Happy Holidays!

SCLLC snOMan

Hope you have a beautiful holiday and a healthy, happy new year :) See you in 2014! … [Read more...]

Monday’s Mantra: Ho Ho OM!

holiday yoga

Keep calm and yoga on! Okay, it's not a well-known mantra, but it's my mantra for this month. 'Tis the season to be jolly - and busy. Holiday cards, parties, company, deadlines, travel, and all that good stuff can be add up to stress. Even if you don't have a regular yoga practice, take a moment for … [Read more...]

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Santa doing yoga by Geoff Muskett

  So that's how Santa gets down all those chimneys so easily ;) Card by Geoff Muskett. … [Read more...]

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 4 of the 12 Days of Cherries Giveaway: An E-Book!

Cherries in Winter

I'm still celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the release of Cherries in Winter - by giving away gifts! Today's present: the e-book version of Cherries :) All you have to do to win is be the first person to leave a comment on my blog. When you do, please specify your e-reading device: Kindle, … [Read more...]

Day 3 of the 12 Days of Cherries: Softcover Giveaway!

Cherries in Winter softcover

More gifts! More gifts! Today's gift giveaway: the softcover version of Cherries in Winter, with added chapters and recipes. Sweet! First person to leave a comment on the blog is the winner! xx, S     Rules: Void where prohibited. You must be at least 18 years old to enter, … [Read more...]

Day 2 of the 12 Days of Cherries Giveaway: Audiobook!

Cherries in Winter on audiobook

Today's prize is the audio version of Cherries in Winter - perfect for people who like to listen to books while they travel or work out. Or maybe you know someone who has a vision impairment who likes hearing their prose. Either way, I've got one copy of Cherries in Winter: My Family's Recipe for … [Read more...]

Cherries in Winter: The First Chapter

Cherries, chapter 1!

As part of my 3rd anniversary celebration of Cherries in Winter, and as a teaser for those gifts I mentioned (coming soon; stay tuned!), here is the first chapter of Cherries. I hope you enjoy it, and please leave a comment to let me know what you think! CHERRIES IN WINTER: CHAPTER 1 January … [Read more...]