Category Archives: Healthy Living

Victory! I reached my #WeightWatchers goal! #HealthyLifestyle #HealthyEating

Last week I finally met my weight loss goal to lose 10 pounds (actually 10.5). I joined Weight Watcher’s on May 22, 2017 and reached my goal on November 6, 2017. It took 5 ½ months—that’s less than a ½ … Continue reading

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My favorite recipe for Thanksgiving leftovers….

Mm…turkey leftovers. I love Thanksgiving dinner, and the second best part is the leftovers. One of my favorite recipes is this one from Cooking Light magazine: White Bean and Turkey Chili 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 cups diced yellow onion … Continue reading

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Romance Cooks: Mark whips it up in the kitchen in Body Politics…

For many people, cooking is an act of love. In Body Politics, Mark is tough, macho man who spanks, but he is quite smitten by the heroine Stephanie Gordon. When she mentions how much she likes crab cakes, he whips … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving treat: Sweet Potato Puff

When I was a kid, my family always served the marshmallow-topped-yams thing with the Thanksgiving turkey. Then as an adult I discovered this recipe for a pecan-topped “Sweet Potato Puff.” Say goodbye marshmallows! I haven’t made another kind since, and … Continue reading

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What I did on my day off…

I write seven days a week. Yesterday, I took the day off. I did a little tweeting and read a few blogs, but I deliberately didn’t write. In the previous two months, I finished and submitted two manuscripts, worked on … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favorite things…

Oprah has her favorite things; I have mine. I thought I’d take a break from blogging about erotic romance to share a few of them. For the record, I have no personal stake in any of these companies, I just … Continue reading

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I write…therefore I walk

Last year I walked more than 1,500 miles. What does walking have to do with writing? For most authors and other people with sedentary jobs, nothing. But it should. When I’m on a roll and the words are flowing (or … Continue reading

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