Have you checked out all awesome books that FREE or DISCOUNTED! If you haven’t, hurry over to www.cleanindiereadsale.wordpress.com to see what’s all offered. Sale ends Saturday!!! DO NOT MISS THIS!!

Here are some books that are included:


Like I mentioned before – something for everyone! There’s children’s books to adult books. Romance, History, Paranormal, Mystery, etc. I know you’ll find something!

Just this past weekend we were coming home from our yearly snowmobile trip. Seeing as it’s a long ride, we don’t force our boys to wear their coats. The vehicle is warm, and more often than not, our boys complain of getting hot when in the vehicle for a while. Plus, technically coats are not supposed to be worn Continue reading “Concern or Criticism”


Starting Sunday, January 24, through Saturday, January 30, a group of AMAZING indie authors with some of their best work have come together to throw a clean reading winter sale where most of the books are free or discounted! There is a total of 147 books that will be featured, including something for every age and every genre.

Come Sunday I’ll post a link to the website showcasing each novel! You won’t want to miss this sale!! Please share this with all your family and friends so they can catch these deals as well!!!

Oh, and of course my novel, Growing Up Neighbors, will be there – just $0.99 the whole week!!!!

January 18, 2016, we celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. day. Everyone knows what Martin Luther King Jr. is famous for. He made that famous “I Have a Dream” speech that ended up having a tremendous impact on those in 1963 all the way down through the generations to us today.

Martin Luther King Jr. lived and fought for his dream to end racism, and it was this speech that he made that day in August that became a defining moment in the civil rights movement. He never quit, and in many ways it paid off.

What do you dream about? Continue reading “Sweet Dreams”

SnowJanuary in Michigan would make you think that snow is a given. However, this past season we have seen barely any snow at all. Christmas was green with temps way above freezing. Then as the new year rang in, temps remained above average and precipitation way below average. For me, that was depressing. We had a snowmobile trip planned for the middle of January and it seriously looked like we wouldn’t be going. Continue reading “It’s Finally Snowing!”


Some of you know that my mom is going on a mission trip to Zambia this coming February. She’ll be joined by others from the Engedi Church’s Children’s Ministry Team, and together they will be working with NOAH Ministries to love on, care for and teach children in the orphanage there.

To raise funds Continue reading “Be Fruitful”

Most of you know that I ran some giveaways last month. There was one giveaway through 5 Girls Book Reviews where three lucky people would win a signed paperback copy of Growing Up Neighbors. Then I also gave away one signed paperback copy of Growing Up Neighbors through the 12 Days of Giveaways blog tour.

The purpose of this post is to declare the winners! Continue reading “Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner”