Ramblings, Writing

Happy New Year

Forty minutes before our midnight hour as I write this. Hubs is sound asleep, the children are all at their friends, the black-eyed peas are waiting to be cooked and I'm taking a break from writing for just a short moment. I wanted to share with you that I have my word for 2014 FOCUS,… Continue reading Happy New Year


2014 Seekerville New Year’s Eve Party

There's a party going on over at Seekerville.com and you won't want to miss it. Trust me. Lots of fun with some of my most favorite writers in the world and prizes, lots and lots of prizes, prizes galore. Did I mention prizes? And guess what? I'll be hosting an hour, 8:00 Eastern Time and… Continue reading 2014 Seekerville New Year’s Eve Party


Confessions from A Contest Junkie

I have a confession to make, but first I need to get a few things out of the way. 1. Happy Birthday, to my youngest!!!!! I pray it's filled with many blessings. 2. I'm excited to say I'm guest blogging at The Sword and the Spirit . Stop by and leave a comment for a chance… Continue reading Confessions from A Contest Junkie

Ramblings, Writing

Taking it Down

I hope y'all enjoyed the 24 Days of Christmas. I had so much fun reading all of the special memories from some of my favorite authors.And the pictures, I loved seeing pieces of their Christmas too. I can't wait to do it again next year, Lord willing. I used to get depressed during the holidays.… Continue reading Taking it Down

24 Days of Christmas, Author Event

25th Day of Christmas~Christina Rich

The winner of Diane’s books are Maria Michaels. Congratulations, Maria! Now, on to my own Christmas memory. Truth be told I have many fond Christmas memories, from the time I must have been five and my parents took me out for a Christmas Eve drive in search of Santa only to hear him 'ho, ho,… Continue reading 25th Day of Christmas~Christina Rich

24 Days of Christmas, Author Event

24th Day of Christmas~Diane Burke

The winners of Ruthy’s books are Stephanie, Ginger and Belle. Congratulations, Ladies! Now, on to Diane’s Christmas memory. Christmas was literally the most wonderful time of the year for me. Being one of seven siblings who were scattered throughout the United States, it was difficult for us to get together with any regularity. But we… Continue reading 24th Day of Christmas~Diane Burke

24 Days of Christmas, Author Event

23rd Day of Christmas~Ruth Logan Herne

The winner of Merrillee’s book and ornament is Karen Collier. Congratulations, Karen! Now, on to Ruthy’s Christmas memory. How can someone who loves Christmas have one favorite???? I think my favorite though, was nearly thirty-five years ago. My sister-in-law and brother-in-law's first child... a little boy named Alan.... had passed away at six months old,… Continue reading 23rd Day of Christmas~Ruth Logan Herne

24 Days of Christmas, Author Event

22nd Day of Christmas~Merrillee Whren

The winner of Jan’s book is Jane Ruddy. Congratulations, Jane! Now, on to Merrillee's Christmas memory.   My favorite Christmas memory is from the year that my mother-in-law turned 75. Her birthday was on Christmas, so we always had a fun time celebrating her birthday as well as Christmas. That year my daughters had a… Continue reading 22nd Day of Christmas~Merrillee Whren

24 Days of Christmas, Author Event

21st Day of Christmas~Jan Drexler

The winner of Jean’s prize is Melanie Pike. Congratulations, Melanie! Now, on to Jan’s Christmas memory. Since my husband and I got married just over thirty-one years ago, we have moved too many times. We’ve lived in six different states (one of them twice), and had a child in four of them. When a family… Continue reading 21st Day of Christmas~Jan Drexler

24 Days of Christmas, Author Event

20th Day of Christmas~Jean C. Gordan

The winner of Missy’s prize is Angela Chesnut. Congratulations, Angela! Now, on to Jean’s Christmas memory. For me Christmas is family, love and thinking of others. My favorite memory is a combination of two memories many years apart. Our first Christmas as a married couple, my husband and I were struggling college students 3,000 miles… Continue reading 20th Day of Christmas~Jean C. Gordan