Do you read on kobo? Get 40% off!

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You’re in luck, because you can get the first book in the series for your kids at 40% off . . . from August 19 to 23, 2021! Trouble With Parsnips is about speaking up–in the nick of time! Inspired by that feeling all soft-spoken children know: you have the right answer, but you can’t […]

Get a hilarious adventure for your kids on GooglePlay Books!

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Do you read on GooglePlay? May is the time to go blissfully astray . . . in a vegetable garden, on a hike, or in a fun children’s book! GooglePlay Books has a giveaway for the first book in the Seven Kingdoms Fairy Tale series! Have you been meaning to give this one a try? […]

Happy Birthday to the Queen! (And to a brand new winter squash!)

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It’s a brand-new, baby squash seedling! Hooray!!! Why all the excitement? I don’t know how things are going at your house, but I re-planted three times this year. I’d given up hope. Wishing you lots of hope this summer–we’re getting lots of chances to re-plant our lives in 2020! May they bear good fruit for […]

A magical gift for you!

“Trouble At The Christmas Fair” is free at online booksellers during the holidays! It’s perfect for ages nine to twelve. (December 2019 through a little bit of January 2020.) Get your magic here. TROUBLE AT THE CHRISTMAS FAIR Eleven-year-old Prince Nero has got his hands full! His royal mother wants to solve their kingdom’s money […]

Another Veggie of the Week Challenge: Romanesco to the Rescue! Plus A Giveaway!

After years of studying chronic disease epidemiology, I’m convinced that vegetables are hugely important (And delicious.) But. . . .when I’m writing a story, I forget how much I like healthy food. Soooooooo. . . . Each week, I’ve been celebrating a vegetable in a Half-way Healthy supper. GIVEAWAY NEWSFLASH Until December 3rd, you can […]