Wedding picture from 2004. We were utter babies. Only 19 years old! Today is my 15th wedding anniversary! I know a lot of people say the years go by fast...but that's not really true in my case. I feel like it was a few lifetimes ago. My husband and I have been through SO much … Continue reading Anniversaries

What do you want to read?

One of the things I'm doing right now is taking stock in the effectiveness of my blog and my brand in general. I've decided to join Patreon. Well, I joined it earlier this year but never set anything up. I've decided to rectify that for 2020. In reviewing my blog, story posts are by far … Continue reading What do you want to read?

Tuesday Thoughts– The perfect Austen hero

Today is my fourteenth wedding anniversary. My husband and I are soon coming up on a time when we have been married longer than we were ever single. We got married at 19. We were utter babies and very few dollars to our name. However, we had a lot of love and commitment and I'm … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts– The perfect Austen hero

Thornton Thursday– It is hard, Mother.

A few weeks ago, I was speaking with a friend on Instagram about our boys getting so old. My son is eight and he loves math. He has started doing math in every day situations. Such as, "In ten years, I'll be eighteen, Mom!" That's enough to freeze any mother's heart. Then he did this: … Continue reading Thornton Thursday– It is hard, Mother.

Monday Mood– Book Hangover

I'm sure I've posted about this at some point in my years on the blog. I regularly have a book hangover. Now, I've never been drunk from alcohol so I'm not quite sure how it compares but there's always a bit of self-loathing and regret. However, I know I'm powerless to stop. Thursday evening, I … Continue reading Monday Mood– Book Hangover

Question Tuesday- What makes you laugh

I'm working on an author interview for my upcoming blog tour and one of the questions from the insightful Meredith Esparza of Austenesque Reviews is "What makes you laugh?" I'll admit to being nonplussed at first. It's so hard to define in just a few words and it had me thinking for a bit about … Continue reading Question Tuesday- What makes you laugh

Question Tuesday

I'm going to blog about Mansfield Park this weekend but I'm trying to get more active on the blog and interact with readers again with just little things every day. So, here's the question. What do you love about Jane Austen? Jane Austen is my superhero. I'm convinced she saved my life. I know a lot … Continue reading Question Tuesday