Book Intro: Ransom My Heart, by Princess Mia Thermopolis and Meg Cabot

That feeling you get when you read a book, and not just any book. A book written by a character in another book. Yes it is a conundrum of sorts, and yet it makes it that much more enjoyable to partake in. Especially when (your's truly) has never even read the series that the character is from! Making this read even more enjoyable. Plus I do have a certain soft spot for knights and damsels in distress… Even though this book is quite a different take upon such a thing....more

What I'm Reading

Hello!The one good thing about this disgustingly cold weather is that I have been able to finish a few books that I have been dying to read.My Review of Serena: ...more

Back to marketing my book on sexual abuse

 My book about childsexual abuse and how you heal is Enfolded in Silence/A Story in Art of Healing from Sexual Trauma in Childhood ( Now that I am back in the country, I am working on marketing it. I believe it is a helpful book for survivors of abuse, therapists who work with them, adolescents and those interested in getting an insdie view of sexual abuse and the healing process. ...more

Gertie Sews Vintage Casual A Quick Review

I finally received my copy of "Gertie Sews Vintage Casual" and in the midst of home repairs I thought I'd take a break and give it a quick review.View Post...more

A Book or No Book? That is the Question Caring Heart

Back to "Deutsch" Roots Tomorrow

As the very last meal why wouldn't you want to go back to the roots? American food would never be here without all of the unique influences we have from our own personal heritages....more

Win a One Year Birchbox Subscription!

What better way to  celebrate the last months of summer than with a reading a book by the pool and winning a ONE YEAR subscription to Birchbox?  Birchbox delivers high-end beauty, grooming, and lifestyle samples once a month, customized just for you. (Birchbox is not at all affiliated with me or the book and this is not a paid promotion. I just love their boxes and thought it would be a cool prize to give.)...more

Thoughts on The Walking Dead and Vol. 20

This past week I received my copy of The Fall of the Governor Part 2 and Vol. 20 of the graphic novel. As usual Kirkman gives us another great volume to leave me wanting more. Just when you get into the on going battle the volume ends. I know it will be a while before the next one comes but I eagerly await it. Hopefully it will be during the long break we are about to have at the end of Season 4, which has only one more episode left....more

Find The Cutes ~ Playtime: An Activity Book For Children (VIDEO & SLIDESHOW)

Not long ago, I came across this project for a fun activity book for children called «Find The Cutes ~ Playtime». The book is drawn and colored by a talented illustrator named Vincent Noot and written by his wife Celestial. So I decided to help this terrific couple achieve their funding target by spreading the word....more