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What to Write About?

It’s no secret that when it comes to blogging that content is key. Along with photography but for today my focus is on content. The whole goal of having a blog is that someone will read it. To get people to your blog there has to be something worth reading. The ‘what’s in it for… READ MORE »

Quote of the day!

  Have an amazing Sunday! Ever notice how ‘What the hell’ is always the right answer? — Marilyn Monroe Click To Tweet  

Cupids & Crooks Book Trailer

Cupids & Crooks is the 7th installment in the Presley Thurman series, Cupids & Crooks. Presley was thrilled when Cooper surprised her with a trip to an all inclusive resort in Cabo San Lucas. No work and all play was what was on her mind until well-renowned Mexican soap opera star, Lucia Vegas, turned up dead… READ MORE »

Fab 5 Friday

    My favorite posts from the week. Eat Yourself Skinny – 15 Delicious Avocado Recipes….love me some avocado. Natalie Patalie – My Favorite Hate Watch TLC’s “Sister Wives”…some shows you just can’t tear yourself away from. All My Happy Endings – Monetize Your Blog…because while we all love to blog a little extra change… READ MORE »

Engraved Jewelery

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. The Spring Trends Report from Stella & Dot is in! It features accessories to add some edge to your wardrobe or even a pop of color. My favorite trend is all about personalization. From engravable… READ MORE »

5 Ways to Stop Wasting Money

I wrote a post a few weeks ago about budgeting and the cool new app/program I bought YNAB (you need a budget) and how I was going to tighten down and start tracking my spending so I could better budget (or rather budget, in general). YNAB is fantastic! And the good news is I’ve been… READ MORE »

How to Improve Your Instagram Stats

I am hoping you can tell me! Instagram has exploded. Much like Pinterest people LOVE LOVE LOVE images. A picture is worth a thousand words and all that. Which is true and who doesn’t love to look at other folks pictures? Although based on the demographics more so for people under 35. I’m over that… READ MORE »

Yummy Chicken Spinach Alfredo Lasagna

This is a sponsored post but all opinions are mine.  I got the chance to try some Hooray Puree product and the opportunity to sneak some vegetables in a dish without the kids knowing. How cool is that? Hooray Puree is what it sounds like. Purred vegetables that come in a pouch that can be… READ MORE »

Enjoy Being a Kid

If you’re a parent, you’ve undoubtedly heard your kids say “I can’t wait until I grow up.” My daughter said this to me the other day and I had to be honest and tell her that being an adult wasn’t all it was cracked up to be. Of course, she didn’t agree with me and… READ MORE »

E is for Eccentric

Departing from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern. Based on this definition I would say I am eccentric as is most of the people I know. I mean really who isn’t strange in their own way? Click To Tweet

What I Love About Valentine’s Day

When you think of Valentine’s Day, you think of conversation hearts and Cadbury eggs. Oh, wait that’s me and yeah I know Cadbury eggs aren’t Valentines but damn they’re good and you can buy them now so why not make them a Valentine candy. Heart shaped Cadbury Eggs. Or more aptly described Cadbury Hearts. But… READ MORE »