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Super Soft Lemon Cookies

A sweet, soft lemonade cookie is a delicious treat for your summer snack! Super Soft Lemon Cookies   Print Author: (adapted from Taste of Home) Serves: 6 dozen Ingredients 1 cup of butter, softened 1 cup of sugar 2 eggs 3 cups of all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda ⅓ cup lemonade concentrate, thawed Topping: ½ cup lemonade concentrate, thawed Additional sugar Directions In a large bowl, cream together the …Read More

So Many Reasons To Celebrate

Today has been an awesome day! Not only is it my birthday (thank you to everyone who has left me birthday wishes on my Facebook Page, Twitter, by email and in my Facebook group) but I also signed a new contract for my next book – Saving Abby. I love this story. I’ve had so much fun writing it despite it’s deep topic. The characters have come alive to me, …Read More

Finding Time To Read

Do you remember the first time you fell in love with reading? Was it when the pictures in a story book came alive to you, or when you would cuddle next to your parents during a bed time story? For me, it wasn’t until grade five. Of course, I remember reading books as a child and learning to read the Jane books we all read in school, but my first memory of …Read More

My July Reading List

What’s your perfect summer read? I’ve been trying to narrow it down but I can’t seem to. I have a mixture of genre’s I’m reading this month and I have a feeling I’ll claim them all to be my favorite after reading them. Have you read any of these and if so…what did you think of them? Want to win a free book? Of course you do! Keep reading to …Read More

Ask The Author: The Writing Process

“What is your writing process? How can you work on multiple stories at the same time?” ~ Anonymous Dear anonymous… Each author has their own writing process … and it’s something they’ve probably created after agonizing hours of trying to follow all the advice out there on how to write. Some writing in the mornings. Some only at night. Some only when inspiration hits. Some write on one project every …Read More

5 Steps To Following Your Dreams

Pretend your rubbing a magical lamp and out pops a genie.  He tells you you have one wish and with that one wish you have the power to live your dreams. What would you wish for? If there was one thing you could do today to live your dreams – what would it be? I asked this of myself five years ago. It’s safe to say that I hated where …Read More

Living a “mini” life instead of traveling

I love to travel. I think we all know that by now. Ever since I was young, I wanted to explore the world, to see new things, experience different cultures and just be. But when we usually think of traveling – we think packing a suitcase, living in a hotel, eating out every night, taking lots of photos for a week or two before coming home more exhausted than we were …Read More

My #FathersDayFail aka I give up

It’s Father’s Day today and it’s the first time in 16 years that I haven’t done anything for my husband to make it a special day (other than I got some steaks for a bbq but I’m not cooking them and I had to run to the store anyways). It’s the first time in 16 yrs that I didn’t make an effort to to be sure I took my kids to the …Read More

Cooking Dinner was NOT in MY Marriage Vows

My husband and I have been together 20 years now (married 19 yrs this summer). The other night I asked him how he knew I loved him. A simple question, right? His reply: “I know you love me because you make supper every night for our family, even though you hate it.” WORD. The one thing I loved about him when I first met him was his skills not only when …Read More