12.12.12: It’s the End of the Contest!

Kindle holiday gift

It's 12.12.12, the date the Mayans predicted was the end of the Cherries in Winter Kindle giveaway. (Okay, their prediction was a little more dire, but I prefer to look at the bright side.) You have until 5 pm EST today to enter to win a Kindle, pre-loaded with Cherries in Winter: My Family's Recipe … [Read more...]

Good Advice for the Holidays from…Yoda?

Yoda Calm You Will Keep

The holidays are great, but they should come with some sort of a warning about how not to get crazed by the shopping and prep. Just this morning, a friend of mine was lamenting her lack of joie de vivre to the world, and how her holidays were low on the ho-ho-ho - all because of heavy shopping for … [Read more...]

Cherries in Winter Holiday Giveaway!

Cherries in Winter Christmas tree!

It's the most wonderful time of the year - and the busiest. Like you, I'm running around trying to get ready for the holidays while working (revisions on my novel Beach Glass, some other cool projects involving yoga - stay tuned!) and still recovering from Sandy. The joy of the holidays can really … [Read more...]

Day 5! Free Book! Yay!

Today's giveaway is the hardcover version of Cherries in Winter, and all you have to do to win is be the first person to leave a comment on my blog. If you don't win today, follow me on Twitter and Facebook for your chance to win more books, and even a Kindle! xx, S Rules: Void where … [Read more...]

Day 1 of the 12 Days of Cherries Giveaway!!

Cherries in Winter

The 3rd anniversary of Cherries in Winter continues - and what better way to celebrate an anniversary in December than with holiday gifts? Starting today, I'll be giving away 12 copies of Cherries in Winter - one of them on a Kindle! Here's how the contest works: * Starting today and over the … [Read more...]

Eat Greens, Win Greenback$!

My mom with her pet calf Rosebud on the farm in Saratoga Springs.

I just got a very cool email from the North American Vegetarian Society full of great "who knew?" info. First, I didn't even know the North American Vegetarian Society existed! Well color me schooled. Second, NAVS tells me that October is Vegetarian Awareness Month. Not to take anything away … [Read more...]