Vintage Friday: Scottish Breakfast 1789 by Flossie Benton Rogers

Vintage Friday: Scottish Breakfast 1789 by Flossie Benton Rogers

Landscapes & Nature

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With history being made in Scotland today, however the vote goes, we can’t help but to start off with a good hearty Scottish breakfast. I can envision poet Robbie Burns sitting down to enjoy such pleasing fare during one of his countryside travels in 1789. Although nutritious and filling, this breakfast is of the lighter variety in that it’s not a full Scottish…

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Mythic Monday: Virgo the Virgin by Flossie Benton Rogers

Mythic Monday: Virgo the Virgin by Flossie Benton Rogers

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On the Wheel of the Year, we now approach the rejoicing of harvest time and the autumn equinox. The constellation on the horizon is Virgo, from the Latin word for virgin. Its image is that of a goddess holding a palm branch in her right hand and a sheaf or ear of wheat in her left. The Latin word in question also has the connotation of independence and self-sufficiency. The…

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Vintage Friday: Snickdoodles 1902 by Flossie Benton Rogers

Vintage Friday: Snickdoodles 1902 by Flossie Benton Rogers

A&Avalentinesday2013My grandboys ages 7 and 5 are my Snickerdoodles, and this post is to give a shout out to them. They are smart, sweet, rambunctious, and true cookie lovers.

Although the word Snickerdoodle did not come into fashion until the early 20th century, treats with similar ingredients such as flour, spice, and sometimes nuts and dried fruits go back to Roman times. Such little cakes and cookies were…

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Stop by and see how Kenzie Michaels got started writing SciFi Romance and what it has to do with the delectable Hans Solo!

Author on Board: Flossie Benton Rogers Welcomes Kenzie Michaels

Author on Board: Flossie Benton Rogers Welcomes Kenzie Michaels

KenzieMichaelsMollyDanielsHeartsLastChance_Draft2Please welcome fabulous author Kenzie Michaels! She’s here to tell us about her new SciFi Romance entitled Heart’s Last Chance coming out from Secret Cravings Publishing and how she got started in the genre.

Good morning! Ever wonder how a romance author gets her ideas? Well, for this author, it all began back in 1978, when I ‘swore’ I would ‘never’ see the new movie, Star Wars. My best friend…

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Tuesday Tales: Lord of Fire 9-9-2014 by Flossie Benton Rogers

Tuesday Tales: Lord of Fire 9-9-2014 by Flossie Benton Rogers

RibbonTUESDAY TALES – Each week a group of authors bands together to share snippets of our works in progress. Visit the other fabulous authors. My excerpt comes from Lord of Fire – Wytchfae 5, coming out in a couple of months and starring warrior hero Gabriel Hawk and Wytchfae heroine Garnet McAnna. In this scene Gabriel and a fae familiar named Angel discuss events surrounding the Garnet’s…

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More than might, right, and fight.

More than might, right, and fight.

Mythic Monday: 6 Surprising Truths about Thor’s Hammer by Flossie Benton Rogers

Mythic Monday: 6 Surprising Truths about Thor’s Hammer by Flossie Benton Rogers

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In the long ago Viking Age, Thor became the most revered of the Norse gods, even greater than his father, Odin. Whereas Odin came across as remote and kingly, Thor acted as a friend to peasants as well as to wealthy landowners. He was the god of justice and the common people. He served as protector to the…

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