Little Things That Make Me Happy #ListifyLife

It's that time again... ListifyLife time. This week, we're talking about the little things. There are a lot of little things that make me happy. Here are a few of mine. What are yours? Open spaces Whole leaf white tea, properly brewed My Plum Paper Planner Word Count stickers Watching old movies with my family Perfectly baked bread A really [...]

#ListifyLife Spring, For Me, Is...

#ListifyLife: Spring, For Me, Is: Taking off my snow tires. Days and days (and DAYS) of basketball... Thinking about a garage sale. Corned beef and cabbage. Getting ready for summer camps. Reading outside. Road Trips! What is spring for you?

#ListifyLife Spring Challenge

I found my people. List nerds. If you've been reading my blogs over the years (I've been blogging in some form since 2004), then you know how much I LOVE LISTS. Typically, lists not divisible by five, and the randomer, the better. So when I found Roni Loren's #ListifyLife challenge, I had a mini moment of ecstasy and decided to [...]

Thanks to My Fans and Followers for a Wonderful 2015!

I often tell my author friends that I have the best fans in the world. We just finished a special annual giveaway promotion in my Facebook group as a way for me to say thanks. Even though we had wonderful prizes this year--books donated by my author friends--they don't adequately express how I feel about you all. I have an [...]

Christmas Baking And Unplugging

If you know me, you know I love to bake. So for a foodie, what better time of the year than the holiday season? My holiday food memories growing up are vivid. Both my grandmothers had long established traditions of food on Christmas Eve and Christmas day: ham on one side of the family and prime rib on the other. [...]