Archive for the ‘happy holidays’ Category

Happy Mother’s Day!

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

A very Happy Mother’s Day to all you mothers and like mothers out there.

What you do and how you care means so much more than is often expressed back to you.

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I’d like to say thank you to my family for these lovely flowers that were delivered to me for Mother’s Day.

I’m so grateful for them.

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I also want to send all my love and a Happy Mother’s Day to my mom.

I love you Ma!

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We all do. And though the look of the family may have changed the love is still here.




Me and the gang

Dreams Always Matter… #WeNeedDiverseRomance

Monday, January 19th, 2015

Happy Martin Luther King Day here in the US!

I always think of this as a day of reflection and not just a day of sales or a day off from work. I’m sure it helps that my children share a birthday with the great Dr. King which I always thought was a great honor and never missed an opportunity to remind them of that. They know the history and how far we have and sadly how far we still have to go. Recently, with the passing of my Nana, piggy backing on the powerful and important #WeNeedDiverse books hashtag, I started the #WeNeedDiverseRomance hashtag attempting to honor Nana’s love of romance and highlight the lack of diversity in the genre. Yes, we even have a long way to go when it comes to publishing and getting equal representation when it comes to our stories of happily ever after. And this is me with this hashtag hoping in some way to bring awareness and enact a bit of change to help balance the scales. It may be a small dream but it’s a DREAM all the same.



And if we have learned anything from Dr. King it’s that Dreams Always Matter.

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All the best,


I’ve Got A Feeling…

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Everything’s gonna be all right!

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Happy 2015!

Here’s hoping the best is yet to come!



All the best,


It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like… time for a X-MAS Giveaway!

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

It’s beginning to look a lot like…

It’s time to PANIC, is what it’s beginning to look a lot like. How in the world is it this close to Christmas? I’m so far behind right now that I might as well count it as December 26th and start in on next year. Oh well, I’m never one to give up so I’m going in full force now.

Don’t you stay here and hang out with whiny old me, head on over where things are a lot more holiday cheery. Go on over to the Smutketeers 12 Days Blog Hop.

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Today is Day 10 and I’m one of the featured authors with a giveaway up. Leave a comment to be entered to win a 20.00 Amazon Gift card & an e copy of Through The Lens. And while you there enter for all the days to be in for the big 300.00 value Grand Prize. hey it’s Christmas, or at least that’s what the calender is telling me. Click here to stop by!  Oh and did you happen to see the fun video?



All the best,


Holly Hopping!

Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Happy Holidays! I hope you all are having a wonderful start to the holiday season. I’m hopping into it with bells on with a bunch of my favorite writer friends by participating in not 1 but 2 holiday blog hops! And of course I’m reluctantly pulling Jack along for the ride.



The 1st will be a fabulous Christmakwanzakah Blog Hop from December 8-19 (My day is Dec 12th) where me and other fabulous authors will be sharing original holiday themed short stories. How fun! Look out for tweets and notifications from me and be sure to stop by all the author’s blogs for a new story every day!

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The next is a blog hop with the fabulous Smutketeers! This hop runs from December 9th -21st and I’ll be up on their blog on the 18th where you’ll see my greeting and can enter for a chance to win a 20.00 Amazon gift card! Stop by to see all the authors and enter every day and you’ll be eligible for a chance to win their big grand prize worth 300.00!

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Whew, that’s a lot of hopping. I’m sure by the end you and me both will be ready for a spot under the tree with Jack.

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Have a wonderful week and see you back here during the Holidays!


All the best,


Welcome December

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Didn’t these holidays just sneak on up on us?

Oh, well nothing we can do about it now but to do it. Welcome December. Let’s do this thing.


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(This is me showing off the fact that my tree is already up. Quite sneaky smug huh?)


All the best,


Happy 4th of July!

Friday, July 4th, 2014

From my heart to yours… hope you have a sweet Independence Day!



All the best,



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Always remember…

Monday, May 26th, 2014

To never forget.



This was a quote from a Colonel in the army who gave a beautiful and stirring speech at our town’s Memorial Day Service in the park today. He was right. We much always remember to never forget and to give thanks. Wishing you all a beautiful day and week ahead.


Now taking a moment to give a reminder over here if you don’t follow me on Facebook.  That I’m having a BOUNCE book chat over on the Fan Group page on Wednesday the 28th at 9pm.

I’d love to have you join me and answer any questions you have about BOUNCE.  *Jack not included*

Bounce & Jack


All the best,


Happy Easter!

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Peace and Blessings on this joyous day!



All the best,



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Expressions of Love… via Vin

Friday, February 14th, 2014

It’s the day of Lurve! Now I could get all poetic and lovely dovey with expressing my feelings for you all, but when I got to thinking about them I was just overcome with emotions and I found the words hard to come by.

Thank goodness I have Vin here to come to the rescue.

Happy Valentine’s day via may man Vin…


And remember…

love wins


All the best,



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