Tag Archives: California

The Girl Means the World to Us…

Hi there guys and dolls, Andrea and Heather here. Slowly but surely we’ve been getting back to Barbara Jean’s Poppy Cove Mysteries set in her beloved Santa Lucia. From what we’ve seen in recent news, its alternative reality of Santa … Continue reading

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Thanks be to you, Lisa!

Hi there, guys and dolls! Today, I’m tooting my own horn a little (now cut that out, it’s not dirty… 😉 ) and share with you what a respected and prolific blogger/reviewer had to say about my Poppy Cove Mysteries. … Continue reading

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Finding Treasure

Hi there, guys and dolls! Today, Andrea and Heather are taking over the blog, writing about one of their favorite things about telling my tales – research. As our followers know, our Poppy Cove Mysteries are set in the late … Continue reading

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Sally Takes 5 with Barbara Jean

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Well, there goes another month.  Time’s just flying, isn’t it?  Christmas is right around the corner, which also means it’s not too early to don a sprig of mistletoe in the front of your pillbox … Continue reading

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Do I Have a Couple of Days for You!

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Today, I’m California Dreaming.  I’d like to share with you a few  of my favorite places and things to do in the Santa Barbara region.  Andrea and Heather, the two behind yours truly, Barbara Jean … Continue reading

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