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Are you enjoying your summer?

Here we are in the middle of summer with extra hot and humid days and it seems like half our city has gone on vacation to catch up what they could not do last year. Our three children are now on vacation, one family at the Grand Canyon and California, one at Myrtle Beach and one at Ocean City, ...

Get baking with Netflix star Nadiya

Winner of “The Great British Baking Show” and star of Netflix’s “Nadiya Bakes” Nadiya Hussain releases a new cookbook with more than 100 simple recipes for showstopping desserts with “Nadiya Bakes.” With 8 chapters of recipes for Cakes, Mini Cakes and One-Pan Bakes; Tarts & ...

Revenge, obsession in books

Obsession shown through revenge plots and female friendships is the main theme in several new books! Personal emails draw a young woman’s obsession over a couple in “Just One Look” by Lindsay Cameron. When disgraced lawyer Cassie takes on a temp job for an agency going over emails in ...

Do your part

It has been almost three weeks since we returned from our Las Vegas conference. We learned in a video message from the National Speakers Association (NSA) Chairperson last week, less than 10 people out of the 600+ attendees, tested positive for COVID following the conference. We weren’t told ...