On Comfort Foods - Addison L. Jones Blog - Blydyn Square Books

On Comfort Foods

I may be a little bit weird. I get that. I seem to be the only person in the world (except for people who love snow—yuck!) who actually likes this time of year. But for me, loving winter isn’t really about the weather. It’s about the food. Here’s the thing: I’m a healthy eater (mostly)…

Hooray for Winter - Addison L. Jones Blog - Blydyn Square Books

Hooray for Winter!

I love this time of year. I know, I know. Most people think I’m crazy. What’s to love about subzero temperatures, icy roads, and darkness setting in at 5:00 p.m.? I boldly answer: Everything. Okay, I’ll admit—the snow and ice kind of do stink, and I hate having to check the temperature before going out…

Christmas Cards - Addison L. Jones Blog - Blydyn Square Books

Christmas Cards

I’m mailing out my Christmas cards today. That means I spent hours last night, painstakingly choosing the perfect card from the five different styles I purchased so each and every recipient on my list will get exactly the right one. After all, you can’t send a card with Jesus in the manger to your Jewish…

The End of NaNoWriMo - Addison L. Jones Blog - Blydyn Square Books

The End of NaNoWriMo

Every year, by the end of November, I find myself sitting on a mountain of words—more than 50,000 of them, thanks to the magic of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). What are you supposed to do with all those words? That should be the easy part, at least in theory. The geniuses behind NaNoWriMo figure…