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Bury Me With My Pearls: If Only the Old Kitchen Table Could Talk

I’m ecstatic that my book, Bury Me With My Pearls is now available in AUDIO! Best of all, I wanted to share with ya’ll that I personally read every word because you just can’t fake a Southern accent! If you want to know what you’re in store for when you listen to my full book (hint: a lot of laughter and a few tears) you can view the excerpt below which was ripped straight from the pages of Bury Me With My Pearls.

“The more this table ages, the better it looks,” said the salesperson when Thomas and I bought our kitchen table. Years later that statement would have more meaning than the aging of the wood.

I dusted the kitchen table and saw the words, “Daniel C. Herlong” imprinted in the grain of the wood. I remember that was the time when Thomas father’s, Daddy Big John, was teaching Holmes and Caroline how to write cursive. The lesson was obviously repeated several times. Now we have an indelible memory of my father-in-law’s signature to cherish.

Posted in book release, Bury Me With My Pearls, Southern Humor by Jane Jenkins Herlong.
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Bury Me With My Pearls: Now on Audio!

miss-south-carolinaYa’ll want to hear something exciting? My book, Bury Me With My Pearls, is now available in AUDIO! I personally read every word because you simply can’t fake a Southern accent! I wanted to share my Southern stories my way with a little Gullah influence plus a few stories with a hint of a “Nathern” accent. Just what are you in store for when you listen to Bury Me With My Pearls? Read an excerpt from the book below!

“Several years ago, I was asked to judge the Miss Mississippi Pageant. During my stay in the great beauty queen state of Mississippi, was the anniversary of the day I won the title of Miss South Carolina.

Too boot, Miss Mississippi whooped me at the Miss America Pageant.

Posted in Bury Me With My Pearls, Gullah, Miss America, Miss South Carolina, storytelling by Jane Jenkins Herlong.
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Get Rid Of Anxiety Once And For All

I will never forget the day I started cleaning out our freezer. To be honest, I kept putting stuff in that chest freezer and closing the lid. The day came when the lid would not shut; it was time to organize and throw away all of the anxiety that was the contents of the freezer…

Digging through the layers of frozen stuff, I kept hearing a song from the Disney movie, “Frozen.” Let it go, let it go …I saw Ziploc bags dated in indelible ink that were older than my college-aged children. I tried to avoid asking Thomas for his help but I became overwhelmed with the task. I dreaded Thomas finding the buried bags of Game he had prepared for the freezer. It was a big assignment since there were so many things I wanted to hold onto but needed to throw away.

Posted in Bury Me With My Pearls, funny by Jane Jenkins Herlong.
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Illumination Book Award Made My Southern Momma Proud

What a thrill to have my book received the top award in Spirituality from the Jenkins Group.  “Bury Me with My Pearls” received a Gold  Illumination Award. There were books from 28 countries entered in the competition. I was honored, surprised … and kinda shocked at the same time.What a thrill to have my book receive the top award in Spirituality from the Jenkins Group.  “Bury Me with My Pearls” received a Gold  Illumination Award. There were books from 28 countries entered in the competition. I was honored, surprised … and kinda shocked at the same time. The Illumination Book Award made my Southern momma proud.

Those of you who have read the book know that the first chapter is entitled, “My Mothers of Pearls” referring to my Momma and my second mother, Tootsie.  These women I considered my “nacre” or protective coating. They shared with me both great advice on top of some crazy info as I matured.

Jumping on a Po-Go stick was not allowed, nor were trampolines. Nope. No woman should do that to her body since you risk your “female parts” flipping.

The results would be horrific!

Posted in Southern, Women's Health by Jane Jenkins Herlong.
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Yes, You Can Make an “F” in English 101 and Write Best-Selling Books

 

Knock me over; it happened.  “Bury Me with My Pearls,” made it all the way to Number 35 on Amazon and listed as a Hot New Release. and continues to do well.  Yes, you can make an “F” in English 101 and write a best-selling book. #pearlsbook

Knock me over; it happened.  “Bury Me with My Pearls,” made it all the way to Number 35 on Amazon and listed as a Hot New Release.  Yes, you can make an “F” in English 101 and write  Best-Selling Books.

God is so good to protect  this book and help it survive the Typhoon in the Philippines since many of the files were in that country. Please continue to pray for the victims of that terrible disaster.  I am thankful that a promise I made my mother came true on Tuesday, November 12, 2013  Thank all of you for your support,  not only for the book but for also helping the Typhoon victims since they benefit from book sales.

Posted in determination, encouragment by Jane Jenkins Herlong.
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