Smorgasbord Blogger Daily – Friday December 13th 2019 – #Q&A D.G. Kaye with Lisa Thomson, #JackSparrow #Cookies Dolly Aizenman, #Redwine Christy Birmingham

Always an interesting place to visit and meet other authors… D.G Kaye (Debby Gies) place for a Q& A and today it is author and divorce expert Lisa Thomson.

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Q and A with D.G. Kaye Featuring Author Lisa Thomson – The Wine Diaries

Welcome to Q and A with D.G. Kaye interview series. Today I’m happy to introduce here, friend and fellow Canadian author, Lisa Thomson. Lisa is mostly a nonfiction writer who shares lots of herself and her anecdotes and empowering advice for women going through divorce. But her teachings, in conversational writing, invite anyone to read her wisdoms as she has lots of life experience to offer. And her teachings can easily be applied to any kind of loss in life. Let’s get on with the show!

Lisa Thomson

Head over to read the interview and find out more about Lisa, her blog and her books: D.G. Kaye Q & A with Lisa Thomson

D. G. Kaye – Buy: Amazon US Blog: D.G. Writes Goodreads: D.G. Kaye on Goodreads

Catch up with Debby’s Travel Column here every month: The Travel Column with D.G. Kaye

Now if you are heading out over the holidays and are likely traveling in bad weather, including snow storms, it is important to take emergency rations with you. Dolly Aizenman has just the perfect food to go for you… Steel Cut Oat cookies enhanced by a goodly measure of chocolate chips.

But before you get to the recipe.. find out more behind the legend that is Captain Jack Sparrow.. did he really exist?  What is the real story?

The Infamous Pirate Queen and the Traveling Rations

Was there a pirate ship called The Black Pearl that roamed the Caribbean? And was there a flamboyant, dashing Jack Sparrow who captained it? No and no!

The main lie, of course, is that Jack Sparrow never existed, and the real pirate, on whom Johnny Depp’s character (largely composite) is loosely based, was oh! so far from the fierce fighter of the Disney extravaganza! Captain John Rackham, AKA Calico Jack, has never achieved the legendary wealth and glamour of numerous victories at sea attributed to infamous pirates. His peculiar fame lies in the bosom of his wife, Anne Bonny, and her best friend Mary Read, both the combatant stars of Calico Jack’s crew. There is no one better to tell you this story than a brilliant Scottish Celtic singer and songwriter Karliene:

Head over an enjoy a snippet from one of the Pirates of the Caribbean and a lovely song from Karliene…plus grab that recipe for Steel Cut Oat Cookies and choc chips to go: The Infamous Pirate Queen and the Traveling rations with Dolly Aizenman

Dolly’s book Kool Kosher Kitchen is available: Amazon

I have no doubt that although I don’t drink that much these days, I will be drinking the odd glass of red wine over the holidays. I prefer to white, unless it is a dry sparkling wine, and I don’t feel so hungover the next morning if I have a couple of glasses with a meal, particularly one which might be slightly on the fatty side.. Here is a post from Christy Birmingham on When Women Inspire on 7 key benefits for women from drinking red wine.

Red Wine Benefits for Women

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, does a glass of red wine do the same? If you read Mayo Clinic’s assertion that consuming red wine in moderation can be good for the heart, then the answer is yes! Let’s explore health-related red wine benefits for women here.
A few facts about red wine

Made by fermenting dark grapes, red wine comes in several varieties, depending upon the age, type of grapes used, and other factors. Interestingly, ancient Egyptions turned red wine into medicine, roughly 5,000 years ago, to help with several different conditions, ranging from stomach aches to herpes.

Since that time, the health benefits of red wine have been favorably linked with cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, metabolism, and more. A small amount of good-quality red vino has numerous beauty benefits to the skin and hair, as per the details below.

Find out what the Top red wine benefits for women are: When Women Inspire – Top benefits of red wine for women

About When Women Inspire

Are you looking for inspiration? Hope? Do you want to learn about how women are changing the world every single day? Then you’ve come to the right place.

When Women Inspire is dedicated to showcasing the efforts of women around the world to change the world in positive ways. These are women making social, economic, literary, political or educational waves – in a great way.

Christy Birmingham is also available as a freelance writer and is a published poet – to find out more visit: About When Women Inspire

Thanks for dropping in today and I hope that you will head over to read these posts in full.. thanks Sally.


16 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Blogger Daily – Friday December 13th 2019 – #Q&A D.G. Kaye with Lisa Thomson, #JackSparrow #Cookies Dolly Aizenman, #Redwine Christy Birmingham

  1. Excellent and fun shares today Sal. And thank youuuuu so much for sharing my interview with Lisa. Also, red wine for me, and the only dry sparkling I like is Prosseco, oh, and margaritas, lol 🙂 ❤ xx

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