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Book One - The Golden Telescope
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My Books: The Golden Telescope

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE THE GOLDEN TELESCOPE – BOOK ONE in the JACK and the MAGIC HAT MAKER series. Kids who love magic, mystery, and time-travel will love this first installment in the new 9-book series about 12-year old Jack Mac Paidin and his adventures in time and space. Twelve-year old Jack Mac Paidin’s life is miserable. His parents are dead, and he’s stuck with his heartless aunt and uncle, who make him live in…

Jack and the Magic Hat Maker - Book One: The Golden Telescope - Hardcover
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So You Want To Write A Book? My Top Author Tools

Author Tools Have Come A Long Way, Baby! If you’re reading this post, you probably know that I recently published my first fiction novel: THE GOLDEN TELESCOPE. The book isn’t the only book I’ve self-published. I wrote and published a self-help book back in 2009 called Lady Get A Life. It was the story about my experience leaving a dysfunctional marriage of 18 years to move out on my own. So, that was an entirely different…

Trying the Carnivore Diet
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Trying the Carnivore Diet

Yeah, I was whole-food, plant-based for several months (off and on for y-e-a-r-s!) but that wasn’t working for me. So, I decided to pull out all the stops and try this all-animal (no dairy for me) approach. Check out the video to hear what I think and how long I expect to be following this diet.

Kettle and Fire Bone Broth and Soup Review
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Kettle and Fire Bone Broth and Soup Review

Keto Bone Broth from Kettle & Fire. Delicious, Nutritious, Organic, Affordable. My daughter, Rachel, who has never tried bone broth before, joins me to review 6 flavors of Kettle & Fire’s quality bone broths and soups. Flavors we sampled include: Beef Bone Broth – Marrow Bones From Pasture-Raised, 100% Grass-fed & Finished Cattle. Kettle & Fire’s Beef Bone Broth contains collagen, a protein many say they haven’t been getting enough of from other foods. Their…

Update - Jack and the Magic Hat Maker - Sept. 5, 2019
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UPDATE – My YA Fantasy Fiction Novel Series

Update and significant changes to the way the story starts and some core character changes for Book One: The Golden Telescope in my Young Adult Fantasy Fiction series: Jack and the Magic Hat Maker. Beta-Readers – Visit THIS PAGE for a link to where you can sign up to receive new chapters as they come available for review.

pumpkin-spice-spam
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Pumpkin Spice Flavored Spam? Seriously, Hormel?

It’s real, it’s delicious and it’s for your enjoyment. Look for limited edition SPAM® Pumpkin Spice 2-packs coming Sept. 23rd to SPAM.com and Walmart.com. Eat one, save one! That’s what Hormel’s Website says about this new, limited-edition product they are introducing at the end of this month. Seriously??? I really detest the original…but I DO love me some pumpkin spice, lol! Egads! Might I actually have to try this? Ummm…no. I really can’t even stomach…

Starbucks Spider Web Cup
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For Halloween Starbucks Offers A Spider Web Cup

Now, here’s something we all need for Halloween…like a hole in the head, lol! *Thanks to delish.com’s Editorial Fellow, Megan Schaltegger, for this entertaining and delightful post making me aware of the trendy new cup! But seriously, I’m a huge Starbucks fan a-n-d Fall is my absolute favorite season of the year! So, ya, I’m happy to start thinking about preparing for Halloween and the upcoming autumn months! BRACE YOURSELF! There WILL be lots of…

Mary's Mini - 10 Day Results
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Amazing! 5 Pounds In 10 Days on Mary’s Mini

I gotta tell you…after 10 days on the Mary’s Mini version of Dr. John McDougall’s Starch Solution I was pretty happy with my results! Not only did I lose weight, but I’m also noticing some other health conditions improving in that short time; Yes, I lost 5 pounds in 10 days…which is incredible…but I also noticed my skin looking better and my energy improving! Honestly, I’m not completely sure if my success was 100% due…

Mary's Mini - Day 8 - My Experience
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Mary’s Mini – Day 8 – My Experience

I’ve been following Mary and Dr. John McDougall’s 10-Day weight-loss plan and today is Day 8. These are my thoughts and experience so far. *Correction on something I said in the video – Actually, I’ll post an update on Thursday. In the video I said on Friday but I’m starting to upload new content on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. So, I’ll post an update on Thursday and then another on Saturday. For more about me…

How I Burn An Elk On A Rifle Stock
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How I Burn An Elk On A Rifle Stock