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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Watermelon Wednesday

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