Easy Cherry Meringue Tarts

In Stabbed in the Tart, Kayla makes three different desserts for the Valentine’s Gourmet and Stay Weekend at the historic Countryside Inn. This variation on her cherry meringue tarts is incredibly simple and takes only a few minutes (plus chilling in the refrigerator). Ingredients: Graham cracker miniature tart shells (6-pack) 1 can of cherry pieContinue reading “Easy Cherry Meringue Tarts”

Stabbed in the Tart

I’m excited to announce that the second book in The HSP Mysteries, Stabbed in the Tart, is expected to come out this October. Kayla’s involved in another murder investigation, and this time she’s a possible suspect. Andrew Jeffries, Kayla’s father, makes his series debut in this book. He and Kayla have not always gotten alongContinue reading “Stabbed in the Tart”

Slow and Steady Wins the Race

I am not a very fast writer, nor am I prolific like many of my author friends. Sometimes this bothers me as I feel I am not as successful as my peers. But when I am feeling that way, I remind myself that I am an HSP, constantly processing every little bit of input thatContinue reading “Slow and Steady Wins the Race”

Peppermint Cream Pie

Here’s a simple recipe for peppermint cream pie. Kayla usually makes her own crust and pudding, but will use this recipe in a pinch. The pie is her go-to dessert for the holidays. Super Simple Peppermint Cream Pie: Ingredients: Pre-made chocolate cookie pie crust 5.1 oz.  box instant vanilla pudding Milk to prepare pudding 8Continue reading “Peppermint Cream Pie”