Recent Posts

Book One - The Golden Telescope
0 Comment
Posted in BLOG WRITING
Sticky Post

My Books: The Golden Telescope

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE THE GOLDEN TELESCOPE – BOOK ONE in the JACK and the MAGIC HAT MAKER series. Anyone who loves 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…

Be Happy
0 Comment
Posted in DIET & NUTRITION

Top 10 List For Building Your Immune System

A strong immune system is your best defense against any virus, illness, or disease. And plenty of doctors and health professionals agree! So, what can you to to ensure your immune system is as strong as it can possibly be? There are a few well-documented steps you can take that will make you nearly bullet-proof when it comes to preventing sickness and staying healthy and strong! HERE ARE MY TOP TEN ONE – ELIMINATE ALL…

Uncorked
0 Comment
Posted in UNCATEGORIZED

Uncorked. That Pretty Much Nails It

Wine is a blessing. I don’t know about you, but if you’re anything like me, you’ve been doing most of your grocery shopping online. THANK GOODNESS, that’s an option for us right now! Fortunately, Jeff and I are feeling happy that all of our basic needs are being met, and our biggest concern has become wiping down and disinfecting doorknobs and surfaces after we’ve received boxes and packages. But the one vitally important product we…

bowl-of-soup
0 Comment
Posted in UNCATEGORIZED

Soups and Stews, People. Soups and Stews!

I grew up in a devout Mormon household, where Emergency Preparedness was a central part of daily life. As a young adult, I was a military spouse for nearly 20 years. Both lifestyles taught me the value of frugality and making what you have stretch as far as possible. I learned how to cook at my mother’s side, as she prepared meals “from scratch” for a family of seven. Most nights, the main dish was…

Jack and the Magic Hat Maker - Book One: The Golden Telescope - Hardcover
0 Comment
Posted in WRITING

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
0 Comment
Posted in CAR CHATS

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
0 Comment
Posted in VIDEO

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
0 Comment
Posted in CAR CHATS VIDEO WRITING

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
0 Comment
Posted in BLOG

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
0 Comment
Posted in BLOG

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…