Reading Challenge

So, I've been trying to spend more time reading this year, and so far, it's going well. I still need to get over to Goodreads and update all the books I've finished. (I've decided not to count all of the books I start and don't finish.... there are a lot.) I want to get through Fairest by Marissa Meyer before I [...]

Football Party Dip

[caption id="attachment_1014" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo by Karin Hildebrand Lau.[/caption] If you're having a party for the National Championships this year, or the Pro Bowl or Super Bowl, this party dip not only feeds a crowd, but does it well. It's my family's favorite. Easy, cheesy, and delicious. I hope you enjoy! 2 T. oil 1 white onion, chopped 2 tomatoes, [...]

Get Down Time

Everyone seems to be taking stock. It's that time of year, right? The end of the old year, beginning of a new. Time for reflection and making forward motion. Goal-setting. Lists. One of my consistent goals for a long time has been to spend down time actually being down. As a writer and self-employed person, I am often faced with the [...]

I Challenge You #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday means a lot to me this year. In this time of practicing gratitude, I think that one of the most important things we can do to actively practice our gratitude is to give to others. My parents taught me that, being incredibly generous my whole life. And I want to be that person. The person who gives generously, [...]

Welcome to Somewhere

A lot of people have been asking me about my latest project and it's been all hush-hush until recently. You see, I had to keep quiet because it's not just me who's responsible for the project! I've been working with four other authors on what's called an "author co-op" (we call the business "Chick Tales"). :) Basically, we're a group [...]