Welcome to the round up of posts you might have missed this week on Smorgasbord.
It has been a pretty wild and windy week here and it seems the weather has been hitting most places with some unseasonal variations. I don’t want to wish my life away, especially when there is less in front that behind me, but an early spring would be appreciated.
Life has got back to normal after the holidays but we do have a few celebrations in the family to look forward to in the next few months. We have found one or two spots that we frequent in the area and looking forward to catching up with my two sisters in February in the UK after three years as we have some milestone birthdays between us.
On the blog front, a new series of Posts from Your Archives begins soon with the promotional post on Wednesday, a chance for bloggers to share two of their posts from the last six months of 2022… the catch being that I get to choose them. An opportunity to perhaps connect with a few more people.
There are several new books scheduled throughout January and if you do have a new release please let me know by emailing me on firstname.lastname@example.org so I can get you in the diary. If you have featured before I have all your details and just need the Amazon link, if you are new to the promotions then we can chat about that after you email me.
As always my thanks to my friends who contribute to the blog…
William Price King joined me this week to celebrate the Big Band Era and the dance crazes of the age and the start of a new series on Friday with the life and music of Sir George Shearing. You can also find William – Blog– IMPROVISATION– William Price King on Tumblr
Debby Gies was here on Monday with an exploration of Karma… and also joined me for the laughter post. Over on her own blog you will find her review for Ida: Searching for the Jazz Baby by Frank Prem, and a post reminding us to take care of our physical, mental and emotional care, especially during highly emotional life events. Follow the link to Debby’s posts …D.G. Kaye
Carol Taylor was here this week with her Culinary A-Z and the letter ‘N’. Over on her own blog you will find her first post of the new year Monday Musings with some goals she has planned for the year, on the Thursday Thoughts there is a reminder of soups.. always warming at this time of year and Carol’s plans to cut back on blogging while she focuses on her two cookbooks. You can catch up with the news: CarolCooks2 weekly roundup…2nd-7th January 2023
Thank you very much for your visits, comments and shares to social media, as always it is appreciated ♥
On with the show…..
The Big Band Era with William Price King and Sally Cronin 1930s – Earl Burtnett and Cab Calloway
William Price King Meets Music Legends – #Jazz – Sir George Shearing – The Early Years
Spiritual Awareness – #Karma – The Law of Cause and Effect by D.G. Kaye
Carol Taylor’s – Culinary A – Z Rewind – ‘N’ is for Nicoise, Nori, Nuts, Noodles, Nettles and Naan Bread.
Podcast #Poetry #Flash Fiction – The Long Drop and Key Lime Pie by Sally Cronin
Smorgasbord Health Column 2023 – The Body our Greatest Asset – The Brain- Introduction and Anatomy by Sally Cronin
Public Relations for Authors Recycled- Part One – People buy People First – Profile Photo
Smorgasbord Blogger Spotlight 2023 – #history Robbie Cheadle, #Funnies The Story Reading Ape, #Opportunities Marcia Meara, #Review Olga Nunez Miret, #Priorities Pete Springer, #Connections Jennie Fitzkee
#Romance – Unbranded (Montana Bred Series 1) by Linda Bradley
Previous Reviews from 2022 – #Children’s – Barty Barton: The Bear That Was Loved Too Much by Sue Wickstead
Smorgasbord Laughter Lines – January 2023 – Hosts Debby Gies and Sally Cronin – Nutcracker and Long Flights
Thanks very much for dropping in today and I hope you will join me again next week.. Sally