In this post, we explore the role of romance in cozy mysteries, discussing why romantic subplots are a natural fit for this genre, the different types of romantic subplots found in cozy mysteries, and how balancing romance and mystery is crucial for a successful cozy mystery. With examples from popular cozy mystery series, this post is perfect for cozy mystery fans who love a little romance with their whodunits. Like, comment, share, and subscribe to spread the cozy mystery love!
Blogging A to Z: Day 17 – Quirky Characters: The quirky characters often found in cozy mysteries
Explore the role of quirky characters in cozy mystery novels, from their unique perspectives on crime-solving to their comic relief. Learn about different types of quirky characters and why they're so essential to the genre.
Blogging A to Z: Day 6 – Female Sleuths: Cozy mysteries featuring female detectives
Discover the top female sleuths in cozy mysteries and why they make great role models. Learn about the elements that make cozy mysteries featuring female detectives so appealing and why you should read them.
Blogging A to Z: Day 4 – Detective: The role of a detective in a cozy mystery
In this blog post, we explore the importance of the detective in a cozy mystery novel and delve into the essential characteristics, relationships, and challenges that define this beloved character. With examples from popular cozy mystery series and a touch of humor, this post is a must-read for any cozy mystery fan or writer looking to craft their own whodunit.
Losing Weight and Toning Up for a Wedding: A Middle-Aged Parent’s Guide
Are you a middle-aged parent with a wedding coming up and a desire to lose weight and tone up? Look no further than "Losing Weight and Toning Up for a Wedding: A Middle-Aged Parent's Guide". In this blog post, you'll find practical tips for getting started on your fitness journey, as well as a reminder that your worth is not determined by your appearance. So grab a cup of coffee (or tea, or whatever beverage you prefer) and let's get started!
Blogging A to Z Day 12 – Longest Book I’ve Ever Read
It's funny how I can read the shortest book on the planet, but when it comes to a longer book, I just can't do it. I'm talking about books that are like 500 pages or more! It's not that I don't have the time, because lord knows I could spend hours upon hours reading blogs or watching Netflix, it's just that my brain feels like it might explode after a while. Am I the only one this happens to? Or is there someone out there who also struggles with reading long books? If so, please share your tips with me because I seriously need help!
129 Kid Friendly Halloween Jokes
My dear, sweet 8 year old told me a joke today. I won't repeat it but it had to do with bad ghosts saying Booooooobs. He's 8. He says he heard it from one of the older kids at school. Y'all, I'm not ok and I'm not ready for my kid telling jokes like this until he's like 12.
Allergy season in JoMo
Every year, around the middle of April, nature conspires against me with my body. Nature and my body's immune defenses pair up and turn me into a sneezing, wheezing, snotty, itchy mess that is unrecognizable as a human being. For approximately six weeks I stumble around, blinded by pollen and choked by mucus. Unable to... Continue Reading →
19 Kid Friendly Thanksgiving Jokes
These are the jokes, kids. If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims Which cat discovered America? Christofurry Columbus Why do turkeys always go, "gobble, gobble"? Because they never learned good table manners! What key has legs and can't open doors? A Turkey Why did Johnny get such low grades after... Continue Reading →
Happiness challenge day 1 – Go Outside
Why is it every time someone is depressed or has anxiety the first thing people say is go outside? Have you ever been outside during fall in Southwest Missouri? Yes, it can be pretty with all the leaves. The temperature can be nice and pleasant. And that all lasts about three days. Ninety-eight percent of... Continue Reading →