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Review:: Wedding cake Murder by Joanne Fluke (Hannah Swenson #19)

Hannah finds herself preparing for a quick wedding AND a televised baking competition in Joanne Fluke’s Wedding Cake Murder. The 19th book in Fluke’s ongoing series about a cookie maker/sleuth based in Lake Eden, Minnesota. Hannah preps her youngest sister as her assistant and finds out a relative has some details about one of the celebrity chef judges that will help Hannah win the competition.

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading?

Each Monday, The Book Date asks what we’re reading…  Please visit the site to link up your current list and hold yourself accountable. Also, you can visit some great blogs who are also doing this meme… It’s pretty awesome.

Guess what I read this week? I read SIX Books (reviews to come this and next week). I read 4 electronic and 2 physical books.

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Shiny and Sparkly: Geek Jewelry and OLW 2017

As I mentioned earlier this month, my One Little Word for 2017 is Rebel. And I ended up picking up a piece of jewelry that will allow me to have a tangible link to the word when I wear it! Enter Kay Jeweler’s Charmed Memories Bracelet and charm

I can confirm that my stuff was on clearance,

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Free Mixed Media Workshop with Jane Davenport

Jane Davenport, a mixed media artist I have admired for a while, is having a free mixed media workshop to showcase her collaboration with American Crafts, sold at Michaels. How cool is that? I saw the collection at the Michael’s store, thanks to a Facebook group and proceeded to go with my ever suffering husband (he’s posing with Meowth) and got some supplies.

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AlwaysReiding_ComeAwaywithMeCome Away with Me by Kristen Proby (Seattle series #1)

Natalie is a happy photographer, focused on creating shots she can frame to sell at local businesses and having a couples boudoir business, when she is accosted taking photos on the beach. Luke thinks she is taking pictures of him, and as an intensely private person, he doesn’t like the idea of ANYONE taking his photo. A few steamy hot sessions of intimacy later,

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Review:: Peach Cobbler Murder by Joanne Fluke (Hannah Swenson #7)

The Cookie Jar, Hannah Swenson’s cookie business, is in trouble when a new bakery moves in across the street. They are undercutting the prices on everything and taking away customers. Worst of all, the bakery is the brainchild of her ‘enemy’ and rival for Mike’s attention, Shawna Lee. It’s being financed by Shawna Lee’s widowed sister, who is fiancing the ENTIRE operation for a year.

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading?

Each Monday, The Book Date asks what we’re reading…  Please visit the site to link up your current list and hold yourself accountable. Also, you can visit some great blogs who are also doing this meme… It’s pretty awesome.

How are you doing? So far, 2017 has been good, I just think it has been FILLED with activities.

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Review:: Sugar Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke (Hannah Swenson #6)

Hannah Swenson is busy readying the recipes for the town cookbook to worry about the season. That is, until the night of the taste test at the city’s annual holiday party. While she’s telling everyone else to eat, Hannah isn’t doing much eating. She’s drawn to finding out the story behind a resident’s new wife–until the wife ends up dead outside,

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Review:: Fudge Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke (Hannah Swenson #5)

I have been able to get through quite a few of these quickly, and I am happy that I have about 15 more to get through!

Hannah Swenson finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation involving her brother in law, Bill. When the Sheriff Bill is running against ends up dead (and clutching a dessert Hannah made),

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January 2017 Monthly Goals

It’s January and that means it is a whole new year–full of promise and possibility. And, also a lot of stuff that needs to happen. Enter My So-Called Chaos and A Peek at Karen’s World–two sites who host a monthly linky party about GOAL SETTING… The list part of me loves this. I like actionables. I like them so much I even give them to other people at work.

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