Where the bliss hides (and a giveaway that will help you find it)



It’s in the feel of your baby’s sleepy head on your shoulder as you carry her through the grocery store pushing the cart with one hand. It’s in the quiet singing of your preschooler as he sits in the corner during his timeout. And it’s the smile of your eighteen-year old as he walks across the stage to get […]  Continue reading Read more…

Giveaway winner and parenting workshop


Hi everyone, I’m just popping in to announce the winner of the giveway for Lynnette Kraft’s beautiful book, He Heard Hannah. Congratulations to commenter number 6, Missy Rose Ewing! (Missy, send me an email with your informaton so I can arrange for you to get a copy of Lynnette’s book!) I’ll be away from here for […]  Continue reading Read more…

A giveaway winner (just in time for Christmas)



Congratulations to Eric at Happy Birthday Author, who was commenter #14 on my giveaway post, and who won the pack of three of my children’s books! (Eric, I’ll send you a separate email so I can get the books to you.) Thank you again to everyone who voted for my manuscripts in the MeeGenius writing contest! I truly […]  Continue reading Read more…

Going green, photography, some great posts and an article you don’t want to miss…


A great giveaway–just in time for the holidays!


My blogging friend Robin from Around the Island–who happens to be an accomplished fine art and nature photographer–has recently begun making photoverse prints. The prints combine her photography with verses, poems, or custom quotes.I’ve admired Robin’s photography for a while. Here’s one of her pictures: I love the contrast here between the blue in the […]  Continue reading Read more…

Nugget on the Flight Deck giveaway winner!


Thanks to all of you who entered the Nugget on the Flight Deck children’s book giveaway! I used a random number generator to select the winner and am happy to congratulate commenter #16, Michelle! (I’ll get in touch with you and will pass your information on to Patricia, who will be sending you a signed […]  Continue reading Read more…

A Children’s Book Giveaway You Don’t Want to Miss – Nugget on the Flight Deck


One of my writing friends, Patricia Newman, who’s a very talented children’s book author and a Co-Regional Advisor for SCBWI in North/Central California, recently had another picture book published… and she’s giving away a signed copy of it here! Before I get to the giveaway details, here’s a description of her book: Calling all future […]  Continue reading Read more…

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