Read-A-Romance Month

It’s back, and once again, I’m thrilled to contribute to the month-long celebration of romance literature. Read-A-Romance Month is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the authors who write in this genre and the motivation behind their work. This...

Book Birthday!

I remember meeting with my editor about the Cabot novels back in 2016. His enthusiasm for the project matched my excitement, which made me eager to get started on BEFORE I KNEW. Fast-forward to today. As I write this short post, I’ve got the manuscript for the...

Summer Reading Recommendation

I haven’t offered a reading recommendation on my blog in quite some time, but I’m inspired to do so today. I spent the better part of my free time this past weekend reading Elinor Lipman‘s On Turpentine Lane. This author had been highly recommended...

Summer: Bring It On!

Here comes summer! Temperatures have jumped dramatically. My kids are currently taking finals. And the gardens are in full bloom. Yes, summer is officially here. As usual, our family calendar is stuffed with various out-of-town sports and leadership camps, as well as...

5 Things To Do With Your Friends

Being a woman can be hard. A lot is expected of us. Not only do we hold jobs, raise kids, and keep a household running, but we’re expected to do it all with a smile (and to look fit and pretty, too!). It can be daunting at times, which is why it’s so...

April Fool’s Pranks

Happy April Fool’s Day! I’m not much of a prankster these days, but when I was younger, my stepfather and I used to try to sneak up and surprise the other. I’ll admit, he won the best “scare” attack of our ongoing battle. One school night...