Faith, writing

Strong Women

This last Saturday, my family celebrated my grandmother's 90th birthday. I am 48 and I still have my grandmother. Not only is she still alive, but she is LIVING. She works in her garden, goes to church, mows her yard- she is still living. We share a lot of interests- gardening, reading, and cooking. I… Continue reading Strong Women

Out of the Shadows, writing

Out of the Shadow- Vote for Your Favorite Cover

I had fun with the last cover reveal and I think you did to, so lets do it again! Here is the book blurb: Fierce- Beautiful- Unreasonable- Bulldog- Sexy- Unapologtic- Irreverent- Compassionate- Successful- Principled- all words used to describe Brett Bentley, all of them true. Risk is not a word Brett runs from, frankly she… Continue reading Out of the Shadow- Vote for Your Favorite Cover

A Marine For Christmas, writing

One Full Week- A Marine for Christmas

So, it has been one full week since I released A Marine For Christmas, and I have been amazed! Thank you for all of your support! I am grateful for everyone who bought the book or downloaded it in Kindle Unlimited. I am also grateful for everyone who gave it a rating or left a… Continue reading One Full Week- A Marine for Christmas

A Marine For Christmas, Recipes, writing

Gratin Dauphinois- The Best Potatoes!

Food is essential to romance. Regardless of where the food comes from- a fancy restaurant, a cool dinner, or from home. The old saying "the way to a man's heart is through his stomach" has a lot of truth to it. I don't know many women who are impervious to a man who cooks for… Continue reading Gratin Dauphinois- The Best Potatoes!

A Marine For Christmas, writing

Release Day! A Marine for Christmas is LIVE!

Today is the day! You can find the book on Amazon This is my first fiction book to self-publish and I am excited to see how this goes. All Dixie ever wanted was a home in the country with a family of her own. That dream was shattered when her husband left the day after… Continue reading Release Day! A Marine for Christmas is LIVE!

Faith, writing

The Power Is Yours

Thank God! My healing, your healing is not in anyway dependent upon the one who did the wounding! Think about that a minute. Your healing is not in anyway dependent upon the one who did the wounding. This is so great because I have no control over the other person. Neither do you. Neither does… Continue reading The Power Is Yours

Faith, island life, writing

Galveston Island- A Place of Inspiration

Twenty nine years ago, I started something and didn't finish it. I hate have something unfinished hanging out there. Because of Tony's encouragement and a word from God, I went back to school. At this time, I am attending college full-time. College Algebra (read with crossed-eyes) and Art (read with a GREAT BIG SMILE!) are… Continue reading Galveston Island- A Place of Inspiration

A Marine For Christmas, Out of the Shadows, writing

My Leading Man

Every writer has to have an inspiration, a muse, or archetype from which they draw. Because I am an incurable romantic, I write romance. In real life, I WANT everyone to get that happily ever after. When it comes to the leading man in a story- regardless of the genre- I am only drawn to… Continue reading My Leading Man

A Marine For Christmas, writing

A Marine For Christmas- Cover Reveal

As I promised, this is the over reveal! Well, sort of- I have two covers and you get to vote on your favorite! #1 #2 Leave your choice in the comments!

Out of the Shadows, writing

A Christmas Novella Coming Soon

As you already know, I have been exploring the possibility of self-publishing. As I weighed the pros and cons and read many articles on the subject, I thought how it would be nice if I had a book to experiment with before I pulled the trigger on my novel, Out of the Shadows. About three… Continue reading A Christmas Novella Coming Soon