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Homemade Tiramisu & Other Ways I Relax

In this week’s Spin Cycle, Ginny Marie is asking us to write about how we relax. One of my favorite ways to relax is to bake. And by bake, I don’t even necessarily mean “turn on the oven.” I mean … Continue reading

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My Love/Hate Relationship with Social Media & Marketing

Since my book came out in April, I’ve been engaged in a lot (and I mean, A LOT) of social media marketing. In the past few weeks (since my return from the Italy/Spain trip), I’ve had some time to really … Continue reading

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Why I’m Such a Star Wars Geek

I promised on Facebook that one day I’d write a blog post about why I’m such a Star Wars geek. Well, be careful what you promise on Facebook. 🙂 Ginny Marie of Lemon Drop Pie saw my post and decided … Continue reading

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Mi Piace, Mi Gusta – Day 20: Tre Cose Buone (Three Good Things)

I was happy to see today that the Spin Cycle writing prompt for this week is about “three good things.” It was saving me from writing a post that would probably come out sounding unintentionally negative. You see, this morning, … Continue reading

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Spin Cycle: Summer Reading List

This week on the Spin Cycle, Ginny Marie is asking for our summer reading lists. Here are a few things on my Kindle app that I’m hoping to get read this summer.   1. Capturing Today by Jess Evander–I read … Continue reading

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How to Throw a Facebook Book Launch Party!

On Memorial Day, I guest blogged on Seekerville and talked about how authors can throw themselves a book launch party on Facebook. I thought I’d run a recap of that blog post here as part of the Spin Cycle’s “summer … Continue reading

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Help me name my next travel blogging adventure!

As I write this, there are only eight days of school left. Normally, I teach summer school, but for the first time in my teaching career, I’m going to take the summer off! And you know what that means . … Continue reading

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Spin Cycle: Teaching and Writing

With all the book launch craziness going on lately, I haven’t had much time for blog posts, but I promised my launch team friend Ginny Marie that I’d get back on this blogging business! This week’s Spin Cycle topic of … Continue reading

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Spin Cycle: 28 Inspirational Quotes

For this week’s Spin Cycle, Ginny Marie of Lemon Drop Pie is asking us to list 28 of . . . well, whatever we’d like! We’re just celebrating that the 28-day month of February is almost at an end. (One … Continue reading

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Spin Cycle: Valentine’s Day and Ten Great Loves

As a single person, it’s easy to get disgruntled on Valentine’s Day. Already this morning, my Facebook feed is filled with all my married friend’s posts about the chocolate, cards, books, flowers, and jewelry their husbands have given them today. … Continue reading

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