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March 1, 2021

Gratuitous. Complimentary. Chargeless. Free of Cost. That's right, download a preview...

Before you put your hard earned cash into a gift for a daughter or granddaughter (age 4-8), please click and enjoy reading "A Christmas Love Story: Nicholas Nutcracker & Brittany Ballerina."

If you would be so kind, please let me know your thoughts. Shoot me an email: Enjoy!

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Published on March 01, 2021 10:18

February 27, 2021

Hilarious Reading by Jukie Davie - A Christmas Love Story: Nicholas Nutcracker & Brittany Ballerina

If you missed this last year, it's too funny. Jukie has a wonderful youtube channel where she reads a variety of children's books. She's an actress so she has real flair in her presentation!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdDVqJeYJaY&t=444s

Let me know what you think of Jukie's take on "A Christmas Love Story: Nicholas Nutcracker & Brittany Ballerina." www.achristmaslovestory.com

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Published on February 27, 2021 09:04

February 26, 2021

Reimaging our Christmas book and website

Sometimes, I'm guilty of just making things too busy. So, I have simplified the website for my children's Christmas book.

If you didn't buy a copy for your little one last year, please give it some thought as a gift this coming Christmas 2021. I've got some cute ideas for presenting the book for tiny ballerinas that involves tutus! Smile. Check back closer to Christmas in July!

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Published on February 26, 2021 21:20

February 15, 2021

"Beautiful book for your child with the Christmas Spirit" 5 out of 5 stars!

2021 has begun with more optimism than 2020 - thank goodness. And, I appreciate this kind review just posted on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-re...

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Published on February 15, 2021 10:25

What could be any cuter than five-year-old twin girls holding a puppy?

These cutie-patootie twins, Stella and Scarlett, are holding new puppy, Henry, while checking out "A Christmas Love Story: Nicholas Nutcracker & Brittany Ballerina." Thanks to Mom, Jaime, for sending this to me.

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Published on February 15, 2021 07:22

February 14, 2021

Yeah for new review: 5 out of 5 stars!

2021 has begun with more optimism than 2020 - thank goodness. And, I appreciate this kind review just posted on Amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-re...

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Published on February 14, 2021 07:58

December 22, 2020

2020 is almost a W-R-A-P with Author Interview

As the unusual year 2020 wraps up, here is an interview with ,,https://allauthor.com/interview/maureenmccabe/ about my inspiration for my children's story. The book project has definitely kept me busy this year...and that's been a good thing. It was a happy, fun project for me. Thank goodness Rich supports my every endeavor - what a great husband! Mostly the interview is about how watching too many Hallmark Christmas movies made me write a book. So, beware! A friend wrote a sweet note recently saying that she and her daughter were a little jealous they hadn't written/published a book yet. But, unless you are a one-in-a-million writing talent, there are many other ways to spend a lot of money... Travel the globe [when the pandemic is over]? Redecorate the house? Buy an RV? Buy a lottery ticket...it's way cheaper.


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Published on December 22, 2020 08:54

December 10, 2020

Miss B's Read Alouds are packed with positivity we all need!

"...lean in super close, and I want you to listen to this one very important thing. And, that one important thing is YOU. You my little friends are absolutely perfect just the way you are...true story." states Miss B with the unconditional love of a fellow human being who loves all people. Miss B goes on "Please don't try to be anyone else, just be you."

The thing about read alouds is you get to enjoy the personality of the host or hostess. And, Miss B is full of positive energy that she shares with her listeners.



I really appreciate Miss B taking the time to highlight my book on her YouTube Channel. Thank you so much!



And, for those of you who love a read aloud for your kids, Miss B does a great job! Don't forget to subscribe to her YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4PBmO6NVNorAJzydhOVnMQ


where you can check out many other great children's picture books with her.



P.S. Check out those cute Christmassy earrings she's wearing too?



https://youtu.be/ROnHy2tiquU
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Published on December 10, 2020 08:05

December 5, 2020

In addition to Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad!

Tarjeta feliz navidad para niños holiday card...

https://youtu.be/adn9ylDfso4

The little video is of my first greeting card for kids inspired by Vintage 1950's Mexican dolls of my mother. She loved the people and dolls all over the world. This cute couple is dressed in folk wear of the time.



The greeting card is a 5x7 FLAT card that comes with an envelope. You can write a message to your young loved one on the back of the card. All the details are on Zazzle: https://www.zazzle.com/tarjeta_feliz_navidad_para_ninos_holiday_card-256468132528398182



Spanish: El pequeño video es de mi primera tarjeta de felicitación para niños inspirada en las muñecas mexicanas de mi madre Vintage 1950's. Amaba a las personas y las muñecas de todo el mundo. Esta linda pareja está vestida con ropa popular de la época.

La tarjeta de felicitación es una tarjeta PLANA de 5 x 7 que viene con un sobre. Puede escribir un mensaje para su joven amado en el reverso de la tarjeta.



The church behind them is Mission San Juan Capistrano which my fifth grade class visited in 1961-ish.



SPANISH: Felices recuerdos de visitar la Misión San Juan Capistrano. La idea de esta tarjeta surgió de dos muñecas antiguas de la década de 1950. Pertenecían a mi madre, que amaba a las personas y las muñecas de todo el mundo.

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Published on December 05, 2020 16:01