Cindy Woodsmall

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I'm so glad you decided to stop by my website. I never imagined when my first book was published in 2006 that connecting with readers would become my favorite part of writing. I hope you'll take a relaxing breath and a sip of your favorite drink, then spend some time getting to know my books and me. And I'd be pleased if you'd connect with me so I can get to know you as well.

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Featured Posts:

Contribution from freelance writer ~ Tomatoes: A Guide to Growing the Healthiest of Foods

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  Today, I have a contribution from a freelance writer named Jackie. It is all about growing tomatoes. Even if the Amish don’t farm vegetables for profit, most have a garden to feed their family. This information could be helpful to many of you who are interested in gardening for yourselves.  ~Cindy Tomatoes: A Guide to… Read more »

Twelve Months of Blue Skies Month Four and Giveaway

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The Tide I recently went on a week-long trip to the Georgia coast with my middle son, daughter-in-law, and three of my grandchildren.   It’s hard to get a picture of the vastness of the sand and water. We stayed on East Beach on St. Simon’s Island, where more and more sand is washing from… Read more »

Twelve Months of Blue Skies ~ Month One and Giveaway

Blue skies, smilin’ at me Nothin’ but blues skies do I see Bluebirds singing a song Nothin’ but bluebirds all day long Never saw the sun shinin’ so bright Never saw things lookin’ so right Noticin’ the days hurryin’ by When you’re in love, my how they fly Blue days, all of them gone Nothin’… Read more »

Recent Posts:

Dogs I Have Loved ~ Dog Cookie Recipe and Giveaway

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**Updates: We received this link from a reader with ELEVEN awesome recipes! Check it out by clicking the image below, as there may be an even better recipe for your dog’s specific dietary needs. All the recipes look easy and fun.  The winner of the autographed copies of The Sound of Sleigh Bells, The Christmas Singing, The… Read more »

Raising Awareness in October (and a giveaway)

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October is “awareness month” for many important things: breast cancer, liver cancer, Down syndrome, pregnancy and infant loss, and domestic violence are just a few that I know about. But I want to talk about a cause that has affected our family personally in the past year: dwarfism (also known as skeletal dysplasia). This collection… Read more »

Three Places I’d Like to Be ~ Annual Quilt Giveaway

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Update: We have a winner of an autographed copy of “The Angel of Forest Hill” and of the Amish-made quilt. Congrats to Donna K of North Carolina! And to all of you . . . thank you so much for participating. I wish I had time to respond to every post, both here on my… Read more »

Little Cooks in the Kitchen ~ Recipe and Christmas Novella Giveaway

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*Winners of the giveaway are Louise start of e-mail address is edl…) and Juanita (start of e-mail address is ser…). Ladies, you should’ve received an e-mail from me already. I look forward to hearing from you soon. ♥           Mixing chocolate, cream cheese, and other ingredients into a bowl, Rose breathed… Read more »

Giveaway. Release Day for “Fraying at the Edge”

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*THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the giveaway and helped to get the word out about the release of Fraying at the Edge.  Congratulations to Alison of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania! She’s our winner of the giveaway. She’s won an autographed copy of Ties That Bind and Fraying at the Edge as well as an… Read more »