Elsa’s Stand * Cathryn Hein

  book link When the sudden death of his mother forces outback opal miner Jack Hargreaves home to Wirralong, his plan is simple: mourn his mother, sort out the family farm, and get the hell out of the town that has always hated him. But Elsa O'Donoghue, the beautiful hairdresser with a big heart and [...]

National Aunt and Uncle Day * Recipe

National Aunt and Uncle Day * Recipe

Today is National Aunt and Uncle day !    As a child everyone in the family new that Sunday lunch was served at Aunt Jane's house , Cooked by Uncle Wesley it was a set menu - Chicken & brown gravy with Green Peas . With potato salad  and Biscuits. In honor of those happy times around the table [...]

Cheese and Wine with Cheese Wafers

Today to go with our wine we need Cheese !  But what kind ?    book link From the best-selling author of The Cheese Course comes a new guide to enjoying one of the most basic yet sophisticated culinary delights: cheese and wine. Janet Fletcher leads readers on an international tour of 70 cheeses,exploring the best wine [...]

Louisiana Wine Trail

Today is National Wine and Cheese Day !  A Wednesday worth celebrating. Today I raise a glass to all the local wine makes out there on the .Louisiana Wine Trail.      The enticing green vineyards of Louisiana offer oenophiles (or novice wine enthusiasts) a unique Southern twist on traditional wine profiles.  Visit these Louisiana [...]

Born to be Wilde * Eloisa James

The richest bachelor in England plays matchmaker…for an heiress he wants for himself!  For beautiful, witty Lavinia Gray, there’s only one thing worse than having to ask the appalling Parth Sterling to marry her: being turned down by him. Now the richest bachelor in England, Parth is not about to marry a woman as reckless and fashion-obsessed as [...]

Cupcake Cousin #2 * Summer Showers

At the Library I am celebrating Cousin Day !!  Check it out-       book link   It's summertime, and the Bumpus family is growing! Aunt Rosie and Uncle Jonathan are expecting twins, and the entire family gathers together at Whispering Pines for a baby shower. Willow and Delia's grandmother gives each of her grandchildren [...]