October 13, 2013

Lucky 13 Trick-or-Treat Blog Hop: My Favorite Halloween Memory

I love autumn. Seriously, I do. Trick-or-treating is also one of those activities that I adored as a child for the fun of dressing up, racing through the dark with my friends, gathering candy and treats and then taking them home to be sorted. When I was a teen, I continued the tradition of dressing up so I could chaperone children I used to babysit for their trick or treating and yes, I scored candy, too. As an adult, I didn’t get to trick or treat as often, but I still did the dressing up because it was fun. When […]
September 20, 2013

My Favorite Guilty Indulgence #NdulgentHop

Take Me Back to the Beginning It’s funny, when I signed up for this blog hop it was to celebrate a blog I really enjoy and because it sounded like fun. So I had to think about what guilty indulgence do I really have? Over the last few years, we’ve had to do a lot of belt tightening and there’s been changes in my personal and professional life. Mini Me is growing up and her schedule and needs are more demanding. Most of the time, my resources are poured into three things: bills, the kiddo, and the animals. This doesn’t […]
September 17, 2013

Sunset on Summer Fun: Or What Did I Do This Summer?

You remember in school how we would have to write a paper about “What I Did This Summer?” I used to hate that paper. I don’t know whether it was because it was the end of summer and I had to think about all the fun I wouldn’t be having or because what I did that summer wasn’t particularly interesting. Summer Fun The best part of summer is the freedom so associated with it. Even today when I don’t get a three month holiday from school, I do get a break from the day to day demand of the Mini’s […]
May 15, 2013

Sinful Sirens Blog Hop: Summer Reading, Happens So Fast!

  Summer is here and I have a sunburn to prove it! After the completely bizarre bipolar winter, I am completely looking forward to crashing poolside to read and catch up on some hot summer releases. Books that I can’t wait to get my hands on this summer include Melissa Schroeder’s The Santinis and Nalini Singh’s Heart of Obsidian.  Make Summer Reading Hotter Get Fevered and head to the Old West with Fevered Hearts! A Fistful of Dreams Fevered Hearts #4 All Romance eBooks | Amazon | Barnes and Noble | Smashwords When the spirit fever struck a town, a village or an outpost, it left […]
March 20, 2013

Rites of Spring: You Never Forget the First Time…

Spring is about renewal. It’s a beginning. A fresh start. It’s also about making magic. You never forget the first time you… Read a romance Went skiing Had a child Wrote a book Shared a first kiss Published a book Had a best seller These are the moments that stand out for me when I think of those magical firsts. I debated a little what I wanted to share today–would it be a book? A first for a character? Or would it be something more personal? I decided the split the difference. Escape from Desire My grandmother used to read […]