Nicole Sparks and Jenna Martwitz
Nicole Sparks and Jenna Martwitz
The Ladies of Faith have an exciting meeting coming up Nov. 18.

The famous Crockin’ Girls will be signing their new cookbook available for purchase at the meeting. Jenna Martwitz and Nicole Sparks, authors of the cookbook, will be speaking at the meeting at 6 p.m. at the Concerned Citizens dining room, 400 East Pine St.

 It’s very important that attendees register early because seating is limited and this presentation is being publicized in surrounding communities and it will fill up fast.

According to their website,, they started their partnership in August, 2011, They are  two small-town girls from Brownwood, who are best friends and busy moms. They started a Facebook page to share slow cooker recipes with other time-strapped family and friends. Overnight, thousands of people from around the country began “liking” their page and now they have more than 620,000 “Likes”. Their website sees over 20,000 visits daily, and only eight months after starting their Facebook page, the Crockin’ Girls had a Barnes & Noble Best-Selling cookbook, “The Crockin’ Girls Slow Cookin’ Companion” that is currently in it’s second printing, and their first magazine, “Crockin’ for the Holidays” has hit nationwide newsstands.
Martwitz has two children, ages 3 and 1 and her hometown is Paradise.


She graduated from Tarleton State University with a degree in elementary education. Her husband is a coach. Sparks’ first love is dancing and she opened her own dance studio in Priddy, near Brownwood. She also has two children, Gage, 6 and Gracie, 3. Her husband has an insurance company and they built their own home.

The girls have been featured in HGTV magazine, many newspapers, and appeared on Good Morning Texas, Fox TV: Good Day Atlanta and Good Day Dallas, QVC: In the kitchen with David, The 700 Club and many others.

Melanie Belcher, who coordinates the Ladies of Faith monthly meetings, says, “This is one meeting that could easily be filled to capacity very quickly. We are urging everyone to make a reservation, even if you don’t usually do so. The meetings are free and we provide a meal, so it’s important to reserve your spot by November 15.”
Seats can be reserved by calling (940) 567-6633, ext. 281 or email Melanie at