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Giveaway Reminder + I Made My First Book Teaser

There's still time to enter to win an e-book of DATING MAGGIE at Apryl Baker's Blog!

In other news...I've recently discovered Picmonkey. They make it easy to edit photos or make logos or graphics. I'm a writer with no graphic design experience. I learned about this site from a group of fellow Limitless writers. I made my logo at the top of this page. I also used a photo I took of a snowman to create a winter book teaser. Sure, I still need to practice but it's fun learning something new. And I apologize for inserting a shirtless cowboy in this winter scene...like I said...still learning.

Now if only I could find a Star Wars tie in for DATING MAGGIE promo I'd be set. Maybe I should show up at the long lines where folks are "camping out" and hand out paperbacks. I'm just spit-balling here:) I hope you all get a chance to build your own snowman sometime during or after the holidays!



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Cake Mix Cobbler

When I need a break from writing, I bake! We have peaches on our tree and frozen berries. This is the perfect recipe for using both. Versions of this recipe are all over the internet. This is my version that is tweaked a little to use less cake mix to make it more of a crumble than a cake.

Here is the recipe:

Peach/Berry Cobbler

Grease 8X8 pan

3-4 cups of fresh or frozen peaches and berries
1 1/4 cups of yellow cake mix
1/4 cup of melted butter

Put the fruit in the pan and sprinkle the cake mix over the top.
Drizzle the butter over the top of the cake mix.

Bake for 45 minutes at 375.

If you have super tart fruit, like blackberries, feel free to toss them with sugar before adding the topping. I find peaches are sweet enough and don't need the added sugar. We like to serve it with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.

Bon Apetit!


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