Monthly Archives: January 2017

A Little Escape

In between the manic cleaning, cooking, and celebrating of my youngest birthday, the hubbinator and I managed to squeeze in 2 movies. The first was the awesome Austenland. As we sat down to watch it, the hubbinator wanted to know … Continue reading

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Days to celebrate this week

There are days I need to celebrate something, anything, so why not check to see what national day of the week to get ideas. In case you missed it, here are some of my favorite days from this week: The … Continue reading

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Free Writing Workshops February 5th

Free workshops in downtown Glendale during the Chocolate Affaire. Saturday 10AM— Workshp: All the Feels: Teen Romance 101 TWILIGHT. ELEANOR AND PARK. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS. Young adult romance has come a long way since SWEET VALLEY HIGH. Today’s … Continue reading

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The Sickness is Spreading

We all know the common cold is highly contagious. A penguin sneezes in the Antarctica and I get a cold here in Arizona. That’s how these things work. The hubbinator had it last week.  Now the youngest had it and … Continue reading

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What a Mess

There’s a meme on Facebook about Thanksgiving dinner. I’m sure most of you have seen it. It sums up the holidays pretty much like this: hours to prepare, minutes to eat, and days to clean up afterward. It’s funny because … Continue reading

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Dark Days Ahead

It’s that time of year. You know, when the Christmas lights are removed from houses and the decorations are stowed away. Everything is dark and bare. For those who live in snow country, the landscape will be blanketed white, then … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Darcy’s Hope Beauty from Ashes

I’ve been lucky to meet Ginger Monette through a shared love of romance and the First World War. Her new book features the familiar characters of Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennett against the turbulence of the Great War. Ginger lives … Continue reading

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Go Big or Go Small

Although the holidays are over, the memories will stay with us for a long time to come. The best part of the holidays are the decorations. Very few of us decorate the same way although we may all use the … Continue reading

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There’s a Day for That

When I’m bored, I tend to think of things that get me into trouble. Usually I can write a few blogs but then I run out of ideas so I started dinking around on the internet. And stumbled upon the … Continue reading

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A Recipe for Delicousness

Despite the hubbinator’s desire to purchase me something other than books for Christmas (I do not understand this way of thinking, but as he still has a belly button, I am almost positive he has not been replaced by an … Continue reading

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