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Guest Blog: Ash Krafton and her Bleeding Hearts tour!

Please welcome my guest Ash Krafton today, who’s making the cyber-rounds as part of her Bleeding Hearts book tour! Here’s a bit about the book: BLEEDING HEARTS: Book One of the Demimonde Saving the world one damned person at a time—shy advice columnist-turned-oracle must find a way to save her dangerous demivampire lover from the… Read more »

The Hunger Games…not so satiating

Over the last couple of days, I’ve finally experienced two things that I’d been anticipating. One, my husband’s birthday dinner at the Brazilian style restaurant, Fogo de Chao. We ate at a similar restaurant in China when we adopted Isabella (where they have a huge salad bar and bring a never-ending stream of meats to… Read more »

Getting back in the saddle

I’ve been a bit absent from the cyber-verse for a few weeks, which sucks as I was really getting into an online groove and I miss my blog and Twitter and Facebook peeps! Life–and death–sometimes, gets in the way, and I’ve been taking a bit of family and recuperation time after some illness and a… Read more »

Would You Survive The Hunger Games?

I’ve been re-watching Lost lately (I think I mentioned that in a recent blog post), and it’s a lot of fun. But there’s one big problem, and it’s the same problem I run across as I read The Hunger Games with my eldest kiddo (we need to finish this week in time to see the… Read more »

Backyard Adventures!

So, I think I made a Big Mistake. In a moment of extreme non-lucidity, I randomly suggested for God only knows what reason that the girls and I have a backyard campout. … Continue reading today’s post on my camping excursion over at The Whine Sisters!

March Madness…and a When Passion Lies giveaway!

Today, I’m a guest over at Elise Rome’s site for the 2nd Annual March Madness Blogfest…and I’m giving away a bound manuscript of When Passion Lies to a lucky commenter. Hope to see you over there!

A guest from Butternut Creek

I’m excited to have a guest blogger today — Jane Myers Perrine, the author of the new, acclaimed Butternut Creek series, the debut of which, The Welcome Committee of Butternut Creek: A Novel, will hit shelves on April 3! Take it away, Jane! What do I love about a small town? We lived in Buchanan… Read more »

How does YOUR garden grow?

I aspire to have a lovely yard. Overflowing with exotic plants, wild vines, tons of color. I aspire, but I fail. Before we moved last year to suburbia, we had a yard with a “forest” — it was mostly green, but definitely satisfied the wild factor. When we moved here, we moved to the land… Read more »