Susan Karsten’s Latest Book Review: “Every Bride Needs a Groom” by Janice Thompson

From the yummy cover art, to the satisfying surprise ending, this novel fills the bill of any wedding loving, romance loving, fashion loving reader. The author has a great touch with humor, and you’ll probably be chuckling from very early on. The details about the wedding industry are spot on, and the romance is charming. […]

What is an A-line dress? Not what you are hearing these days!

I’ll admit it, I watch a wedding dress show while I am working out. The reason I am posting about this is that I keep hearing the term “A-line” being used WRONG by these fancy-dancy wedding dress salespeople. They erroneously call a-line what is actually a natural waistline dress. For clarification, here are some A-line […]

Book Review: The Dream Dress, by Janice Thompson

Isn’t this cover inviting?!  Not wanting to give too much of this fun story away, let me just say that if you are interested in weddings, wedding dresses, wedding planning, bakeries, small businesses, sewing, designing, and LOVE…. you will find plenty to please in this rollicking Christian romance. From the blurb:  A lowly seamstress at […]

Black Friday Report, by Susan Karsten

Here in rural WI, the shopping scene underwhelms. Today, I went out the door a bit before 8, and ceased shopping around noon. When it gets super-crowded, I don’t like it. When I go, the early birds are gone and the late-risers aren’t there yet. TJ Maxx was one stop. Their prices are pretty good […]