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DIY Last Minute Gifts (Without Breaking the Bank)

DIY Last Minute Gifts (Without Breaking the Bank)

It’s that time of year again…The kids are asking me daily at this point, “How many days until Christmas?” and there’s not enough hours in the day to finish all the tasks on my to-do list as it is. Yesterday, one of my kids found a favorite bracelet of mine and thoughtfully asked me if they could gift it to their best friend. Now, the bracelet in question isn’t real as far as quality is concerned, and in fact, it’s…

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Seven Gifts for Moms and Daughters 2019

Seven Gifts for Moms and Daughters 2019

What do you do when you want to have a memorable gift, but you’ve already done the standards? What about the kid or relative that has everything? Here’s your 2019 guide to seven Mom and Daughter gift ideas that are sure to bring flavor to your festivities this year: KIDS $25.99 Available Here BILIBO TOY Meet the Bilibo. (Billy-Bow)What is it? It’s a sled. It’s a hat. It’s a turtle shell. It’s a chair. It’s a basket. It’s a doll…

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Nana Rama? What?

Nana Rama? What?

So this month is National Novel Writing Month. Or, as we scribblers like to call it: NaNoWriMo (Nah-No-Rye-Moh). This program is in it’s 20th year. Wow! Since I’ve been penning typing up my fabulous children’s book series this summer and fall (available here), I thought it would be good to get out into the public and do a few writer-friendly events. The purpose behind NaNo- is to write fifty thousand words in thirty days. To give you an idea of…

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A Soft Answer…

A Soft Answer…

As I type this, I can tell you, it’s been a week. Not my personal best. I’ve been struggling with a cold that seems to want to go straight to my chest, and three of my four daughters are right at the age where they want to express themselves and assert themselves in ways that could be termed “extreme.” I remember being that age. From age 11 until 15 I was so unsure of myself and had so many hormones,…

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Wait? There’s a five o’clock in the morning now?

Wait? There’s a five o’clock in the morning now?

I’m not a morning person. Like, really, really not a morning person. I have family who is, but not me. To compound things, I have a Hubby who works nights, has worked them over 13 years, and intends to continue working nights until the day comes when he retires and we proceed to the next part of our lives. But that’s another story for another day. Ahem. So I write books now. It’s a thing. It wasn’t supposed to be…

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