Category Archives: Blessings of Christmas

A Short Story for Christmas!

Hi Everyone! I would like to share a short story I wrote two years ago which I hope to publish in a collection of stories next year. I have since written three more short stories and hope to add six … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Book 3 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series!

Best Book in the Category of YOUNG ADULT  Davey & Derek Junior Detectives: The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant Janice Spina What a wonderful early Christmas present! Book 3, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant: Davey & Derek … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

  Welcome to my home for Christmas! I thought it would be fun to share my decorations with you. For the past few years we haven’t put up a tree. It has become quite difficult to carry the 10 foot … Continue reading

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A Few Chuckles to Ease the Stress of the Holidays!

To help ease the stress of the holidays please enjoy these for some  much needed chuckles. They were sent to me by my friend, Steve. I found this timely, because today I was in a store that sells sunglasses, and … Continue reading

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Do You Believe in Christmas?

I had to write today as busy as I am with preparations for Christmas to emphasize the importance of believing in this sacred holiday. I know that not everyone is Catholic or celebrates Christmas but for those of you who … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

A quick post to wish all my readers, followers and dear friends a blessed Christmas. Christmas is the time of year When we all need to be with family and friends who are dear To celebrate the birth of Christ … Continue reading

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My Christmas List of Blessings

I thought it was time to send this beautiful, emotional and heartfelt poem around once again for Christmas in order that more readers would be able to see it. A long-time friend of mine, who I haven’t seen in ages … Continue reading

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