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Props for Menopause

“I love to come in and play with a wig or glasses or clothes. I love using props. I’m from the Peter Sellers school of trying to prepare for the character.” – Dan Aykroyd Ha – you’re probably thinking “Props … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons to Attend Writing Conferences

“The answer to all writing, to any career for that matter, is love.” —Ray Bradbury Though I have been in the writing field for about two decades, it was just this past year I started to attend writing conferences. I … Continue reading

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The Next Chapter

“Every story has an end, but in life every end is a new beginning.” Dakota Fanning “I don’t think I am handling this very well,” I admitted to my husband. It all started last week. I went to the high … Continue reading

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A Warrior’s Faith Book Review and Giveaway

Disclosure: I was given an advance reader’s copy of this book to review by Family Christian.  All opinions are my own. Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty ours. – Wallace Bruce It was with … Continue reading

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It must be true. I read it online.

 “Knowledge is good.” Emil Faber – Faber College – Animal House This morning, as I was drinking my lemon water (I read online that this is good for you), I started reading all kinds of neat new tricks for every ailment … Continue reading

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Before Amen – A book review

“If attention deficit disorder applies to prayer, I am afflicted.” Max Lucado – Before Amen What an honor to review Before Amen, a book by one of my favorite authors, Max Lucado. One of the reasons I have always enjoyed Max … Continue reading

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Does pizza delivery guy deserve $30,000?

Last night, I shared this video showing a pizza delivery guy in Massachusetts, who was made to go back to a customer and return $7. There was a misunderstanding as to whether the extra money he collected was his tip, and … Continue reading

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Reflections from three years of blogging

“I believe the term “blog” means more than an online journal. I believe a blog is a conversation. People go to blogs to read AND write, not just consume.” – Michael Arrington It is hard to believe, but I am … Continue reading

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Boomer Products – Let’s Shop!

“I always say shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist.” – Tammy Faye Bakker When I was contacted by Tonya from TheBoomShop.com, I was excited to learn that there is an online shop with Boomer Products – just for us baby … Continue reading

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Spam – A whole new kind of crazy

“I’ve learned how to use my spam filter pretty effectively.” – Al Yankovic Spam. Oh, spam. You are such a time suck for every blogger. Spam. Spam. And more spam. Like dust bunnies pro-creating and making more work in some … Continue reading

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