Archive from June, 2014
Behind the Scenes
By     |    Jun 27, 2014
Posted in: Bucket List, Budget Lady, Family, Nature, Parenting, Romance, Travel, Wedding     |    9 Comments

Behind the Scenes

One of my bucket list items was crossed off last year when my daughter got married. I had dreamed of this day since she was born, even imaging her future husband and the ceremony. Blah, blah, blah. It wasn’t the ceremony I had imagined, it was better. And he wasn’t the groom I had imagined, he was better. And almost year later I still concur. Amy and Kevin were married […]

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Millie Fierce Sleeps Out (A Review)
By     |    Jun 24, 2014
Posted in: Sandwich Lady, Strong Girls and Women, Writing     |    5 Comments

Millie Fierce Sleeps Out (A Review)

As you’ve probably figured out, I’m into talking about strong women, girls being unique, speaking up for what’s right and helping out in the world. And we might as well start teaching our kids–girls and boys–about this at a young age. So, here’s a super, cute picture book that will do just that! Millie Fierce Sleeps Out by Jane Manning has vibrant illustrations and a storyline full of events that […]

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Speaking Up is Hard To Do?
By     |    Jun 17, 2014
Posted in: Family, Parenting, Sandwich Lady, Strong Girls and Women     |    5 Comments

Speaking Up is Hard To Do?

I know that speaking up is hard to do. I think it’s only in recent years when I have actually found my voice and started speaking up more–especially when anything happens around my three-year-old daughter. Take this for instant. The other day, I took her and my stepson (13) to this cool park in the picture. We were having a pretty good time, which can sometimes be hard with a […]

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The purpose of repurposing content for blogs
By     |    Jun 16, 2014
Posted in: Writing     |    4 Comments

The purpose of repurposing content for blogs

Have you ever found yourself needing to write a post for your blog, but not knowing exactly what to write about? Repurposing content you’ve already written can help you come up with an idea in a pinch. Repurposing blog content means taking content you’ve previously written and repackaging it so it’s like new. Repurposing content does not mean you should plagiarize yourself or anyone else for that matter. Even though […]

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Unplugged
By     |    Jun 13, 2014
Posted in: Baby Boomer Lady, Editing, Nature, Travel     |    3 Comments

Unplugged

Every once in a while I need to unplug, turn down the noise, and take some time to unwind. This past weekend was one of those times. We loaded the old family truckster and headed to the wild, blue yonder, just my husband, the two dogs, and me. A couple of the locals The actual road trip isn’t all that peaceful because the 18 year-old lab mix does not travel […]

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Marketing Tips for Writers
By     |    Jun 12, 2014
Posted in: Spirit Lady, Writing     |    5 Comments

Marketing Tips for Writers

My book, Voodoo Butterfly, comes out in Fall 2014. After working on my masterpiece for five years, I know that publication is just the start of my work as a marketer and entrepreneur. Fact is, in today’s publishing world, if you don’t spend time marketing your book, then you might as well put an R.I.P. sign on it and move onto your next book that will never see the light […]

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Book-Page Chandelier…..What?
By     |    Jun 11, 2014
Posted in: Books, Busy Lady, DIY & Crafts, Romance     |    3 Comments

Book-Page Chandelier…..What?

Yes, that is right; you can make your very own Book-Page Chandelier like this one. It’s actually very simple and I will walk you through the 7 steps. This one cost me $1. That’s right ONE DOLLAR! What the What? Here’s how I did it. First – you will need a “working wreath”. These are commonly used for door wreaths, but turn it and it’s a chandler! You can purchase […]

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