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Looking Out the Window: Sharon Srock Announces the Second Book in Series, The Women of Valley View: Terri

Sharon shares an excerpt, gives us her mother's recipe for pumpkin bread, and tells us her favorite Bible verse. She'll give away a print copy of Terri. To enter to win leave a comment and an email address.


Sharon's Mom
Nourish the Body -- Pumpkin Bread




2 & 2/3 Cups flour
3 Cups sugar
1 & 1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 teaspoons nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
4 Eggs
1 Cup oil
2/3 Cup water
2 Cups pumpkin
1 Cup chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts)
Preheat oven to 325. Spray your bunt pan with Pam Baking spray, set aside.

Mix all ingredients in a large bowl to completely combined. Pour into pan and bake for 1 hour. Since oven temps vary, after an hour touch the top of the cake, if it doesn't feel done to you give it 5-10 more minutes. Insert a toothpick, if it comes out with moist crumbs attached, you're done.

Loosen the cake from the pan and invert onto a serving dish.

For the frosting, mix up enough powdered sugar, a splash …

Looking Out the Window: See a Bible Story Through Today's Eyes in K. Dawn Byrd's New Book, Amazing Love

K. Dawn's Amazing Love is a modern-day version of the Bible story about Hosea and Gomer dealing with unconditional love. What a worthwhile subject to delve into.

K. Dawn will give away a free download, and she shares a yummy recipe. To enter to win a copy of Amazing Love leave a comment and an email address.



About Amazing Love
Amazing Love is a contemporary version of the Hosea and Gomer story from the Bible.
Gabe Knight, a pastor in a small coastal town, finds his life is turned upside down when Dee Dillow arrives and hires him to remodel an estate she's inherited from her aunt. Dee dashes his plans for wedded bliss when on a drunken binge, she divulges that she's the highest paid call girl in Nevada and part-owner of the ritziest brothel in the state.

Gabe falls in love with her, but can't believe he's hearing the voice of God when a still, small voice tells him to marry her. After much questioning, they marry and he is deliriously happy. Until, Dee betrays him.