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Contest Winners, Mom Moments and the Eclipse

Good morning. Hope you are having a great week. We’re dealing with colds, so this post might be short and all over the place. So, to keep me on track, here’s what I plan to write about today.Announcement of the winner’s of last week’s contestA mom moment because my oldest is now 12 years oldA… Continue reading Contest Winners, Mom Moments and the Eclipse

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End of Summer Post

**Heads up** The following post will be random and might not make much sense.Organization and time management skills are essential for a homeschool mama who is also a writer. But, what does an author and a homeschool mama do if these skills do not com naturally? Pray and work hard. Yep, that’s it, and I… Continue reading End of Summer Post

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Advice From Master Yoda

Disclaimer: The quotes in this post may not be completely accurate.I had a rough day. Stressed because I’m always stressed when the teacher reviews my girls’ homeschool portfolios, I did not sleep well last night. Nervous, I couldn’t eat much except a peanut butter and jelly sandwich this morning. We were getting the books put… Continue reading Advice From Master Yoda

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all moms out there! So glad you could join me. Today, I have a gift just for you, faithful readers. Excerpts. Yep, you heard me. Free excerpts of my books, all of them focusing on moms and mothering.The three ladies you are about to meet are as different as night and… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day

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Pondering A Story: Creativity

What feeds your creativity? Or, rather, what do you do to get into a creative frame of mind? Welcome to the blog and today’s post, where, once again I slip into avoiding talking about my manuscript. LOLI have been talking these last few weeks about how to begin a story. If you have been with… Continue reading Pondering A Story: Creativity

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Barbies, Cartoons and Mad Libs, oh my! Oh, yeah, and a book.

I was a child of the 80’s. Thus, Saturday mornings found me and my sister crowding in front of our TV, sneaking our hands into the bag of powder sugar donuts and watching cartoons. One we always watched together was Jem and the Holograms. On one particular episode…I can’t remember which one…Jem’s boyfriend, Rio shouts… Continue reading Barbies, Cartoons and Mad Libs, oh my! Oh, yeah, and a book.