Taking Five for the People Behind the Scenes of Vintage
Today I’m over at The Debutante Ball, where I blog every Wednesday, talking about the people who helped make my debut novel, VINTAGE, possible. Here’s a sneak preview: It takes more than one person to write a novel, and any author who doesn’t admit that is either lying or an egomaniac. In my case, it took a whole lot of people for VINTAGE to go from a glimmer of an idea to a manuscript to a real-life book that hits bookstores in March. Here are five of them, or five categories of people, since I couldn’t actually narrow it down to just five individuals. First, there was my very patient husband,…
Crock Pot Recipe: West African Spicy Peanut Stew
I love to cook, but lately finding the time between work, writing and parenting has been a challenge. Enter, crock pot. I’ve been trying out a lot of crock pot recipes lately for weeknight dinners. I prep the ingredients the night before, after my son is in bed, and stick them in a ziplock bag in the fridge overnight. Then, the next morning, I dump the bag into the crock pot, turn it on the “low” setting, and leave for work. When I get home, it’s ready to eat and there’s no need to hem and haw over what to make for dinner. This spicy vegetarian West African-style recipe is…
Vintage for the Wee Ones
I'm a sucker for a kid in a classic sailor suit or shortalls.
Pin This: A Revisionist Recipe
The succulent vegetables and fluffy rice in the photos seem about as attainable as your pre-pregnancy pants.