It’s hard enough to find the time to shop for everyone on your list during the holiday season. In frustration, I know sometimes I’ll settle for a gift that I know isn’t exactly right just to cross the name off. And that sucks. Oprah is right. Giving gifts is often better than receiving them. No one wants to give a gift that’s not going to be loved, played with or worn. It’s exciting when you see something that you know the recipient will go crazy for. Fortunately, we hear that a lot about…Continue
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Where were we This time last year
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As much as I hate to admit it, they are right. Whoever these smart people are they seem to know what they are talking about. Sometimes.
So this book and its cover thing. We all know what it really means, that the person inside is sometimes very different to what their outer appearance conveys.
Take for example the classic instance that is the most famous one I can think of. Yes, I am talking about Julia Roberts in…
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The best thing about the holidays is giving, not getting. I feel very blessed this year. One way in which I plan to give back is to play Secret Santa for one lucky reader. The prize: a $50 gift card to the book store of your choice.
Here's how it works:
1. Read this…Continue
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I always have my monthly charity when you purchase a copy of one of my titles, but this month I am on a mission to see how much I can raise for the Salvation Army Giving Tree. As a young mother the Salvation Army provided a Christmas for my child when I was unable. Over the years they have help me with utility bills when I couldn't pay them and with rent when found myself a single mother once again. All donation will go to the Western Washington Chapter unless you specify otherwise, but I…Continue
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Winter seems to be the hardest time for everyone to stick to their daily excercise routines. Especially if it is outside. I can't stand the monotany of the treadmill day after day so on 'nice' winter days I haul out the stroller and take my toddler for a brisk walk. This was a real workout considering that even though I live in a bigger town, my road seems to be the last one to get plowed, so i was constanly pushing and pulling and shoving the stroller. Not my cup of tea. So I did some…Continue
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With the rushing of the holiday season comes many distractions and MANY opportunities for our time to be spent away from the computer. Some of us may find that our readership drops while some may find increased visitors.
Which catagory do you fall in?
If your Nov. / Dec. readership has dropped, does that matter to you? If your visit's have increased did you do something differently to draw readers to you?
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Don't be fooled by the pretty packing...heartache and destruction may lie under the wrapping.
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