Posts Categorized: Plain Talk Blog

Kitchen Tables, Recipe, and Four-book Giveaway!

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Kitchen Tables ~ Almost all of us have some type of kitchen table. I picked out my first kitchen table over thirty-five years ago. As a young married woman with no children, I thought the style and color of the table itself was important. But I learned that many of the best parts of life… Read more »

Dreams by author Cara Putman

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Hello, readers! I hope you have enjoyed your Christmas and New Year holidays! This week’s blog is a guest post from writer friend Cara Putman. Cara is the author of 17 Christian fiction books, including her latest Shadowed By Grace, which just released on January 1st! After Cara shares a reflection on dreams and writing,… Read more »

Special Christmas Giveaway!

Blog Giveaway for 10-22-13 Three Hardback C-novellas take two

Update: This giveaway is over. The winners are Gail and Laurie. Congratulations, you have each won a set of Christmas in Apple Ridge hardcover novellas! I hope you are staying warm and safe during this very cold December! For this week’s blog giveaway, I’m going to draw TWO winners, each will receive a three-book set… Read more »

7 Tips for Celebrating Christmas Like the Amish

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Update: This giveaway is over. The winner is Fraulein Adkins. Congratulations, Fraulein, you have won a framed print of an Amish painting from Rachel’s Country Store! It’s December and reminders of Christmas are everywhere! I’m often asked about how the Amish celebrate holidays such as Christmas. A few weeks ago, I shared a post titled… Read more »

Cooking with a Toddler, Soft Pretzel Recipe, and a Giveaway

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Update: This giveaway is over. The winner is Catherine Helmick. Congratulations, Catherine, you have won an autographed copy of The Dawn of Christmas and a bar of oatmeal and honey soap! Hello, readers! This is Erin, Cindy’s daughter-in-law. Since she doesn’t have a staff, I try to help her when I can with behind-the-scenes stuff… Read more »