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Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations. Psalm 100: 4-5
Thanksgiving Day is not the beginning of the insane shopping season that Christmas has become. It is a day to recognize our blessings and give thanks.

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I’m back in the writing groove after nearly a year of telling myself, “Tomorrow, I’ll write tomorrow.” Not that I don’t write every day, I do, but it’s not the creative writing I enjoy. My recently published book, “Finding Family,” came out in August and I’ve done some marketing and a couple of book signings, but even that has taken a back seat to other demands on my time. I can think of any number of reasons I haven’t been more devoted to the craft of writing...

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December is a filled with fun in Las Vegas, NM, from the arts in multiple forms to the Holiday Home Tour sponsored by the Citizens’ Committee for Historic Preservation to the Electric Light Parade, there is plenty to do.

And Las Vegas is a great place to do your holiday shopping. The local stores are stocking up, and by shopping at home you are helping to improve the area economy one dollar at a time.

Christmas 2014 marks the ninth year for the “Cross the Bridge” holiday promotion. For every cumulative $50 spent in LVFIBA participating stores, shoppers get one entry into a drawing for Las Vegas Independent Business Bucks with prizes up to $500. Shop local and it’s a win for everyone.

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As a gift for opting in to receive periodic updates you will receive a free copy of Lines, Sharon's  e-book of poetry,
Hi there-

My name is Lilly Irish and I'm wondering why you haven't bought this wonderful book about my life. Honestly, I never thought in a million years things would turn out the way they did when my niece called me up out of the blue. Hadn't seen that child in nearly 15 years, but one day here she comes and... Well, if you want to know what happened next you'll just have to buy the book.

Finding Family is available in e-book, and paperback. In Las Vegas, NM pick it up at Tome on the Range, WarDancer Designs and Gallery, or Tito's Gallery.

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Holiday Home Tour
I discovered BookBub by accident and can’t get enough of it. A daily e-mail notifies me of discounts on e-books in every genre, fiction and non-fiction. Among the choices are action and adventure, biographies and memoirs, chick lit, Christian fiction, contemporary romance, cookbooks, fantasy, science fiction, historical fiction, parenting, spiritual and inspirational, and much more.
I select the categories of books I like to read and each day I receive a list of books available for download. 

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