour stop for Murder in the Piazza by Jen Collins Moore. This book inspired a truly comforting meal of soup and sandwiches. . . . → Read More: Thick and Hearty Minestrone with Roasted Piquillo-Mozzarella Paninis

A Borrowed Life, TLC Book Tour, and BPT Sandwiches

Once again, we’re on a stop for a TLC Book Tour.  Welcome aboard!

If  Questions of Perspective (my last book review) was irreverently spiritual, A Borrowed Life by Kerri Anne King shows a world of reverent hypocrisy, one that is rigid and stifling.

About the Book:

From the Amazon Charts bestselling author of Whisper Me This comes an emotional and sharply . . . → Read More: A Borrowed Life, TLC Book Tour, and BPT Sandwiches

Homemade Cat Treats and Questions of Perspective for TLC

Questions of Perspective is a quirky little book but will have one asking lots of philosophical questions. I paired cat treats for today’s recipe to pair with the novel. Intrigued? Read on. . . . → Read More: Homemade Cat Treats and Questions of Perspective for TLC

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Book Quotes

Welcome to Top Ten Tuesdays!

This week’s theme revolves around our favorite quotes.  Some of my favorites are literary and some are pulled from my favorite books.  Some are profound.   Some may be profane.  All speak to me in some way.

 Do I dare Disturb the universe? In a minute there is time For decisions . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Book Quotes

Thinking & Eating, a book review and recipe

Check out this new cookbook (out on September 29), my review and a comforting pasta bake for when things “get too much.” . . . → Read More: Thinking & Eating, a book review and recipe

Books On My Fall 2020 TBR for Top Ten Tuesdays

Here’s what’s on my Autumn list. Some of these are ARCs that are on my review list, some of these are from favorite authors. As usual with my TTT posts, it’s a hodgepodge. . . . → Read More: Books On My Fall 2020 TBR for Top Ten Tuesdays

Smoked Meatloaf and Recipe for a Perfect Wife for Cook the Books

Today’s offering: a retro meatloaf recipe and a review of Recipe for a Perfect Wife by Karma Brown for the August/September round of Cook the Books. . . . → Read More: Smoked Meatloaf and Recipe for a Perfect Wife for Cook the Books

Top Ten Tuesdays: Judging Books by Their Covers

This week’s TTT theme is all about book covers.  I can say that I have been known to wander through bookstores and pick up books based on their covers (more so than the title or author).   Here’s what I came up with this week.

 Recipe for a Perfect Wife by Karma Brown.  I have to . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesdays: Judging Books by Their Covers

Blueberry-Blackberry Corn Muffins for Let the Willows Weep for TLC

Parnell’s first novel, Let the Willows Weep, is a triumph in the genre of sad Southern novels. Her characters are drawn deep and you will laugh and cry with her heroine, Birddog Harlin. . . . → Read More: Blueberry-Blackberry Corn Muffins for Let the Willows Weep for TLC

Top Ten Tuesday: Books for Our Younger Selves

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday focuses on Books for Our Younger Selves.  We could draw on books we wish we had read as a child, books we could have really learned something from, books that meshed with hobbies/interests, or books that could have helped with life events/changes in our young and impressionable lives.

 

TTT is hosted . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesday: Books for Our Younger Selves