Tall Tale Tuesdays

A Key of Her Own

Cynthia’s eyes blurred as she tried to focus on the paper in front of her. Pen in hand, her nerves tingled with excitement. She had waited for this moment most of her life. It was a natural transition, but she had no idea how intense her feelings would be on this day. She had spent many nights dreaming about living on her own, and it was something she wanted to do since high school. Now, Cynthia was about to hand over her hard-earned cash to someone she barely knew just so that she could have a place she could call her own...

The Writer's Life

My Beautiful Letters to My Beautiful Daughters!

For those mothers (and fathers) out there looking for ways to boost your daughter's self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-worth.  Check out my newest blog inspired by A Beautiful Me; My Beautiful Letters.  It is a dedication to my step-daughters to encourage them to think positive about themselves.  Encourage your daughters as well, so that we may… Continue reading My Beautiful Letters to My Beautiful Daughters!

Diary of a Fat Girl

So, Everyone Else Is Having A Baby…But Me!

Over the Christmas holidays I was overwhelmed with news of pregnancies.  I learned that two of my husband’s cousins were expecting and one of them was to have twins.  Then, I learned two of my cousins were expecting; both of them due in May.  As hard as all that news was, I swallowed my tears,… Continue reading So, Everyone Else Is Having A Baby…But Me!

Year In Reading

Bubbles, Bubbles

Bubbles, Bubbles has bright colorful pictures, simple rhyming, and it is an excellent learning tool... Subscriber Content Lately, I have been babysitting my youngest nephew.  He will be in his terrible two’s next month, but I believe he has hit a growth spurt and is already there.  In caring for this child, we watch his… Continue reading Bubbles, Bubbles

Fun Facts

100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #97

I am against abortion, except for when pregnancy will result in the loss of a mother’s life.  To me, all babies are sacred no matter where they come from, and if the parents are unable to care for their children, there are plenty of adoptive parents ready and willing to give these children a loving… Continue reading 100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #97

Fun Facts

100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #89

I love Christmas Day.  The twinkle of the lights, softly fallen snow, tinsel, cookies baking in the oven, candy canes, music, a crackling fire, and the scent of pine gives me a warm and fuzzy feeling inside.  It did not matter how crappy the rest of the Christmas season was.  When Christmas Day came around,… Continue reading 100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #89

Fun Facts

100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #58

My mother, sister, and I share books, and I enjoy discussing the books with them.  My mother is a fan of Stephen King and Dean Koontz.  My sister's preference is currently Sandra Brown, and I prefer Sarah Addison Allen and Kristin Hannah!