IndieBRAG Holiday Blog Hop

I have joined indieBRAG Medallion honorees for the month of December, on  http://www.bragmedallion.com/, for  this Christmas Blog Hop. Participating authors will share tales of Christmas traditions and more. Enjoy! And Happy Holidays to you! Traditions… Dad worked on the Christmas tree lot for the Optimists Club every year, selling beautiful and fresh-smelling pines and cedars. He could have…

traditions – Mom’s lasagna

Yesterday, the meat sauce. Today, Mom’s lasagna… 1 box lasagna noodles (this works fine with the oven ready variety, too) 1 lb. cottage¹ cheese (or ricotta) 8 oz. grated mozzarella 8 oz. grated mild cheddar 1 or 2 eggs spaghetti sauce 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning Fresh grated Parmesan Cook the lasagna noodles according to package…

Mom’s spaghetti sauce

Originally posted on Charlene Newcomb:
I mentioned some family traditions in my post last week. That made me think about Mom’s spaghetti sauce recipe. That’s what I call it. She called it her “meat sauce” recipe. I had to dig through old recipe files to find my copy of it. I was in near-panic mode…

And so ends 2012…

Snow is falling outside my window. I’m wrapped in layers, a blanket over my lap. Nice and snug. I’m working on my historical fiction novella, the tale of two knights’ journey during  the Third Crusade. Henry & Stephan are on their way home now. It’s snowing in the mountains. They are in enemy territory in…