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Italian Christmas Bread in January

Giggle away! Christmas is over, right?! Found myself today with some unexpected time on my hands. First thought: Let’s post the recipes from the newest volume in the Cinnamah-Brosia collection, The Essence of Humility. Great idea? Not so quick. . . Then I discovered two missing recipes from the Christmas volume: The Essence of Joy! Italian Christmas Bread or Panettone […]

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Fig Cookie Favorites

What’s your favorite cookie now? What was it as a child? Chocolate Chip? Oatmeal? Oreos? Fig Newtons? I loved all of these — still do. Cinnamah-Brosia hopped over to Pinterest and found us this recipe for homemade Fig cookies — they look a whole lot like Fig Newtons! She assures me they are even tastier. […]

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Celebrate Lit & Lynn Watson feature “The Essence of Joy” on Tour – Includes Giveaway

This exciting blog tour with Celebrate Lit, featuring “The Essence of Joy” has flown by. With two days left and an awesome joy-themed prize package at stake (see photo below). be sure to cruise around the hosting sites, and enter for your chance to win! All the info required for your “trip” is in Celebrate […]

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The Essence of Joy on Tour This Week

My grateful heart extends a very big THANK YOU to Livy Jarmusch at Crown of Beauty Magazine for assembly this amazing blog tour for The Essence of Joy. The intinerary boasts a lineup as varied as the colors in the 64 count crayola box. Recipes, book reviews, devotions, giveaways,* and excerpts from the book. Step […]

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Two Awesome Gift Prizes: Subscribe to Lynn U Watson’s Newsletter

What a privilege it was this week to participate in Celebrate Lit’s “Thankful for our Readers” Facebook party. Forty authors came together to thank our readers, host giveaways, and chat about our books and our lives. Several of our guests joined my mailing list. Another BIG THANK YOU!!! Speaking of Facebook parties, you may have […]

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Christmas Fun with Kids: Decorated Cut-Out Sugar Cookies!

Aren’t cut-out decorated Christmas cookies the ultimate highlight of Christmas cookie baking fun with children? In The Essence of Joy, young friends, their moms and I created very special ones at The Coffee Cottage — Christmas Trees appearing to be decorated with roses. Read our story in The Essence of Joy. You will find it in […]

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Hot Chocolate, Dark Roast, Whipping Cream – ALL in One Cup

Here at The Coffee Cottage we are always on the lookout for indulgent and tasty treats and beverages for our guests. We spend just a little time on Pinterest. (Insert smiley face here.) Many guests enjoy their coffee black, while many others anticipate our next concoction. Adding a little chocolate to anything can only be […]

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Get Ready: Find Your Advent Inspiration

Advent. The word provides a reminder to live in a state of anticipation, foretaste, expectancy, joy and hope. As October winds down, look around. Holiday decorations appear almost as quickly as Halloween disappears. Where’s the anticipation, the foretaste, the expectancy, the joy and hope in the waiting for Christmas Day to arrive? Most are so […]

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