Category Archives: Socializing

Don’t Just Accessorize, Glamourize!

Hi there, guys and dolls! Every now and then, it’s a good idea for a gal to discover some new little tricks and tips to keep the glamour game going. This week, yours truly is sharing some gems of my … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Magic

Hi there, guys and dolls! As writers, my girls Andrea and Heather make things up. They pull ideas out of what seems like thin air, making up tales of trails that twist along and lead somewhere. There is plenty of … Continue reading

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I Wonder About Them

Hi there, guys and dolls! Hope your summer has been going along swimmingly. Yours truly has been having such a fantabulous one, I’m always up to something. Which makes me think about my Santa Lucians in my Poppy Cove Mysteries and what they do. Everyone’s … Continue reading

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Now Where was I?

Hi there, guys and dolls! Well, I’m happy to report that both of my girls are feeling pretty darn fine these days and have had a celebratory break after the most interesting year they have had. They never really stopped … Continue reading

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Remember, that Thing does more than just Hold Up your Hat

Hi there, guys and dolls! You know, there is a lot of hot air around these days and I’m not just talking about the warm summer breezes. My girls and I have been reading so many of the posts and … Continue reading

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Mabel, do you Think we Should Call the Police or Something?

Hi there, guys and dolls! My alter egos Andrea and Heather have such a fun time writing my Poppy Cove Mysteries for me. Personally, I really like taking the credit and limelight for it. They let me, so it all works … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Salute

Hi there, guys and dolls! One of the favorite special occasions is right around the corner. Mother’s Day is something we all should share and celebrate, from the perspective of mother and/or child. Mothers do so much for the future … Continue reading

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The Week That Was…

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Whew, well the girls have given me quite the week.  Sit back and I’ll tell you all about it.  Oh, and for those of you who didn’t hear the news, the blog posts have changed … Continue reading

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Finishing Up My Greatest Escape Ever!

Hi there, guys and dolls!   Well, hasn’t that been a wonderful couple of weeks.  I must say though, I’m ready to park the Edsel and hang up my girdle for a spell.  The girls have one more outing for me on … Continue reading

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Nanci Takes 5 with Barbara Jean

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Can you believe that the new year is right around the corner?  It seems like Christmas was just a few days ago… oh wait, it was.  What was in that egg nog anyway?  Anyhoo, so … Continue reading

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