Month: April 2021

From The Oldies Vault: Happy Music

Spring is in the air – summer is right around the corner – things in general are looking “up!” Time to step into the Oldies Vault for some Happy Music! The Blackbyrds were an American rhythm and blues/jazz-funk fusion group hailing from Washington, DC in 1973. They are...

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Murder At The Beacon Bakeshop by Darci Hannah

Murder At The Beacon Bakeshop by Darci Hannah is the first in her new Beacon Bakeshop Mystery series. This is one of my favorite new series debuts – ever! Lindsey Bakewell is a successful investment banker in NYC. But then she finds out that her upscale restaurant owner/fiance...

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Experi-MINT

There’s an overwhelming freshness when it comes to spring!  While I love the sweet fragrances of hyacinths and lilies of the valley that fill the air, there’s something soothing and wonderful when it comes to the smell of fresh mint plants. With so many varieties of mint...

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Shoes To Die For by Laura Levine

I had a really lousy week – in fact, I was downright miserable. I found myself up at 3 a.m. not only with insomnia, but with a severe attitude problem. So I decided to go downstairs into my private library and pick out something appropriate to read. There’s nothing like...

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Before She Was Helen by Caroline B. Cooney

International Bestselling author, Caroline B. Cooney brings us another riveting tale, Before She Was Helen. It’s about a woman, Helen, who has lived much of her life in two different worlds. She’s a senior citizen now, but oh my, how different things were back in the...

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An Old Hat Can Become A Bird’s New Nest

Spring is here and birds are anxiously scoping out places to build their nests.  Here’s an idea for not only recycling, but helping our feathered friends. After our mother passed on, we were left with a lot of her clothing and other personal items. Among those items were...

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