Saturday, April 23, 2016

CHAPPY DEBBIE'S WEEK-IN-REVIEW!

SHIP'S LOG

               What I spied from the deck of me ship
                          April 16th-April 22nd 


Ahoy Mateys! Welcome aboard, find yerself a nice spot on the deck and enjoy.

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Dog, Dogue De Bordeaux, Mastiff, Bordeaux, Burgundy



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MEET THE AUTHOR
ERICA VETSCH


Erica Vetsch is a transplanted Kansan now residing in Minnesota. She loves history and romance, and is blessed to be able to combine the two by writing historical romances. Whenever she's not immersed in fictional worlds, she's the company bookkeeper for the family lumber business, mother of two, wife to a man who is her total opposite and soul-mate, and avid museum patron.


You can check out Erica and all of her books HERE

This week I am giving away a copy of The Cactus Creek Challenge, written by Erica. Here is a little something about the book:


 Anything he can do, I can do better. At least that was what Cassie Bucknell thought before she pinned on Ben Wilder’s badge and took to patrolling the streets of Cactus Creek, Texas. Cassie has been in love with Ben since primer school, but Ben treats her like a little sister. When they are picked to swap jobs for a month as part of the annual Cactus Creek Challenge in their Texas hometown, the schoolhouse is thrown into an uproar, the jail becomes a temporary bank vault, and Cassie and Ben square off in a battle of wills that becomes a battle for their hearts.

ENTER TO WIN A COPY BY FOLLOWING THE INSTRUCTIONS IN THE GIVEAWAY SECTION BELOW.
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                             MOVIES & TV

AIN'T YA NEVER SEEN A WESTERN?  


Recently, the Butler and I were given an antennae for our tv. Now, we can get local channels including MeTV. The Butler loves the old western television series. I can watch them, but I can't help but laugh at some of the dialogue and actors. White men pretending to be Indians and Mexicans is the funniest thing I've seen so far. I know that actors were scarce in those days, but really? They could at least try a bit harder to make them look realistic. I guess it's doing what it's meant to do...entertain. Definitely makes me laugh. A small list of the shows I am referring to include Bonanza, Big Valley, The Rifleman and Gunsmoke. 




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NEWS:
This week marks the death of the singer PRINCE. I've never really followed his singing, even though he was from my era, but I could see how important his music was to others. It's sad whenever anyone dies at such a young age. May his soul rest in peace.

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This week I want to introduce the FICTION ADDICTION FIX blog. This blog helps in 3 ways: Helps you find free books, helps you advertise your giveaways and helps authors gain new readers. It has a lot to offer, so head over and see what's on the menu today! Take your time and look around, you never know what will be on this blog from day to day.

Check it out  HERE

NOTE: You cannot enter any giveaways directly on the Fiction Addiction Fix blog, you must go to the links provided.





















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Cooking, Cook, Coffee, Figures, Funny, Chef'S Hat, Cup

                           SHIP'S GALLEY:

                  CARAMEL SNICKERDOODLES
 INGREDIENTS:

-1 tube of crescent roll dough

-Caramel candies - one for each doodle
-1 cup of cinnamon/sugar

DIRECTIONS:


-Wrap one caramel in each crescent roll and make it in to a ball. Roll it in the cinnamon sugar.
-Place them onto a baking sheet about 1″ or so apart
-Bake them at 350 degrees for about 12 minutes, or until they’re firm and slightly puffy.
-Serve warm and Enjoy!


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GIVEAWAY!!!! 

Like I mentioned above, I am giving away a copy of THE CACTUS CREEK CHALLENGE to one of my commenters. If you want to be entered to win this book, leave a comment below with your email address. (US residents only, sorry) Winner will be announced in my next blog post. 


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THE WINNER BE........
                                

CONGRATULATIONS to DIANNE CASEY for winning one of Debbie Lynn's books! 


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Come back next week, Mateys, to see who wins !



 

Have a blessed week!

11 comments:

  1. Hi Chap!
    We love old shows and a few westerns too. It always made us laugh at the white "Indians" painted to look tan. It looked so cheesy lol. The shows are wholesome though.

    Another new author for me! Thanks for your blog. I always enjoy it!

    Sunydey26 at aol dot com

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    1. Ahoy Johnette! Glad I'm not alone thinking those shows are cheesy. Good luck in the drawing!

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  2. I love MeTV. We can't get it down here in Salinas, but whenever we are at the VA hospital in Palo Alto we get to watch it.

    The Cactus Creek Challenge sounds wonderful. In my opinion you can't go wrong with a hero names "Wilder" now can you. Thanks for the chance to win a copy of it.

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    1. I forgot my email. debbiewilder (at) comcast (dot) net

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    2. Ahoy Deb! MeTV does have some great shows. Good luck in the drawing!

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  3. This book looks funny. I also like MeTV even though some are kind of corny. Those snicker doodle things look really good.

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    1. Thanks fer comin' aboard again, sis! Ye be in the drawing!

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  4. Oh my, I remember the old Westerns. I haven't seen one for years. The Cactus Creek Challenge sounds like a fun book.
    may_dayzee(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    1. Ahoy Kay! Ye be in the drawin'! Good luck!

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  5. Isn't it interesting how the old westerns are still available to watch, even with the acting, etc. being not quite what we expect these days...lol. I would love to be entered into the drawing - this book sounds like it would be a great one!
    bettimace at gmail dot com

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    1. Your name is in the drawing, Betti, thanks for coming aboard!

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