One of the best things about the holiday season--in my opinion--is the baking! I love to bake and my kids love to eat. As a family, we watch The Great British Baking Show (we are constantly re-watching every season) and my oldest loves spending time working through a recipe with me in the kitchen. In … Continue reading It’s cookie time!
Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you are surrounded by loved ones today and enjoy a wonderful meal. Every year, I am most thankful for my family. I am blessed beyond measure to have them in my life. I am grateful for the love and support of my wonderful husband, my darling sons, my dear parents, and … Continue reading Thankful
It's 1 month and 24 hours to release day!!! (Click here for the pre-order on Amazon and click here for the pre-order on iBooks) I'm sharing a little behind-the-scenes on how I came up with the story. In A Perfect Picture of Us, Jess Edwards is a popular lifestyle blogger in Chicago who is tired of … Continue reading The inspiration for A Perfect Picture of Us
Colleen O’Dowd manages a thriving bridal business with her sisters in Heaven, New Hampshire. After fleeing Manhattan and her cheating ex-fiancé, Colleen still believes in happily ever afters. But with a demanding business to run, her sisters to look after, and their 93-year-old grandmother to keep out of trouble, she's worried she’ll never find Mr. … Continue reading A visit with Peggy Jaeger, author of Dearly Beloved
A week after my brother's wedding, my then-fiance and I adopted a dog from a shelter. We are both dog people and for about six months had been looking to add a furry friend to our lives. He found our girl. Tucked in a cage, scared, chasing her tail. He found her. I highlight that … Continue reading With a heavy heart
I'm so excited to share a teaser excerpt from my new release A Perfect Picture of Us, coming from The Wild Rose Press on December 17th (CLICK HERE for more info). “Jess, I shouldn’t have come. I really can’t give you too much information,” he said, suddenly unsure. Still gorgeous. Still unattainable. Sitting prim and proper, … Continue reading Teaser Thursday!
This picture is from Pixabay but might also be EXACTLY how I feel right now! I love Christmas and in the spirit of Scrooge (more McDuck than Ebeneezer), I keep it in my heart all year round. As a kid, I watched VHS tapes of Holiday TV specials whenever I was sick. I am always planning … Continue reading Countdown to Countdown to Christmas