5 Min Writing Session

I’ve been getting spurts of the writing bug lately. It started with phrases, worked its way to poems, and I may be writing out some ideas for a story. Okay okay…I am writing out some ideas for a story. In fact, if you follow my Instagram (@bakerkella), you’ve seen my makeshift storyboard consisting of 2…

Honey Lime Pork Tenderloin

I’m not sure if anyone who reads my little ole blog has noticed or not, but I haven’t posted new recipes for a few months now. In fact, Sunday’s Berry Almond Crumble was my first recipe posted since April’s Margherita Chicken! A P R I L!! Chalk it up to me being lazy and living…

Convoy Of Hope – Fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Looking for ways to help folks during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey but can’t physically be in Texas? Consider donating to Convoy of Hope, a non-profit organization that provides relief in times of natural disasters, food for the hungry, and educational programs where there are none. COH teams have been in Texas since Friday, providing…

12 Days at Bleakly Manor + Giveaway

12 Days at Bleakly Manor Written by: Michelle Griep Publisher: Shiloh Run Press Month, Year: September 1, 2017 Amazon | CBD | B+N A brief summary from Michelle Griep: Ben wants nothing more than freedom and a second chance to claim the woman he loves—but how can Clara possibly believe in the man who abandoned her…

Berry Almond Crumble

  Summer temperatures have been out of control this year here in North Carolina! Truly out of control! And for me, when its too hot, I find that I want anything but chocolate to munch on. I know, I KNOW!! You’re probably thinking: Anything but chocolate?! Is this girl for real? *nods* Yes, yes I…

Kerfuffle + Giveaway

  Kerfuffle Written by: Kristin N. Spencer Publisher: Sincerely Adorned Books Month, Year: May 2017 Amazon About the Book: Olive’s best friend needs her now more than ever, but can she piece together everything in time to help him? When an anonymous email circulates through Normandie High, everything Olive knows about her family, church, and friends…

Tranquility

Tranquility Written by: Amie Carlson Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers Month, Year: April, 2017 Amazon | CMD | B&N A brief summary from Tyndale House Publishers: Tranquility: A Prayer and Reflection Coloring Journal invites you to mix creative journaling and coloring into your personal time with God. Prayers that focus on topics such as being thankful, dealing with…

Fun Weekend, Including CFRR!

Originally posted on Rebecca Leigh:
Last weekend was amazing! My best friend Michaela (a.k.a, Baker Kella) drove up from North Carolina and we had a super fun filled weekend. We started the fun on Thursday after I got home from work. We decided to try out an escape room, which neither of us had ever…

Chasing Secrets

Chasing Secrets Written by: Lynette Eason Publisher: Revell Month, Year: August, 2017 Amazon | B+N | CBD | Lifeway A brief summary from Lynette Eason: Elite Guardians bodyguard Haley Callaghan may be in South Carolina, but when a photo leads investigators in West Ireland to open a twenty-five-year-old cold case, her life is suddenly in danger. Haley knows how…

Molly Jebber Scavenger Hunt!!

I am super excited to team up with Celebrate Lit for a Scavenger Hunt featuring Molly Jebber! And ya’ll,  let me tell you what – the prizes in this scavenger hunt are f a b u l o u s!! We’re talking a brand new Coach Purse, cute kitchen towel, a signed set of the…

RoadFood

RoadFood Written by: Jane & Michael Stern Publisher: TenSpeed Month, Year: March, 2017 Amazon A brief summary from Amazon: A cornucopia for road warriors and armchair epicures alike, Roadfood is a road map to some of the tastiest treasures in the United States. First published in 1977, the original Roadfood became an instant classic. James Beard said, “This is…

Then There Was You

Then There Was You Written by: Kara Isaac Publisher: Bellbird Press Month, Year: June, 2017 Amazon A brief summary from Kara Isaac: Paige McAllister needs to do something drastic. Her boyfriend can’t even commit to living in the same country, her promised promotion is dead on arrival and the simultaneous loss of her brother and her dream…