Author Archives: Tonette Joyce

About Tonette Joyce

Tonette was a once-fledgling lyricists-bookkeeper, turned cook/baker/restaurateur and is now exploring different writing venues,(with a stage play recently completed). She has had poetry and nonfiction articles published in the last few years. Tonette has been married to her only serious boyfriend for more than thirty years and she is, as one person described her, family-oriented almost to a fault. Never mind how others have described her, she is,(shall we say), a sometime traditionalist of eclectic tastes.She has another blog : "Tonette Joyce:Food,Friends,Family" here at WordPress.She and guests share tips and recipes for easy entertaining and helps people to be ready for almost anything.

Stop That Writer’s World, I Want to Get Off

Free week here at 4F, 1H and I have been trying to figure out where all my reading time had gone, and finding out that I may be wasting the time I now have. Waiting for grandkids gave me a … Continue reading

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Hot Water Soup

We are discussing our favorite cold-weather drinks this week and that is a hard choice. Right now, I have been drinking a lot of coffee. I only drink coffee in cool weather. My absolute favorite is Kenyan Arabica, which I … Continue reading

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Gain Some, Lose Some

I hope the beginning of 2017 has been great so far for everyone reading this! This week we are anticipating how 2017 will differ from 2016 for each of us. Someone posted his on Facebook and I agree, but I … Continue reading

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High-Balling* to the New Year

We were to be discussing memorable New Year’s Eves, ones that stick out in our memories. You don’t want to hear about those. I had a few full of tears, but worse, a few full of hopes, a few full … Continue reading

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Free Christmas Week

Here we have a “Free Week” …the week before Christmas! What is ‘free’ about that? To top it off, I have the first cold that I have had in some time…which is really saying something for me. I was over-due, … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Karen MacInerney

Today I would like to welcome author Karen MacInerney, who was already next on my list for guests when she generously stepped in for my scheduled guest, who became ill. Karen is an award-winning mystery writer. She has several series … Continue reading

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The Element of Surprise

This week we are asked if we have ever taken part in a holiday celebration that was totally new to us and my answer is, “Gee, no”. I know people from all over the world. I have people that I … Continue reading

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