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A Mother’s Love: Legendary Family Recipes

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A Mother’s Love: Legendary Family Recipes

They say that it’s a challenge to master an heirloom recipe and make it the way mom does. However it’s difficult to deny that there is sacredness to family recipes and accomplishment in mastering them the way mom or grandma did. In imagining Mother’s Day gatherings full of love, laughter, flowers and food, we are […]

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Alternative Spring Cleaning

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Alternative Spring Cleaning

When I think of springtime, I tend to think of two things: spring cleaning and the overwhelmingly, intoxicating scent of the orange blossoms blooming in the groves around my house. Both signify a fresh start, especially the cleaning out of my closet and donating my unworn clothes. It got me to thinking, are there other […]

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A Woman Author by Trade, A Woman Author At Heart

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A Woman Author by Trade, A Woman Author At Heart

When it comes to encouragement, optimistic writers of faith are what move me most towards a positive mindset regarding life. Any book, including several from our beloved Xulon authors, that prompts more faith and trust in the Heavenly Father always push me, the voracious reader, to “gobble” up the literature and ingest its principles for […]

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Call Her George: Women Writers with Male Monikers, Part 2

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Call Her George: Women Writers with Male Monikers, Part 2

What do the names George Elliot, Ellis Bell, Isak Dinesen, George Sand, and J.D. Robb all have in common? These are all names women writers have used to publish their books. In honor of Women’s History Month, this blog invites you to gain perspective on the female writer’s motives behind using a male pseudonym. So […]

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Conversation Hearts, Who Needs ‘Em?

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Conversation Hearts, Who Needs ‘Em?

It’s love month around here at Xulon Press and how could we not participate?  We love our red Valentine’s Day decorations and conversation hearts, the baked goods and bouquets of flowers, just like the rest of you. Although, I do have to admit, we’ve added a bit of our own spin to cupid’s holiday. You […]

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