Showing posts from May, 2016

12 Colonial Recipes FREE!

We are so excited to let ya'll know that DAWN OF LIBERTY is now available for Pre-Order! I'm also giddy that we have a wonderful BONUS for those of you who order before June 2nd. Here's the details.  Get a taste of history with these 12 delicious Colonial recipes, straight from Samuel Adams and his compatriots! Order Dawn of Liberty before June 2, and forward your pre-order receipt to to get your FREE copy of these 12 recipes! Recipes Included: *Poor Man's Onion Soup *Widow Jones' Apple Pie *Breakfast Hoe Cakes *Farmhouse Venison Roast *Sauteed Garden Turnips *Betsy's Boston Beans *Colonial Cocoa *Chicken Roly-Poly *Stewed Cucumbers and Onions *Christmas Apple Breakfast *Butter Crust *Drippings Gravy Here's the link to pre-order on Amazon: Or Pre-Order an autographed Paperback from the General Store!

Spinsters with Famous Husbands

I'm blogging over at the Heroes, Heroines and History Blog!   Research turns up a lot of interesting facts. I guess that's one of the reasons I love it so much. While researching my family genealogy, I was looking at some passenger ship lists of immigrants coming to America. On the logs, they listed the passenger's occupation. On one page, I noticed that several ladies who were listed as "Spinsters." Hmm. I looked to see how old these gals were...early twenties. Double hmm. This information hailed much teasing from my siblings since I will be turning 25 on Sunday (And yes, I still live at home in true Jane Austen style. ;). So, I decided to do some research and turn up some "spinster" ladies who married famous and influential men in history. I figured it would be fun to share with ya'll as I commemorate having lived a quarter of a century on earth. Read the full post here: