The House on Fripp Island

"We crossed the bridge to enter Fripp Island, a luscious, jungled thumbprint of land that contains every shade of green you could imagine, from almost-yellow to almost-black..."

The Second Home

'What was it about houses, the power they had? The houses he'd once inhabited now inhabited him. They were witnesses to who he once was, to the people he'd loved --- and hated."

The Wife Stalker

"When she'd been forced to leave San Diego ten months ago, she wasn't. sure where to go, only that she wanted to be as far away from the West Coast as possible... it needed to be a place where she could start over without standing out."

Easy Key Lime Pie

As summer is quickly approaching, I wanted to share with you one of my favorite Key Lime Pie recipes. It is easy to make and takes no time at all.

Big Summer

"I'm not brave all the time. No one is. We've all been disappointed; we've all had our hearts broken, and we're all just doing our best. Make sure you have people who love you... the real you."

Darling Rose Gold

"But some of us cannot forget and will never forgive. We keep our axes sharp, ready to grind. We hold pleas for mercy between our teeth like jawbreakers. They say a grudge is a heavy thing to carry. Good thing we're extra strong."

The Two Lives of Lydia Bird

"Your life is still your life... You're still here, inconveniently breathing, watching the sun go down and the moon come up regardless of whether you think it's got a damn nerve showing its shiny face every day."

Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup

One of my favorite weekend traditions is to make pancakes for brunch on Sundays. I’m always interested in trying out new recipes for pancakes but now and then it’s nice to return to my favorite recipe.

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