Adored Unboxing!

I don’t always record videos, but when I do, I’m a total dork. But I think some events are too momentous to be completely encapsulated in a photo. Right? In this video we find: My cat Willow crying for treats (just once…don’t worry). Me...

Short Story: Smitten & Frostbitten

I stole a peek at Daniel between my eyelashes. He was staring. We both smiled and returned to shoving the powdery snow into a mound. “Make sure it’s wide enough.” Daniel grinned. “We need a good base for this guy if he’s going to be as tall as I’m imagining him.”...

Short Story: Steam

“Hey, Jessica.” I glanced up at the sound of my name. Great. The mean girls. Again. “Hey.” I picked up my pace. Maybe I could shake them. “Where are you off to in such a hurry?” I glanced at the owner of the voice. Carly—the meanest of the means. I sighed. Why...

My Annoying Facebook Friends

Annoying Facebook Friends We All Have. Most-Obnoxious Facebook Posts Ever. People Who Need to Just GET OFF Facebook. These kinds of posts are all the rage lately. I’m sure you’ve seen one or two. Or twelve. I won’t post many examples here, since most...

Patrick E. Craig Dared Me to Go Amish

(A blog post alternately titled “Book Review: A Quilt for Jenna“) I love writers conferences. There’s so much learning, sharing, networking, and in the case of Christian writers conferences, fellowship to be had. It’s such an important...

An Ode to the Library

Libraries have been on my mind all week, due to the launch of the new marketing tool called Library Insider. If you have a book to promote, you have to check this out. It’s a comprehensive database, updated monthly with all kinds of other goodies available....