READ PINK In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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READ PINK In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Read Pink® in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Support the Next Chapter in Innovative Research Penguin Random House Marks Five-Year Partnership Milestone and $125,000 in Donations to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® What’s black and white and pink all over?  The initiative by Penguin Random House called Read Pink® in honor of Breast…

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Author Meet and Greet Event

On Sunday I attended a Author Event at Fireside Winery near Williamsburg, Iowa.  I had previously written an article about this event for The Gazette.  You can see that article HERE.  This event was the brain-child of Iowa author, Grace Augustine. She wanted an event to allow Iowans to meet local and even National authors…

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Mini Beef Ravioli Review

I have been reviewing products for BEST CHOICE Brands for the last several months.  I compare their product to a similar brand-name product and offer my opinion on which one is better. They will then be posting my reviews on their site and when they appear, I will share them with you here.  The cool thing is that…

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Book Review: How to Write A Memoir in 30 Days By Roberta Temes, PhD

HOW TO WRITE A MEMOIR IN 30 DAYS Step-by-Step Instructions for Creating and Publishing Your Personal Story By: Roberta Temes, PhD Published: March 18, 2014 Publisher: Readers Digest Non-Fiction Do you feel like you have a story to tell?  Are you wanting to record the stories of your ancestors for future generations?  Have you learned…

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Update: NEW Winner of MY MOTHER’S SECRET

I had so many people enter to win MY MOTHER’S SECRET. I wish I could give out more copies! Thanks so much for stopping by the blog to enter. I encourage all of you to read the book if you get a chance! The winner has been chosen and she will have 48 hours to…

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Book Review: While the Gods Were Sleeping By Elizabeth Enslin

WHILE THE GODS WERE SLEEPING A Journey Through Love and Rebellion in Nepal By: Elizabeth Enslin Published: September 23, 2014 Publisher: Seal Press Non Fiction/Memoir Elizabeth Enslin begins her memoir with the story of her son’s birth in a small village in Nepal in 1987. After a long labor that wasn’t progressing, she takes off…

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Book Review: Your Life Isn’t For You By Seth Adam Smith

YOUR LIFE ISN’T FOR YOU A Selfish Person’s Guide to Being Selfless By: Seth Adam Smith Published: September 22, 2014 Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers Non Fiction You might possibly be one of the 30 million people who read Smith’s blog post titled, “Your Marriage Isn’t for You” or one of the millions that saw him and…

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Books to Movie: Tracks Movie Debut Today

A few months ago, I reviewed the book TRACKS by Robyn Davidson.  Now that book is a movie, debuting in the US today! To see my review of the book, TRACKS, click HERE.  TRACKS is the inspiring true story of an incredible adventure across the Australian desert from the producers of The King’s Speech. Starring Mia…

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Lavender Oil Review

I am new to the essential oil community. But, I am slowing starting to use oils and am finding great comfort and benefits from using them.  I’ll be sharing my experiences soon, but today I am sharing about my use of Lavender Oil. Healing Solutions sent me a bottle of Lavender Essential Oil. This particular…

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