Adventures in ice cream–yum!!

Thank you so much for inviting me to your blog. Sometimes it’s the mundane things in life that are an adventure. Stepping out of your lane and trying something new. Starting a business. Trying a new recipe. Facing life head-on. Eating ice cream on a cold day. I know it’s October, but it’s never too cold for a bowl of chilled sweetness. Believe it or not, my favorite is plain ole vanilla, not too adventurous, huh.

Many years ago, I bought an ice cream shop in New Jersey. We made our own super-premium. The thing I enjoyed most was creating different flavors. Since I also had a coffee shop, I’d use the liquid syrups, which flavored specialty coffee drinks and frozen concoctions. Some of the ice cream had chocolate covered coffee beans and the addition of espresso. I always tried my flavors except for coconut. I despise coconut. In that case, a multitude of volunteers was willing to put their taste buds on the line.

Recently I bought an old-time ice cream maker. My granddaughter is diabetic, and I wanted to control my ingredients. Both grands were so excited when I pulled it out on a recent driveway camping sleepover. Is it done? Is it done? When will it be done? joined the bouncing up and down and peeking into the lid. What a pleasure it was to see everyone enjoying such a simple thing as homemade ice cream. That’s what my character Gloriana Jones had dedicated her life to—bringing joy one scoop at a time in Rainbow Sprinkles.

Life had thrown some devastating issues into her life. Lost love. Nearly losing her business. But with some heavenly assistance and Nathan James, she finds happiness at the end of her rainbow.

So, get yourself a scoop or two of your favorite flavor and enjoy this little peek into Rainbow Sprinkles, a One Scoop or Two story from The Wild Rose Press series. Oh, I almost forgot. Rainbow Sprinkles’ signature treat is a Salted Caramel Sundae.

About the book:

Retired and widowed Gloriana Jones is forging on with the plans she and her late husband dreamed of—bringing joy and happiness, one ice cream cone at a time, to Lake Unami. But bad weather is drowning her dream.
A trip to Upstate NY is bittersweet for Nathan James. He is excited to see his first granddaughter but without his wife he’s lonely. When his car breaks down, he heads to the only light he can see, an ice cream shop. 
With aid from a heavenly source, electricity sparks, but will the two weather the summer storms and find love a second time? Or will their hopes and dreams melt away?

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Posted on October 19, 2020, in book, guest author, paranormal, romance, Uncategorized, writing and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. Thank you so much for having me here today sharing my love of not only ice cream but life both the adventurous and the mundane. D. V. 🦉

  2. pamelasthibodeaux

    Ooohhh owning an ice-cream shop how fun!
    Good luck and God’s blessings

  3. Oh what fun to have had your own ice cream shop! I’d loved to have tasted some of your concoctions. I can remember growing up, my dad and uncle would always crank up the old hand operated freezer for the holidays, especially the Fourth of July. Continued best of luck with Rainbow Sprinkles!!

  4. Jennifer Zander Wilck

    I used to work in a Baskin Robbins. Love ice cream!

  5. Can’t wait to read this. I love the whole concept!

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