• Giving Thanks To You

    Yes, it’s that time of the year. Time to be thankful for people and blessings. As it’s officially Thanksgiving holiday break for me, I’d like to take a moment to thank you, the readers and supporters of Steph’s Scribe. If it weren’t for readers, we bloggers wouldn’t be doing what we do. From the days when we wrote in journals and didn’t have the vehicle to share our thoughts or ideas, it’s wonderful to have that access through this platform; I’m thankful for the opportunity and take my responsibility of writing for you seriously. It’s an outlet for me, I take great pride in it, and I never want to…

  • Thankfulness: Today’s Wednesday Wisdom

    * * * Right now, I have an apple pie in the oven, a turkey thawing in water because it’s still too frozen and I started to panic, and children who have been so helpful today around the house as we prepare to entertain for Thanksgiving. No matter how that turkey turns out, we will all be together tomorrow, and that’s really all that matters. Today’s words of wisdom come from Meister Eckhart, who was a German theologian, philosopher and mystic, born near Gotha, in the Holy Roman Empire. He lived from 1260 until 1328, and his insight on being thankful is so beautifully put. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! If the…

  • 5 Things To Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

    ~ ~ ~ Steph’s Scribe wishes all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving, and is extremely thankful for the following this year: 5. Wow! 50,000+ hits on Steph’s Scribe, and 25,000 + hits on Paperblog. 4. Steph’s Scribe’s blog followers…over 2,000! 3. Readers Favorite and the Bronze Medal for Contemporary Romance for my novel “Beneath the Mimosa Tree.” Thanks to all who have read the book. 2. My full-time job as a professor at Stevenson University and my wonderful colleagues and students. 1. My loving family and friends and the wonderful support they always give me 365 days a year. I hope my turkey today comes out as tasty as…

  • What To Do When Your Momma Gives You The Bird: How To Cook A “Melt-In-Your-Mouth” Turkey

    I can take absolutely no credit for this—absolutely no credit whatsoever. It’s my mother’s recipe, and this year I will be attempting it for the first time. Thanksgiving is at our house, and I’m the chef. But I’m kind of a thief, as well, because I’m totally stealing her recipe. I wouldn’t cook a turkey any other way. My mother’s turkeys are always outstanding. Truthfully, I’m not really a thief at all. My mother wrote out the recipe for me, so she’s clearly an enabler. She wants it done right for her sake, and the sake of all the guests. No one wants to eat a dry, flaky bird. I’m…