Monthly Archive:: April 2015

Fun Writing News Equals Blog Hiatus

I’m thrilled to announce I made it to stage 2 of Harlequin’s Blurb 2 Book contest. Woot! Woot! The next round involves submitting the first three chapters and a synopsis by May 1. This is not the complete list of authors advancing, only a screen shot of my teammates for the Love Inspired category. There
Category: Wrangling Words

I’m Guest Blogging at Mom’s Small Victories. Let’s Talk About Vacations.

I’m a guest over at Mom’s Small Victories today for Be Our Guest Fridays. We’re chatting about planning a vacation that keeps the kids of multiple ages content and doesn’t completely exhaust the parents, either. What’s your go-to destination for family fun? I’d love to hear your thoughts. Click over here and join the conversation.
Category: Motherhood

Blogging A to Z: Skipping to G

I’m skipping over the letter ‘F’. I’ve got nothin’. Well, nothing that starts with the letter F that I want to blog about. I do, however, have two delightful new additions on my screened porch. Happiness is a hanging basket. And ‘G’ is for Gerber daisies, which are my favorite. We’ve tried several different flowers on
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Blogging A to Z: E is for Every…

Photo credit: Sara Hagerty I’m a visual person. Social media is like one big giant playground to me … sometimes to my detriment. If only the one with the most Pins wins, right? Instagram is probably my favorite platform, because it’s the least overwhelming. There are some incredibly talented people on this planet, wandering around,
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Blogging A to Z: D is for Dye

We cut the cord on cable TV several months ago and never looked back. The kids get plenty of screen time playing apps … let’s just confess that right off the top. Any television entertainment comes via Amazon Prime or Netflix, streamed through the Roku. Recently, the youngest started watching an Amazon original called Creative
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Blogging A to Z: C is for Cross

I wandered around Instagram this morning looking for an amazing picture of the cross to compliment today’s post. Then I remembered my goal of documenting ordinary moments and realized the perfect object for a quick photo op sat right next to me on the table. This is Eli’s craft from preschool this week. Once again,
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Blogging A to Z: B is for Birthday

    B is for birthday … this dude is eleven today. Welcome to Tweenerville. Buckle up, right? I hear it’s quite a ride. So not ready. It’s exciting to see glimpses of the older boy he’s becoming. I’m sure it’s a perplexing stage of childhood, especially in a world that moves as fast as
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Blogging A to Z: A is for Art

This month I’m participating in the Blogging from A to Z challenge, posting for 26 of the 30 days in the month of April and each post corresponds to the letter in the alphabet. Apparently this is a huge blog party, with participants numbering in the thousands already. I’ve never tried it before, but one
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