Never Vie for a Viscount by Regina Scott – Book Review, Preview

Never Vie for a Viscount by Regina Scott – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 28, 2018
Book Reviews

Wow! It’s hard to believe this is already the fourth book in the series – the fifth if you count the prequel included in A Yuletide Regency Collection which released in November of this year. I love the way author Regina Scott ties the stories of this series together through […]


My Heart Belongs in the Blue Ridge: Laurel’s Dream by Pepper Basham – Book Review, Preview

My Heart Belongs in the Blue Ridge: Laurel’s Dream by Pepper Basham – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 27, 2018
Book Reviews

Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance. I Corinthians 13:7 Do you have the kind of love that endures? I mean, really, truly lasts through situations that appear hopeless. The kind of love that returns blessing for cursing. The kind of love […]


The Rancher’s Fake Fiancée by Amy Vastine – Book Review, Preview

The Rancher’s Fake Fiancée by Amy Vastine – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 26, 2018
Book Reviews

“That’s my favorite color!” Favorites are important to our society. One of the ways we get to know one another is finding out favorite foods, colors, vacation destinations. Yet when it comes to people, it can hurt when the favorite is not you. I remember when I was in elementary […]


Merry Christmas! How we keep Christ in Christmas

Merry Christmas! How we keep Christ in Christmas

by Phyllis Helton
December 25, 2018
Miscellaneous

As I look around my house, there aren’t many things that scream “It’s Christmas!” according to the typical vision we see on Hallmark movies and such. It’s not that I don’t have a tree, I have a lovely artificial one in the attic and really beautiful ornaments in the closet. […]


Ordinary Snowflakes by Jennifer Rodewald – Book Review, Preview

Ordinary Snowflakes by Jennifer Rodewald – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 24, 2018
Book Reviews

I struggle with feelings of inadequacy. Not every minute of every day, but they are certainly there more than they should be. Failures, things I should have done, things I shouldn’t have, not having the appearance I wish I had. The list goes on and on and on. I know […]





Wait For Me by Susan May Warren – Book Review, Preview

Wait For Me by Susan May Warren – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 20, 2018
Book Reviews

Despite the fact that we had a very good fence around our backyard when I was growing up, our dogs were master escape artists. They apparently loved the wide open spaces and would wander far from our house whenever they were able to sneak out. My parents would then have […]