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PUMPKIN SPICE UP YOUR LIFE cover reveal
I’m thrilled to finally be able to share the fabulously fall-ish cover for my ninth foodie book for Scholastic, Pumpkin Spice Up Your Life. The...
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Valentine's Day "I'm Glaze-y For You" Donut Recipe
It’s almost Valentine’s Day! Where I live in the Northeast, February can be a dreary month. Comfort food and sweet treats are a great way...
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Middle-Grade Authors Suzanne Nelson and Janae Marks at Elm Street Books in New Canaan, CT
Happy February, Foodie Readers! Have I got a wonderful new book recommendation for you! Fellow middle-grade author Janae Marks has just released her debut novel,...
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I Cherry-sh You Custard Pie Recipe
Today is National Pie Day, so I’m posting a new pie recipe inspired by my novel, I Only Have Pies For You. I admit to...
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YOU'RE BACON ME CRAZY under development for possible movie
I’m thrilled to announce that You’re Bacon Me Crazy, one of my middle-grade foodie novels for Scholastic, is under development as a possible film with...
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Holly Jolly House from HOT COCOA HEARTS
The memories are vivid. December weather in Southern California rarely fell below freezing temperatures, but there was still a crisp nip in the air as...
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Make Your Own Fairy House
My daughter asked for a fairy house for Christmas. She was very specific that it should be two stories and be made from a tree...
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You Were Mint for Me Hot Cocoa Recipe
It’s the holiday season. Snow is falling. The air is crisp and cold. The smell of cinnamon and fresh pine needles fills my house. This...
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Decorative Glass Cloche with Dried Flowers
Writing can be an intense and tiring job. It requires a lot of mental endurance and also a LOT of sitting. When I need a...
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