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My Favorite Word of 2013

Last year, I decided not to make New Years resolutions. Oh, sure I had made them before. Written on paper. Professed drunkenly to friends. Glued onto vision boards. I resolved to lose weight. Exercise more. No more cookies. Don’t cry when refused offer of said cookies. Take more time for myself. Volunteer. Travel. Basically, become […]

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And the winner is…

Thank you to all who participated in the Black Friday Wish List Giveaway!! I am amazed at your generous spirits. You and truly representative of the meaning of “Thanksgiving”. But, despite your generous hearts, I bet you’re wondering who won? Just so happens I have the answer… Right…. Here! Congratulations to Missy!!! You won! I […]

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Black Friday Wish List Shopping Spree Giveaway

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my American friends! I imagine this week will be filled with stuffing turkeys, cleaning the house, and cringing at having to sit beside Great Aunt Bessie who spits when she talks. And don’t forget the shopping. Yes, Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is often the official kickoff to Christmas […]

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Best Popcorn Ever

I curled up to watch Iron Man 3 the other night, but not before I made a big bowl of popcorn. I decided to spice things up a bit instead of the normal popcorn. I mean things were going be hot enough with Robert Downey Jr. on the screen, but that doesn’t mean my popcorn […]

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I’m going on tour!

Hi folks! I’m preparing a “real post” for you all soon, but wanted to let you know that I’m going on tour this week! Not a “real” tour, but a “virtual” tour courtesy of Goddess Fish Promotions. I’m really looking forward to being part of their review tour for my book Work in Progress. Thank […]

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Naming the Puppy

Happy Monday to you all! Up here in Canada it is the Civic Holiday, which means DAY OFF! YAY! Whether you are on vacation, or if you are trudging your way to work, I thought I would help bring a smile to your day with an excerpt to my contemporary romance, “Work in Progress“. Keep […]

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Winners Announced!

Winners will be contacted shortly. Thanks to everyone who participated!  

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Staycation Giveaway!

There comes a time when vacations seem to be winding down and patience for family wears thing. So what better time than to have a giveaway! The giveaway is all about having the essentials for a “Staycation”. What’s part of the package? Check it out:   The grand Staycation prize is: Work in Progress by […]

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How to Change Your Life in 3 Minutes

Everyone I talk to lately seems to be feeling really stressed and overwhelmed. Summer is a sneaky ninja in that it gives off this vibe of being super cool and mellow, but – BAM! – it judo chops you right in the stress balls. Planning parties, organizing kids’ summer camp agendas, yard work, orchestrating vacations, […]

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Boys Don’t Cry…Or Do They?

My friend and fellow writer Troy Aaron Ratliff explains himself below, but I wanted to give you a bit of an introduction. I met Troy in an online writers’ group about a year ago. Troy is a wonderfully supportive and creative person. We hit it off right away. He describes himself as a snuggly cephalopod, […]

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