50 DAYS TO 50 Journey!

I’m loving this journey so far. Join me for this week’s insights, lessons, and laughter! DAY 20: Aging is beautiful. Aging is beautiful. That’s contrary to what our society teaches nowadays. As celebrity Francis McDormand recently shared: “[In our society,] there’s no desire to be an adult. Adulthood is not a goal. It’s not seen…

DAY 16: Make a Move

After the women’s retreat experience that I shared with you a few days ago, I wrote down a few things that I felt strongly to do. ​Easy enough. ​ But later, the idea of doing any of them made me feel overwhelmed, self-doubting, and worried. But then I asked myself, why did those negative feelings…

DAY 15: Are you Missing Hidden Opportunities?

Opportunities, I’m finding, often come to us in hidden ways. I remember a church leader saying something like, when we are too focused on looking for the miraculous in our lives, we will miss the everyday outpouring of good. Sadly, I find that to be true in my own life, and the lives of people…

My secret to peaceful, joyful holidays!

A few years ago, on a September day, it hit me that the holidays were right around the corner. And I started to feel ANXIETY (What? I used to absolutely soak in the holidays). I said, That’s it. There has to be a better way. And for me, I found it. I experimented with a…

Join my Journey—50 Days to 50!

***Thank you for all your support last week with “Christmas Kisses.” We hit #1 in three different categories on Amazon and it was all because of your help and willingness to support clean romance! If you didn’t get your copy, don’t hesitate! CLICK HERE*** DAY 13. Learning to Listen​ I’m shifting. Although it really started…

Studio 5-“Using Time More Meaningfully!” Limited Time for Deals!

In case you missed it, this week on Studio 5 I talked about “Using Your Time More Meaningfully.” You can watch by clicking on the video below. And don’t forget, the .99 deal for our new book “Christmas Kisses” won’t last much longer. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE. Don’t miss your chance to support clean romance…

Help support clean romance, we’re making a difference!!​

Every year, I search for stories ​to fill my Christmas reading list–romance is always a fun read, but​ ​I want them to be clean and wholesome too​​. ​What me, my author friends, and likely you have seen in the reading realm is that cringe-worthy stories are getting more notoriety. Many women hear of a bestseller,…

Happy Launch Day! FREE Bonus Content! $200 Holiday Cash!

Happy Official Launch Day ! Thanks for sharing the launch of Christmas Kisses: An Echo Ridge Anthology with us. ​Just for you, enter ​to win $200 holiday cash, AND get this special FREE Bonus Content below! In our anthology stories, we slipped in fabulous right-from-the-story recipes. That’s right, each story has a recipe that goes with it and we’ve shared them here with…

The Life Principle I Re-learned Through Writing Christmas Kisses…

All five of us who co-authored the novella anthology of Christmas Kisses: An Echo Ridge Anthology are THRILLED to officially launch November 3rd! Because of that, each day I’ll share goodies for you to celebrate with us! Today, you get the fun untold backstory of how this book came to be, and the life principle I…

How to Keep Your Diamonds Sparkling and Enter to WIN!

“Have you entered to win $200 holiday cash yet?? Enter below! Then enjoy my co-author’s quick tip to clean your wedding ring!”   My ​great friend, Rachelle Christensen is an expert at DIY techniques. I loved this easy way to keep your diamonds sparkling because ​with all the playdough, cookie dough, and any other dough,​…

Last Sneak Peek scene from Christmas Kisses and Author #4!

Lucy McConnell (a.k.a. Christina Dymock) has always been a reader and a writer. Her mom says that when she was little she would staple pages together to make books. Even at a young age she was thinking about page count! Her series, Billionaire Marriage Brokers, has reached number one in seven categories on Amazon and…

What is Your 5 Minute Do-Over, and Author #3

Enjoy my Studio 5 segment CLICK HERE on “What’s Your Life’s 5-minute Do-over?” and on www.ksl.com CLICK HERE. For a fun freebie, download the accompanying 30-minute download on this original topic from The Living Room radio show CLICK HERE. As promised, this is Author #3 and her Sneak Peek scene of our soon-to-be-released (Nov. 3)…

STUDIO 5 Today. Echo Ridge for .99

Studio 5 is live at 11 a.m. on channel 5 with “What’s Your Life’s 5-minute Do-over?” Enjoy an additional free 30-min download on this original topic from The Living Room (http://bit.ly/1jCblog). Enjoy this poignant and humorous chat! Continuing with my co-author spotlight and Sneak Peek at scenes from our soon-to-be-launched “Christmas Kisses: An Echo Ridge…

The Women Behind Echo Ridge and .99 Deal

To celebrate the official launch on Nov. 3rd, this week, I’m giving you a Sneak Peek at a few scenes and introducing you to the amazing women behind the Echo Ridge Anthology (available here for just 99 cents!). Today, I’d like you to meet Award-winning and Bestselling Author Rachelle J. Christensen. Rachelle J. Christensen is…

Female writers share what makes them strong.

Click over for the latest Deseret News article. Hear from 4 different Utah writers and learn what makes them strong women, not just as writers, but as mothers, wives, sisters, daughters and friends. CLICK HERE TO READ.