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Traditions Or Not The 2nd Time Around?

The first time I got married I did it the traditional way. In a church, with a big white dress, and all the ‘normal’ trappings that come with a wedding. I happen to like tradition but I also feel a little strange doing it the same way I did the first time. Partly, because I… READ MORE »

Trip To Plymouth Wisconsin

When you travel food is a big part of the fun. At least in my opinion because I like food. It’s fun to find things that are not the same old stuff you can get at home. In Plymouth, Wisconsin there is a place called Chester’s. It is an A & W style drive in… READ MORE »

I Want YOU To Join Laina’s Crusaders!

Are you interested in partnering with me to spread the word about my published books? Then I want YOU to join my team – Laina’s Crusaders! If you choose to join, I’ll be forever grateful and can also offer you a few incentives. As a member of Laina’s Crusaders, you’ll be rewarded with: * Exclusive FREE access to… READ MORE »

Fab 5 Friday

I’ve missed the last couple weeks of Fab 5 Friday not because there weren’t super fab posts out there but rather my life has been chaotic to say the least. This week was a little more under control and I am excited to share some of the posts I found. Especially the yummy ones. Brown… READ MORE »

Please Take A Moment for Meso (Mesothelioma)

Today we are taking a break from our typical blog posts to support the ‘Moment for Meso‘ campaign. Do you know what Meso is? I had never heard of it, but I was recently contacted by Cameron Von St. James to join their summer campaign in educating people about this very rare cancer that affects 3,000 people in the U.S. alone… READ MORE »

Wedding Wednesday

Since I’m getting married I decided that talking about all things wedding between now and next July 11th would be fun. Not every day of course but when the mood strikes me. Like on Wednesdays…because Wedding Wednesday sounds good. The mood struck me today when I was thinking about how “all out” to go with… READ MORE »

Goal Setting

Slow and steady wins the race. And that’s not just a cliché. It’s true. Even though we are very much an instant gratification society and want instant results with most things, if you have slow and consistent progress you will be much more likely to reach your goal and more importantly keep it. Some of… READ MORE »

What I’m Eating This Week: 6 Nights of Meal Planning

Ok, so my husband has challenged me to fulfill a pretty big goal for the next 2 months: WE WILL COOK AND EAT AT HOME EVERY NIGHT UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15th. Now, granted, he travels 1-2 weeks out of the month so during those times he will obviously eat out on the road and I will… READ MORE »

Yeah, I’m Getting Married

Seriously. I’m not joking. Ok…if you know me go ahead and take a minute and pick yourself off the floor. If you don’t know me, I’m glad you stopped by and are reading this very special post. I’m Getting Married! I’ve been married before. Once. For over 10 years and I got 2 amazing children from… READ MORE »

Louisiana: Myth vs. Fact

As a resident of the New Orleans area, it is always fascinating to watch the excitement of tourists as they explore the city. But there are many myths linked to Louisiana that I feel the need to clear up.   1. Myth:  Mardi Gras is celebrated every day in the French Quarter. Fact:  Untrue. However, when New Orleans… READ MORE »

Watermelon Wednesday

Does this picture even need words? I think this pretty much encompasses summertime fun!

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Laina Turner

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Laina’s Fabulous Loves: Coffee, wine, hot yoga, hanging with my kids, writing, blogging, and helping other fabulous women to their true path of success.     READ MORE

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JR Terrier and the Big Break Launches March 25, 2014!

This season the Hollywood dreams of a little dog named Jack Russell Terrier are coming true and guess what, you have got the privilege to be a part of this journey along with him. Well friends, I am talking about the new book by famous author Tiffany Brianne named ‘JR Terrier and the Big Break’.   READ MORE