Jessica E. Thomas

Ava Eating a Juice Pop
Juice Pops
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The Hubs' Starbucks bill has been creeping up lately. When I asked him what on earth he'd been drinking, he informed me that minion #3 requires a cake pop every time he goes through the drive through. One of her...
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Who Is Pretty Odd?
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My name is Jessica E. Thomas. I live in the tension between Pretty and Odd. I am: A girl who grew up on Star Trek and Carl Sagan, who started wearing glasses at the age of nine. A woman who...
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Autumn Road
Novels novels everywhere and not a minute to write…
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Today's "something shiny" is a novel I started about four years ago. I didn't get very far with it. In fact, what you see below is all there is. Nevertheless, I'm intrigued with this cast of characters and I'd like...
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Noah Gabba Gabba and April Wrap Up
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It's been a busy spring at the Thomas residence. This past week was particularly...interesting? I came down with a cold last Sunday and missed a total of 8 hours of work between Monday and Tuesday. As soon as my fever...
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Garden Party
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It's more like February outside, with the snow, sleet, and whatever other frozen thing Mother Nature can concoct, but at my house, we're still holding out hope that spring will arrive soon. As such, we are preparing for our garden....
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Guitar Tunes and Gnocchi
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It's Sunday at the Thomas residence, so what else is there to do but strum out-of-tune guitars and make gnocchi? (See vlog below for full explanation.) The Recipe I've never made gnocchi before, and I wanted to start with a...
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Spring Fever? Nope. Try, Baby Fever.
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Ever have a sudden, irrational, urgent, all-consuming desire to have a baby? It's called baby fever. And take heart, it's curable. Jessica E. Thomas graduated summa cum laude with Academic Honors in Writing from Ball State University, receiving a Bachelor...
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Merry Un-Christmas
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Christmas is once again a thing of the past (yay!) and it's that time of the year when hoards of wannabe healthy people begin working on undoing the damage (and weight gain) of the holidays. I got a jump on...
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WANTED: The Christmas Spirit
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The Christmas Spirit is an elusive specter in the Thomas house. For me, at least. My children possess it in copious amounts, or shall I say, it has possessed them and they are bubbling over with excitement as a result....
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‘Kindled Hearts’ Preview
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For reasons probably related to temporary insanity, I wrote a Christmas-themed inspirational romance novella during NaNoWriMo. For reasons definitely related to temporary insanity, I plan to release it SOON. In the meantime, here is Chapter 1. I hope you enjoy!...
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