Rarely is a book so entrancing and beautiful as A Beauty So Rare by Tamera Alexander

Set at Belmont Mansion in  Nashville, A Beauty So Rare follows the adventures of an impoverished young woman, Eleanor Braddock, who wants more than anything to start her own restaurant. However, she is going to live with her father’s sister, … Continue reading

Eleanor Braddock’s Shortbread (A Beauty So Rare by Tamera Alexander

I have to stop reading this series! This is the second recipe I can’t resist! Here’s the recipe! Yum! Eleanor Braddock’s Shortbread (from A Beauty So Rare) 3/4 cup butter at room temp (1 1/2 sticks) 1/2 cup powdered sugar* … Continue reading

The Turning by Davis Bunn

Is a most thought provoking read. What would you do if one Sunday while sitting in church you were filled with an intense pressure – an intense rightness – and a conviction that you must do what you consider the … Continue reading