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Bolsover Castle

Those of you who read the second novel of the Darcy Saga – Loving Mr. Darcy – may recall that Darcy and Elizabeth ended their sightseeing of Derbyshire with a visit to Bolsover Castle. It was a rather dramatic conclusion

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A Slice of Pie to Finish

Trisha Yearwood’s Pecan Pie 1 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoon milk 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 cup chopped pecans 1 (9-inch) deep-dish pie shell, unbaked, or homemade pastry 1 cup pecan halves Preheat

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More Thanksgiving Trivia & Facts

Last Friday I posted a blog with assorted trivia about Thanksgiving. That post can be read here: Did you know THIS about Thanksgiving?   Now for a random selection of additional statistics and factoids about this special American holiday. The

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Debra Salonen rings in the holidays!

Today for Guest Author Wednesday I am delighted to welcome my California amigo, DEBRA SALONEN Hip, Hip, Hooray! Deb hails from the hilly areas above the Central Valley in California, and is a member of my local chapter there, the Yosemite Romance

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Merry Darcy Christmas Reads

For the Pride and Prejudice, Mr. Darcy lover, holiday themed novels and novellas are abundant. Here are the ones I was able to dig up. Click each image to be taken to the Amazon page for more info and to

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Thanksgiving Games

Are you planning a Thanksgiving party or family gathering? If so, it may help pass the hours while waiting for the turkey to bake if there are plenty of fun activities and games. Here are a few suggestions, some from

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On the Side

Last year I wrote a blog post on the various ways to cook up a turkey for Thanksgiving. You can read that post here: Talkin’ Turkey  However the turkey is cooked, or even if choosing an entrée other than turkey,

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