5 Things You Might Not Know About June

I'm sure you've all noticed that we're nearing the middle of the month of June. Well, if you're a writer on a very tight deadline you might not have noticed, but probably everyone else has. Because I'm gearing up for a month-long visit from my grandkids (yay!) and I'm suffering from short-timer's disease (a month's … Continue reading 5 Things You Might Not Know About June

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Congrats to the Winners

In my April newsletter, I announced that I would be giving away copies of two ebooks (Let it Snow and That Woman in Wyoming) to five lucky winners in time for Mother's Day Congratulations to dianaticic sebarker17 tarmywife2006 louranew debbie.m.mitchell Check your inbox. Your books should be there. If they're not, check your spam filter. … Continue reading Congrats to the Winners

8 Things on My Wish List

Okay, this is random, but it's almost Christmas so I thought I'd take a look at my wish list and see what's on it. Here are 8 items on my list in no particular order: r. I saw this charm bracelet one day while I was hanging out on Twitter and saved it to my … Continue reading 8 Things on My Wish List

Pumpkin Spice Truffles

I shared this recipe last year on Sammi Carter's (now retired) blog, but for those of you who haven't seen it, I decided to share it again because it's almost Halloween, and Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year. I found this recipe on About.com and thought these truffles were so cute, … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Truffles

May the Road Rise Up to Meet You

It's St. Patrick's Day today, and spring is coming.  At least, that's what I'm told.  You'd never know it to look at my yard, though. It's snowed twice in the past week, and we're expecting another big snow storm to hit tonight.  I'm not complaining.  After six long years of drought, we need the moisture.  … Continue reading May the Road Rise Up to Meet You

Happy? Valentine’s Day

This may be a bad thing for a romance author to admit, but we really don't celebrate Valentine's Day at my house--at least not for the reasons most people celebrate it. I don't have a husband. Don't have a significant other, and even if one of my daughters or I happen to be dating someone … Continue reading Happy? Valentine’s Day

The Dangers of Online Shopping

I'm probably one of the last holdouts to discover the joys of online shopping.  Oh, sure, I order the occasional book from eHarlequin.com or one of my favorite online bookstores, but I haven't done a lot of browsing, and I'll confess that eBay has always seemed a little daunting to me. Or maybe the truth is just … Continue reading The Dangers of Online Shopping

Post-Holiday Syndrome

It's been a rough beginning to 2005 at my house, and a busy one, so when it came time to celebrate Easter, we decided to keep things small. Our holiday was very quiet this year, but it was perfect for us. No big dinner. No guests.  No dying of eggs, no hunting of eggs either. … Continue reading Post-Holiday Syndrome