Day Eight: Giveaway with Judy Merrill

Christmas traditons All celebrations in my family centred around food. One of the staples of the dinner was baked sweet potatoes. And invariably my mom would burn the thin ones. Another staple was the Christmas Pudding which would be topped with whipped cream. There is quite a tradition of overdoing the whipped cream and even […]

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Posted December 8, 2009 by Stormi in Uncategorized / 8 Comments

It’s Monday! What are you reading?

Welcome to this weeks It’s Monday! What are you reading? a meme started by J. Kaye’s Book Blog. She has a Mr. Linky set up so that you can view all sorts of bloggers and what they are reading. Its a great way to also learn about some books you might not have heard of as […]

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Posted December 7, 2009 by Stormi in Uncategorized / 5 Comments

Day Seven: Giveaway with Margaret Daley

A Special Christmas Moment I think one of the special Christmas moments I looked back fondly on was the one where my parents had a open house every Christmas Eve. Friends and relatives (children included) visited, laughed, talked and ate. My mother cooked for days and put out quite a feast for the guests. She […]

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Posted December 7, 2009 by Stormi in Uncategorized / 38 Comments

Day Six: Giveaway with Linda Swift

A CHRISTMAS FAR FROM HOME My husband and I were living in Kingston-upon-Hull, a city in North Yorkshire, England when the holidays approached a few years ago. We had visited the States the first of December and celebrated early with our family so we would be spending Christmas in our flat on Victoria Dock overlooking […]

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Posted December 6, 2009 by Stormi in Uncategorized / 22 Comments

Saturday mailbox raid

Its  that time again, lets take a look at what I got in my mail box this week. In my mailbox is a weekly meme created by The Story Siren. I got a few good ones this week: Bought: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater The Maze Runner by James Dashner Got a couple books for my […]

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Posted December 6, 2009 by Stormi in Uncategorized / 12 Comments

Fantasy Book Challenge

Royal Reviews is hosting a Fantasy Book Challenge for 2010, and this is a genre that I have been trying to be more open about. I am not a huge fantasy person so I thought maybe this challenge would allow me to try out some books from this genre. If you want to join in […]

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Posted December 5, 2009 by Stormi in Uncategorized / 2 Comments