When not curled up with a good book, Marie Bostwick can usually be found in her office, trying to write one.
A New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of eighteen uplifting works of historical and contemporary fiction, Marie’s books are beloved by readers across the globe.
Drawing on her lifelong love of quilting and her unshakable belief in the power of sisterhood, Marie’s popular ...
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In my adult life, I’ve had more than twenty addresses. I’ve lived in ten different states in the US, and two states in Mexico. I have moved a lot. If there is one thing I’ve learned from all those moves, it’s never to look in the rearview mirror.
That just means I try to focus on what ...
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It’s no wonder that I dragged the grill out of mothballs earlier than usual this year. With every restaurant in town closed down, eating barbequed burgers on the deck now qualifies as “going out to dinner”.
But with Memorial Day coming up, I know that lots of people are looking for new barbeque ...
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On the 12th of March, 2020, I staged a kidnapping.
That was the day that my husband and I decided that my mother would be safer staying with us instead of in her retirement community. Now, my mom doesn’t live in just any retirement community. Hers has three restaurants, a bar ...
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I’ve been taking a poll among my friends, asking them what they’ve most missed doing since the advent of social distancing. Everybody I know listed going out to restaurants within their top three spots.
I totally get that. Going out to eat is one of my favorite leisure time activities. There’s ...
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Last weekend, my Connecticut daughter-in-love sent me a short video of the granddarlings dancing around in a snow flurry. Yes, you read that right. It was May 9th and it was snowing.
In my opinion, snow in May is just wrong. I told my daughter-in-love that and she agreed. What I didn’t tell ...
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In every culture on earth and at every time in history, people have developed funeral rites to mark death and celebrate life.
Even when expected, death is often a shock for those who remain behind. Funeral rites and rituals help us cope with that shock. They help us celebrate the lives of the ...
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