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Eighteen Years in the Blink of an Eye

Well, it happened last month: my firstborn child turned eighteen. Overnight, she became a legal adult. Her younger sister, age fifteen, is quick to remind her nowadays that she doesn’t have to ask her parents’ permission to do certain things anymore. (I think we know which of my two children needs more supervision, huh?!) ;)… Continue reading Eighteen Years in the Blink of an Eye

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Author Spotlight: Jill Willis

Hello! I hope everyone has had a pleasant October! The autumn colors have seemed more vibrant in my area of Montana this year, even considering we lack the plethora of reds I enjoyed growing up in New England. 😉 But praise God, that He makes different kinds of beauty in all areas of the world… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Jill Willis

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Author Spotlight: Sharon Rene

I had the pleasure of “meeting” Sharon through ACFW’s online critique loop, when we were exchanging several chapters of our stories back as I worked on Tinsel in a Tangle and she, Hesitant Heroes. Fast-forward a few years and we’ve since teamed up with several other young adult and middle grade authors to form a… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Sharon Rene

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Something Light After a Heavy Week

Over a month ago, my hubby and two daughters traveled back to New England to visit family. I stayed behind to take care of our animals … and take advantage of being alone to work on projects that would have gotten in people’s way. So, I’m sharing the result of those projects with you here.… Continue reading Something Light After a Heavy Week

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You May Have Heard About an Upcoming Release . . .

If you subscribe to my author newsletter, then you already got the news: I’ve embarked on the indie-publishing path for my sequel, Tinsel in a Twist, and it releases October 4, 2021! No doubt some of you are surprised at this announcement, since the last time I posted about my novel, I was in the… Continue reading You May Have Heard About an Upcoming Release . . .

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Tinsel Giveaway!

Oh, my--I really haven't done a very good job keeping up with this blog, have I? Part of the reason for this is because I'm trying to devote more time to my WIP. I'd looooove to have it available for the 2020 Christmas season...which requires a whole lotta work before then (*whispers: because I'm only… Continue reading Tinsel Giveaway!

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The Wait is Over

So...it's been a while since I've posted. From my experience as a mom of 15+ years, we mothers seem to go from one busy season to the next busier season as our children grow, and my blog has taken a backseat to other priorities. But I thought I'd take a quick moment to share with… Continue reading The Wait is Over