Bio: Carol Kehlmeier is a former newspaper woman and columnist. As a freelance writer she has been published in both Christian and secular publications. She has received an award for her column, her fiction and non fiction have been acknowledged at writers' conferences.
She is a wife, mother and grandmother writing from Westerville, Ohio.
Melissa has never been away from her farm home for Christmas. Newly married, she travels to Ohio with husband, Josh, to experience a Christmas unlike she has ever known and to meet his weird and wonderful family. She must decide what kind of a Christmas tradition she and Josh should start for their lives.
Ginny receives an urgent call from Mama to come home. As she drives home she recalls her childhood, her mother's attitude toward those who are a bit different. Ginny knows she is alienated from her mother and realizes she is behaving toward her estranged daughter just the way her mother hasdealt with her. As Ginny observes her mother, she decides changes must be made.
All Casey and Sean wanted to do was sell the salve they sent away for from a magazine ad. Their intentions were good. They wanted to help Grandma with food money. Because they didn't read all the instructions that came with the salve, much sadness and heartache would be experienced before the problem would be resolved.