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A Fabulous New Review of Abby & Holly Series Book 1, School Dance!

AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE Sometimes we have days that we need a pick me up. Today I received just the perfect pick me up to make me feel better than I have in the last month. I have been fighting … Continue reading

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Clarence Henry the Hermit Crab is climbing on Amazon!

CLARENCE HENRY  THE HERMIT CRAB IS CLIMBING ON AMAZON! Every so often I check my stats on Amazon. Today Clarence Henry is moving up. I hope he keeps going up! He is presently at #39 in Kindle Books. Amazon Best … Continue reading

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Wonderful Reviews of Abby & Holly Series, Book 1 School Dance!

WONDERFUL REVIEWS OF NEW BOOK, ABBY & HOLLY SERIES, BOOK 1, SCHOOL DANCE! I am thrilled to share all the reviews of my new middle-grade series for girls! Please check them out today. If you have any middle-grade children who … Continue reading

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Summer is Coming!

SUMMER IS COMING! As I take my daily walks, well almost every day, I notice more and more flowers are reaching out to the sun and blooming and showing off their myriad colors of the rainbow. I feel myself coming … Continue reading

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Is There Life Before and After Writing?

Growing up I was always shy, quiet and stayed to myself. My mother never had to entertain me or worry about me being bored. I had plenty to do and that was without any of the technology that we have … Continue reading

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Something to think about! – Stop putting restrictions on your Happiness

Please check out Sally Cronin’s fabulous blog. In this post she offers up excellent advice on how to be happy without putting restrictions on yourself. While you are there peruse her wonderful site for more helpful information on nutrition, eating … Continue reading

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How Common is Courtesy? – Guest Post by, Annette Rochelle Aben …

Lovely post about common courtesy. Please help spread some kindness. It can be catchy. Thank you, Don and Annette, for this reminder. We should all try being courteous and bring on some smiles. Source: How Common is Courtesy? – Guest … Continue reading

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Reader’s Favorite Award Winner!

I am excited to announce that Book 3 of my Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, just won a Silver Medal in Reader’s Favorite Book Awards in Children’s Mystery! I feel blessed to receive this … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway of Colby the Courageous Cat!

I am happy to announce I have a new Goodreads Giveaway beginning on May 31 through June 30, 2017 of my children’s book, Colby the Courageous Cat! It will be available to USA residents only. I will be offering three autographed books … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Flowers to Share!

When I saw these breaktakingly beautiful flowers I just had to share. Thank you to my friend, Steve, for sending them my way. Words can’t do justice to them. Do you think God will ever run out of ideas? Enjoy … Continue reading

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