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.

Giveaway Winner Announcement

The winner of the Audio book “Dump Dinners Recipes” by Daniel Cook, read by Diane Davis, was won by one of  the international followers of  Tonette Joyce:Food,Friends,Family. The writer of the very interesting, beautiful cooking/travel blog “Hotly Spiced”, Charlie Louie, … Continue reading

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Hair Today,Gone Tomorrow

Trying to come up with original topics, I suggested we write about haircuts gone wrong, since it has probably happened to everyone. What I didn’t consider was permanents gone wrong, which were brought up earlier in the week by Patricia … Continue reading

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Audio Cookbook Giveaway

Another Free Week here and this time it is a ‘free’ week, in that I have an audio book contest to plug. I have yet to plug anything I have published on 4F,1H, (not that I have managed to get … Continue reading

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Oh, The First Snow Fall of the Winter

The question of the week is: Do we have First Day of Winter or First Snowfall traditions? Um, no. When I was a kid it was exciting to see snow. I grew up in the Washington, DC suburbs and only … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy

1-15-16 Today my guest is Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy, member of the Romance Writers of America, Missouri Writers’ Guild and Ozark Writers’ Guild. She has over thirty books published, along with many stories. Lee Ann and I have several mutual … Continue reading

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When The Hound admitted that he had been ‘taken’ and asked on Facebook if there was ever a time others had gotten ‘snookered’, I thought that would be a great topic for us here at 4Foxes, 1Hound. However, now that … Continue reading

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New Year,New Reading Goals

Here it is, New Year’s Day 2016! I wish everyone as happy and health, peace-filled year as possible. 2015 was a very roller-coastery year for me and my reading time was cut quite short. Of course, that is by my … Continue reading

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