How to Have a Cowboy Christmas


The jangle of spurs mingles with the jingle of sleigh bells in this celebration of Christmas, cowboy style….

It is my absolute honor to share my friend’s, Shanna Hatfield, A Cowboy Christmas with you today. I remember her working on this last year as we were getting ready for our annual Women Writing the West conference, a national writer’s organization I presided over with Shanna as my conference chair.

Six weeks before October 23rd, she had her hands full with conference duties and the first half of this book with deadlines looming. She pulled it all off with her usual grace and style.

Shanna claims to be passionate about Christmas, county life, and cooking, and this book proves her declaration is indeed correct. Her publisher sent me a copy for review and it is stunning!

Her photos are elegant, her choices of western men and women that share their Christmas traditions are heart-warming, her tips and hints are time-saving and valuable, and her recipes will melt in your mouth just reading about them. She even talks about her years growing up on her parents’ farm in Oregon, giving her book a personal touch.

This book is a holiday treat and the perfect gift for those on your Christmas list, something its readers will treasure for years to come.

Part of Shanna’s generosity includes her offering to Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund where she donates ten percent of her book earnings between November 1 and December 24. Click here to read more. Yet this year she is extending the period to include October 1.

About A Cowboy Christmas

Through photos, interviews, 15 how-tos, and 75 recipes, this book offers a guide to creating your own Cowboy Christmas and a celebration of the style, traditions, food, and family celebrations unique to the lifestyles of American cowboys. Featuring ranch families, rodeo cowboys, and communities with western-style Christmas celebrations, this book will highlight the things that make a Cowboy Christmas special. Each chapter will feature traditions, recipes, decorations, and stories from the interviewees.

USA Today bestselling author Shanna Hatfield is a farm girl who loves to write. Her sweet historical romances are filled with sarcasm, humor, hope, and hunky heroes.  When Shanna isn’t dreaming up unforgettable characters, twisting plots, snapping photos, or trying new recipes, she hangs out with her beloved husband, Captain Cavedweller, at their home near Walla Walla, Washington.

Named for the tiny Montana town of TwoDot and iconic two-dot brand where it got its name, where cattle still outnumber residents, TWODOT BOOKS® is dedicated to revealing the big stories that shaped the history of the West and sharing the smaller stories that provided its color and texture and have taken this vast region into the future. The best source of lively, entertaining books that tell untold or little-known stories from Western history and celebrate the unique or iconic characteristics of the American West, from profiles of remarkable people and cultures, to the folklore that is part of the myth of the Wild West and the wild and mysterious true stories from history, the stories we tell are part of the great patchwork of the vast landscape west of the Mississippi.

A Cowboy Christmas

Western Celebrations, Recipes, and Traditions

By Shanna Hatfield

October 2019 • 304 pages •Don’t miss out, Order your copy now! 

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  1. You are the best, Carmen! Thank you so, so much, sweet friend, for sharing about my new book. I appreciate it more than you can know!
    Hugs and thanks!

    1. Carmen Peone says:

      My pleasure, my friend! This is such a wonderful book. I wish you only the best.