Under the guise of making ornaments for the tree decorating ceremony at City Hall, Iris pulled off a secret Holiday Kisses mission. She’d sent out an invitation to several single mothers in the community. The headline read: “Kids needed to help make decorations for the tree lighting ceremony.” To ensure those invited would attend, Iris scheduled the “kids only” craft class for Friday evening. A dinner of pizza and carrot sticks was included in the deal.
I like to make people laugh and then say, "hmmm." If I have done that then I have successfully changed the way you have seen the world.
It had been five months since our last day of school. Today we’d find out how the time apart had changed us.
Jordan makes a surprising discovery.
A bag of microwave popcorn, a ball of yarn, and a Hallmark movie called out to Iris. “Come inside and be cozy.” She was sure she heard it. The temptation of the new lights delivered to her earlier in the day was stronger. After she hung them around […]
This is the story behind the podcast episode “Smiles, Sunshine, and Bears.” Or…a heartwarming story about the unexpected side effects of staying positive.
Jordan remembers a wish he made under the Paradise HIlls, legendary tree.Chapter two of Holiday Kisses, a romance, holiday, novella by Merri Maywether.
The Holiday Kisses Angel makes a visit to the cafe where Iris is having lunch with Jordan.
Some of the stories are the day to day happenings of life in a small town. Others are short stories I’ve shared with my readers. There will be a few shares from excerpts or chapters that don’t make it into the novels. All of them end are meant to have you start or finish your day with a smile.
Three Creeks, Montana is hosting an all-school reunion over the Fourth of July weekend. In this first, of two, episodes Rachel finds herself having fun participating in a class competition.