Smashwords Author’s Give Back Sale

With everything that is going on in the world Smashwords author’s wanted to give back to their readers. As one of those author’s I wanted you all to know about. From now until April 20th thousands of titles are deeply discounted or free on the site. Please come on by and see all the titlesContinue reading “Smashwords Author’s Give Back Sale”

Making Something from Nothing Activity

During this time of no school and social distancing, I dove into my STEM enrichment materials to give you an activity that will get your kids creativity flowing and build something from nothing. Below is my lesson plan I wrote for my enrichment. It is part of a bigger class Inventors Workshop so please excuseContinue reading “Making Something from Nothing Activity”

I didn’t mean to take a six year hiatus from writing

I didn’t mean to take a six year hiatus from writing, I really didn’t. But as you know, life gets in the way of living sometimes. In reality I haven’t written fiction in six years. I have been writing lesson plans for my enrichment classes, which have been really fun. But it isn’t quite theContinue reading “I didn’t mean to take a six year hiatus from writing”

Life Continues During Social Distancing

Today should have been the beginning of Spring Break, which technically it still is.We had plans to go to the Zoo, OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), the library and get things done around the house. Our plans are a little different now but I don’t feel it’s a down grade. Yes, were notContinue reading “Life Continues During Social Distancing”

Cheeseburger Pasta Recipe

Cheeseburger Pasta 1 pound ground beef 1 can Cheddar Cheese Soup 1 can (10 ¾ oz) Tomato Soup ½ cup water 2 cups medium shell pasta (Can also use elbow macaroni ) Cook medium shell pasta per package directions but don’t fully cook. You’ll add them to the other ingredients. Brown ground beef. Drain offContinue reading “Cheeseburger Pasta Recipe”

Week Two Meal Planning

Week Two Dinner Meal Plan with Recipes Welcome to week two of dinner meal planning. I think you and your family will enjoy these meals. Our meals this week are: Chicken Noodle Soup BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Tater Tots Peppers and Sausage with Rice Grilled Cheese / Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches Build YourContinue reading “Week Two Meal Planning”

Week One Dinner Meal Plan with Recipes

Welcome to week one of dinner meal planning. I think you and your family will enjoy these meals. Our meals this week are: Chili Mac Spicy Chicken Salad or Wrap or Sandwich Shrimp and Chorizo Skillet Italian Chicken with Roasted Green Beans, Sauteed Mushrooms and Mashed Potatoes Spaghetti Traditional noodles and Spaghetti Squash “noodles” withContinue reading “Week One Dinner Meal Plan with Recipes”

Buddy V’s Sunday Brunch

When I think Buddy V I have visions of magical treats and delightful cakes. Confections that would make you faint, but savory Italian delights? That’s what you’ll find at his family Italian Restaurant along with Buddy’s treats. We arrived at the buffet right when it opened at 10:30am. The restaurant is a beautiful tribute toContinue reading “Buddy V’s Sunday Brunch”