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Hospitality Austen Style

Hospitality Austen Style

I love the idea of having people over and sitting around the dinner table with good friends. I scour magazine articles about how to plan a party, and I collect Pinterest posts about entertaining; but then I think of all the work involved. First, I’d have to clean, then I’d have to cook something worth… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Rebecca Jamison’s “Unforgettable” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Rebecca Jamison’s “Unforgettable” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Rebecca Jamison‘s “Unforgettable” Giveaway. Lynnchar will receive an autographed copy of Ms. Jamison‘s latest release, Unforgettable. Congratulations, Lynn! Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. Do not forget to include your mailing address in the email. [In accordance with Austen Authors’… more goodness …

A Garden like Jane’s

A Garden like Jane’s

April is the time of year when I love to work in my garden, and this year, I’ve found myself longing to have a garden more like one of Jane Austen’s. In searching through her novels, I noticed with surprise that flowers are not often mentioned. In fact, there are no bouquets from Col. Brandon… more goodness …

Fordyce on Women

Fordyce on Women

When Mr. Collins reads from Fordyce’s Sermons in Pride and Prejudice, I always figured he was reading something dry and preachy. What I didn’t figure was that he was also reading something incredibly sexist. Fordyce wrote several books of sermons, but his Sermons for Young Women was the most popular of his books, extremely popular during… more goodness …