What I’ve Learned in Nine Years of #Blogging #WritingCommunity


Nine years of blogging! The best thing I’ve learned from blogging is the sense of community. Bloggers come from all over the world and from different walks of life and are from a wide range of ethnic and religious backgrounds. I think that’s what makes each post uniquely entertaining and beneficial from a learning standpoint-…

Facing Life’s Challenges Head-On- #Inspirational #FamilyFirst


No one said it would be easy… Why is it some people seem to breeze through life as though they’re blessed by every good luck charm known to man? Gorgeous, popular, healthy, rich, if you want it, they’ve got it. Obviously, there’s more to these divine beings than what we lower humans see, but it’s…

Ways to Inspire Your Writing #WritingTips #WritingCommunity


Ways I’ve found to inspire my writing I often get asked where I go for inspiration. There are literally a million different storylines out there- you just have to be open to ideas. The other night, on America’s Got Talent there was a trapeze act where the woman flipped in mid-air over a fiery pit…

#FreebieFriday #BeachRead Edition


Summer Reading I don’t know about you, but I find it extremely hard to concentrate on my writing in the summer. I’d much sooner be outside, in the garden, or lounging under the cherry tree reading all the amazing books on my TBR pile (which is ready to run away and hide, it’s so tall!…

He’s Still the One #Anniversary #FamilyFirst


Hard to imagine it’s been thirty-five years since DH and I said the big “I do” and began what would be a journey together filled with love, laughter, and yes, tears. I remember being a nervous wreck that day. No one mentioned how stressful it is to plan a wedding- thank goodness I had the…