Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Thank you to everyone who visited the blogs in the Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring Blog Hop
We've had fun and hope you did, too.
The winner of the rafflecopter giveaway is
Laura M. Our fearless leader, Natalie Star
has been in touch and will award the $70.00 gift card, posthaste.

Becky Nixon has won the drawing for her choice of any one of my eBooks
available on here. I'll be in touch. Thank you for playing.

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A bushel basket full of thank yous goes out to Natalie
of Just Natalie  for organizing this hop.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring Blog Hop!

Happy Spring Everyone!

I'm excited to revive the blog with a post to welcome spring 2015 & a giveaway. Two giveaways, as a matter of fact! You'll find the information for the giveaways at the bottom of the page. All participating blogs are listed at the bottom of the page. 

A huge thank you goes out to Just Natalie for all her hard work at corralling participants, prizes, and the like. Let's all give her a hand for putting this hop together. She's pretty awesome!

Winter's long rest leads to spring promise - A fresh start for every living thing.
It's not for us to question why we are given the gift - it's what we do with it that matters. 

My most favorite thing about Spring 2015 is second chances

My parents. Love, kindness, deliberateness, acceptance, forgiving & giving.


Here are a few of my favorite things about spring

Spring Rains
Freshly tilled veggie gardens

Fresh strawberries

Promise of fresh fruit

New babies!

Colorful blooms

Now for the fun part 

The RAFFLECOPTER is at the bottom of this post. You can enter for a chance at a $70.00 gift card - your choice of Amazon or Barnes & Noble. You'll find the rafflecopter on each participating blog listed below. The rafflecopter will end at 11:59 EST on 3/23. 

In addition to that prize, I'll be giving away an eBook copy of any one of my published books to one winner. To have your name added to the hat, simply comment with something you love about spring. I'll choose the winner of the eBook on Monday. 

Also, to make it easy to share with your friends, just tick any, or all, 
of the social media buttons at the bottom of this post.

Come back here Wednesday the 25th for the names of the winners.
I'll also announce it on my Facebook page. Everyone is invited to connect with me over there. 
That way, you'll never miss another event.


1. Just Natalie (US)                                                                  8. Diary of Two Mad Authors (INT)
2. Author Jennifer Loiske (INT)                                                            9. Dominique Goodall (INT)
3. Author Linda Bolton (US)                                                         10. A New Day Has Begun (INT)
4. Making Believe (INT)                                                                           11. Vixie's Stories (INT)
5. From the Desk of Nadia Kilrick (INT)                                                           12. Lauri Fern (US)
6. Life According to Jane (INT)                            13. Debra Shiveley Welch Love and Writing (INT)


$70 Gift Card for Amazon or B&N