Category Archive: Real Life

Aug
28
2013

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

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Did you ever have this assignment when you first went back to school? I have. And I feel like I have to do it again after the summer I’ve had. We started the summer with a 2.5 week vacation home to Canada to visit with family. Every year we make the trip so our kids …

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May
31
2013

BookBuzz2013 was a Blast!

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Last night, I joined 7 other authors for Book Buzz 2013 at Stone Creek Bar and Lounge. It was such a blast! I enjoyed meeting all of these authors in person for the first time after having tweeted and emailed with them for the last couple of years. And I have to say, I was …

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May
28
2013

Monday Memories — Memorial Day Weekend 2013

Visited our local farm to see the baby animals. Not as many as I'd expected to see, but still always a good time. Feeding the goats.

Making memories on the weekends, captured in pictures… … And yes, I just now realized it’s Tuesday…

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Apr
20
2013

R is for Review

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If you’ve ever read a book and fallen in love with the story or the characters or the writing, then the best way you can say thank you is to write a review! It’s a fact that reviews help to sell books. It’s like you going out for dinner with friends and telling them about …

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Apr
17
2013

O is for One

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Today in the A-Z Challenge, it’s O day. And O is for… One. As in, #1. First. Top dog. Wouldn’t it be great to come in first for something? I’ve never come in #1 for anything. Ever. But I’d really love it if that happened one day for any one of my books. I’m not …

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Apr
06
2013

F is for Favorites!

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Saturday is the best day of the week. I dare say it’s my favorite day of the week, which leads me to today’s topic. FAVORITES! So here is my list of favorites. And I’d love to hear yours. Just leave them in the comments! Favorite: Coffee: black with sugar Fancy coffee: Peppermint mocha Color: Sparkly …

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Nov
14
2012

Lessons from Sandy

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I’ll start by saying we were lucky. Very lucky. Sandy blew through and took down trees, power lines, fences, and roofs, but our property sustained the whopping damage of one missing shingle. More importantly, my family and my friends were all safe. We didn’t have our house washed away in the floodwaters, or burned down …

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Feb
03
2012

Heather’s Guide to Surviving Super Bowl!

If you’re like me, you don’t really care who’s in the big game this weekend. *Tuck and cover, ladies!* It’s true. I’m not a sports fan. Although if I ever watch sports, it’s the big games—Super Bowl, Grey Cup (I’m Canadian, eh!), World Series…Are there any others? See, I TOLD you I’m not a sports …

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Dec
14
2011

Holiday Prep

I’ve been busy with writing related things and Christmas has officially snuck up on me. Usually I’m done my Christmas shopping and shipping and planning in Nov. This year, it took me until yesterday to get the last package in the mail. What does that mean? My niece probably won’t have her gift under the …

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Sep
29
2011

Mailbox of Terror!

So over the weekend I grabbed the mail out of the mailbox and as I withdrew my hand, a spider chased me. Chased me I tell you! I sent Mike to kill it but of course the little F-er hid. I told Mike to look harder. He claimed it was gone. But I knew… I …

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