Author Archives: Linda O'Connor

What’s on your doorstep?

As I cycled through the neighbourhood next to mine, I noticed that, although the houses all looked similar, what was on the front porch was uniquely individual. I wondered what that said about the people living there. 😀     … Continue reading

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The Perfect Cookie for Spring

I love cookies! Or as I like to call them, little stress relief wafers. 😀 There’s nothing better to warm you up on a cold winter day than a warm gooey chocolate chip cookie. Recently my mom made a batch … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter, Happy Spring, and Happy April Fools’ Day!! I’m not one much for practical jokes on April Fools’ Day, but I think prank food that fools the eyes (but not the taste buds) is pretty clever! My favs are: … Continue reading

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Spring-cleaning (a little early)

The best thing about hibernating inside during a cold and snowy winter is getting a head start on all the spring-cleaning that needs to be done. In the last few weeks, I’ve gone through closets and weeded out old clothes, … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Treat

Here’s a fun and tasty treat to add to your Thanksgiving traditions – adorable Gobble Pops! They’re cute enough to use as a table centrepiece – but way too delicious! The instructions seem long, but the Gobble Pops are actually pretty … Continue reading

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Taglines and Author Branding

I love the line from Taylor Swift’s song New Romantics “the best people in life are free.” I think it’s a clever play on the phrase “the best things in life are free” and a great hook for a song. … Continue reading

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My Point of View

The first time I submitted a story to a contest, the judge commented that I head-hopped. I thought it was a compliment – I’m a good listener, I empathize with people, really try to get into their heads and understand … Continue reading

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