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Staying Accountable

Don’t you love that picture. I can’t eat donuts so I am vicariously living through my 12 year old. I mentioned yesterday that I need to lose 6 more pounds to get back to where I was last year before my broken ankle and where I want to be for my engagement pictures in a… READ MORE »

Wedding Wednesday – engagement photos

I made the appointment last weekend to get engagement and family photos taken in a few weeks. I wanted it a little closer to fall time but since we aren’t the pose in the foliage type of people we have picked downtown Indianapolis as our venue. And I want fun, action, informal, and did I… READ MORE »

How to Find a Handbag that Will Last

Are you tired of purchasing handbags that only last for a few months before falling apart? There are so many beautiful handbags to choose from, but many of them are made with poor-quality materials and even poorer craftsmanship. If you are the type of woman who likes to purchase items that last for years, here… READ MORE »

Romance & Revenge is Finally Here!

Romance & Revenge It’s here, it’s finally here but ONLY for my loyal fans who are subscribed to my newsletter! After a long, long, long wait Romance & Revenge; the 9th installment in the Presley Thurman mystery series is here! I know I already said that but I am so excited!!! I had it finished… READ MORE »

Damn You, Mother

Dear Mom, It’s been 14 years since you passed away and I have to admit I’m still a little pissed off. Yes, I realize that after 14 years, I shouldn’t still be mad but it takes a long time for me to forgive anyone. Even for dying. I believe my anger is justified though. There… READ MORE »

Wedding Wednesday

When a bride thinks about the important exciting things that have to do with the wedding the budget is usually the farthest form her mind. I’m no different. I hate to think about any thing as silly as a budget interfering with the things I was to buy and put in place for my special… READ MORE »

Basil is HOT

Not spicy hot but the cool kind of hot. Like that dude is hot. It’s awesome! Basil is a culinary herb originally native to India. Now it can be grown in my backyard in central Indiana so clearly if I can grow it is has adapted well to other climates. Considered the KING of herbs… READ MORE »

Romance & Revenge : It’s Almost Here

The bookkeeper at Jared’s company has been murdered and if that wasn’t bad enough someone is trying to sabotage the company by leaking company documents to other firms who are then upstaging their presentations. Jared asks for her help to find out who is trying to take Sleeping Bear Designs down and while Presley is… READ MORE »

Fab 5 Friday

So many to choose from it’s hard to pick just five. But I loved these ones!   Peanut Butter Runner – The Best Homemade Chicken Enchilada’s ….it’s one thing EVERYONE in my family likes. MaskCara – Eyeshadow School: The Halo.…I really need to through out all my make up and buy new and actually learn… READ MORE »

Get to Know Trixie and Her Friends – for free

Today you can download a FREE copy of A Day In The Life Of Trixie Pristine and get to know Trixie, and her friends Berklie and Sophie. The three considered themselves typical thirty something females until someone turned up murdered in their newly opened bookstore/wine bar. They thought they would be living out their dream in… READ MORE »

Wedding Wednesday

The ring. One of the exciting parts about the material aspects of being engaged is the ring? Am I right? It’s also one of those things that us ladies tend to be very picky about.  Should the guy surprise us with whatever he picks out, should we go together to look at what we like… READ MORE »

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Laina Turner

Laina Turner

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