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Little Piggy Went to Market

I’ve written about my battle with losing that last 5, 10 lbs about a hundred times this year. Ok, it’s only been 3, but even so I am sure you are all tired of hearing about it. Probably about as tired as I am talking about it and feeling like such a loser for it… READ MORE »

Wedding Wednesday

The wedding timeline. WOW! There’s a lot of wedding crap on the Internet. It’s really fun and exciting but a lot to take in. I spent some time this week looking at timelines because that is one thing I don’t have a lot of and that’s time. So I need to be super organized and… READ MORE »

Netflix Junky

I admit that in the last couple years, after discovering instant streaming on Netflix, I have become a bit addicted to watching several years worth of episodes at a time. Not having the week break between episodes can make me lose track of what is really happening and what is in my current show. Ok,… READ MORE »

School Lockers

When I was in middle school I did enjoy a good brown paper bag book cover but I did not have an entire theme for decorating my locker. Either I completely missed the trend or it didn’t exist in the 80’s. I would like to think it didn’t exist. I mean surely I would have… READ MORE »

A Little Contest Fun: Win a Copy of Vows & Victims!

It’s Fabulous Friday and we’re having a little contest fun over the next few weeks! All you have to do is “Like” my Laina Turner – Author Facebook page and enter your email address and you’ll have an INSTANT CHANCE to win a copy of my latest Presley Thurman mystery – Vows & Victims! I’m… READ MORE »

Why choose soy candles over regular candles?

Have you ever heard of soy candles? Recently, they have become increasingly popular with candle-makers because the ingredients to make them are much more accessible, they are less harmful to the environment and the candles themselves burn longer than traditionally-made candles. Soy candles come in various fragrances, including tropical mango, island citrus and water lily just to… READ MORE »

5 iPhone Shortcuts to Brighten Your Day

I enjoy the updates that I frequently get for my iPhone, but I don’t always take the time to learn the new features that I get. Recently I made an effort to get to know my phone a little more. Here is what I found…         Control Center   I started with the… READ MORE »

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 »

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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