So, I’ve been thinking…

In just a little over a month, I’m headed to Amsterdam for my first ever Reader Trip. It’s an all-inclusive 8 day river cruise with Scenic touring the Christmas Markets in from Holland to Switzerland. It’s going to be amazing! My husband and youngest...

I’ve got Christmas Markets on the brain…

One of my favorite trips that I’ve ever taken was to experience the German Christmas Markets a few years ago while writing Abby’s Journey (have you read it yet?). I loved it so much that I haven’t stopped thinking about it. I was only able to visit a...

Can A Writer Take A Vacation?

I did something I haven’t done since I started writing. I went on a week vacation without my laptop. (insert gasp) My husband and I took a week along the California coast to celebrate our 20th anniversary, starting in San Francisco and ending for some fun time...

Why Research For My Novels Can Be Fun

Every story I write is different and requires different types of research. Sometimes it requires hours of text or phone calls with specialists, internet searches, books to read…but sometimes it requires hand-on type fun. By fun, I mean hours spend looking...

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,...

Join This #travelholic On Her Next Adventure

I’m on my ‘next’ adventure soon and I’m heading back to Europe. I’m very excited! I have 22 days planned with adventure, coffee, sightseeing, and writing. For the first half of the trip I am taking my mother with me on a #tripofalifetime...