I was recently asked by Shepherd.com to recommend a list of my favorite books set in the same/similar genre as my Double Barrel Mysteries series. I’ve read quite a few books set in Minnesota, Wisconsin, or Michigan on the Banks of Lake Superior or in the Upper Peninsula. These are probably my favorites so far, […]
To stuff or not to stuff
The Turkey stuffing wars you may not have heard about… #CornbreadDressing #Thanksgiving
Random thoughts on a Tuesday
I hate to say it, but summer is nearly over in Minnesota. I’ve seen the signs. The hummingbirds have been drinking nectar from the feeder I put out like tiny vibrating camels, storing up energy for that long flight back to central America. The state fair is in full swing, and leaves are already beginning […]
Happy frugal Independence Day!
This weekend, many of us will be getting together with family and friends, proudly waving the red, white, and blue, grilling hotdogs (or steaks, if you’re a politician and the huge jump in food prices doesn’t affect you), and setting off fireworks to scare all the dogs in the neighborhood. All in the name of […]
A few things you may not know about me… 1. I love God, family, and friends, and I’ve harbored a long-time love affair with Tom Selleck and his contagious laugh. 2. I have an aversion to food items marked “fat-free,” and in spite of what the food pyramid teaches, I stay perfectly healthy with the three C’s: Coffee, Chocolate, and Chinese food. 3. I love to read mystery/suspense with everyday people solving crimes or thrillers with evil serial killers that inevitably get payback in the … Read More about About Barbara