Thelma is the author of a syndicated newspaper food column and owns a marketing company which promotes the sale of community cookbooks. She shares cookbook reviews at http://community-cookbooks.blogspot.com
During the late 1980's and early 1990's, she published a newsletter for homemakers titled Homemaker Headlines. With subscribers across the United States and Canada, it featured recipes, household tips and cookbook reviews. She also has served as a Field Editor for Taste of Home, a popular cooking magazine.