I was blessed to be able to retire early from my W2 job in May 2021 and to begin filling my days with family and things I'm passionate about as an entrepreneur: writing and life coaching. The job I retired from was sucking the life out of me while my self-employment status breathes life into… Continue reading We All Have 24 Hours in a Day
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger & Nothing More Dangerous by Allen Eskens These two similar books, both by Minnesota authors, are among the best books I’ve ever read. (Right up there with Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.) In both books, the authors recount stories from a grown man's perspective, but through the… Continue reading Recommended Reading
Daily life can take you on a wild rollercoaster of twists and turns and throw you unexpected curveballs. Sometimes trauma hits home, washing away the very foundation on which you’ve built your life. I can help you navigate the waters of uncertainty. Through my program, Rise from Victim to Victor, I will show you how… Continue reading Let What Happens To You Work For You
Shear Misfortune, book seven--and the final--in the Melanie Hogan mysteries was released on April 11th. Available Here When a fitness center is a locale for both health and murder, exercise enthusiasts must weigh their odds of the outcome. Beauty salon owner, Melanie Hogan, decides an exercise regimen is long overdue and joins a gym, but… Continue reading New Release & Chance to Win a Free eBook!
Book 6 in the Melanie Hogan mysteries! Melanie Hogan discovers the evils that lurk beneath one’s thirst for power and money. Will her murder be one of them? Just when salon owner Melanie Hogan thinks her world is back on solid ground, she finds a dead body on her doorstep, and the entire foundation on… Continue reading Coming Soon!
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I went for a walk today, alone and social distancing, while I listened to music. It was an amazing, warm, sunny day, and the song Living Hope by Phil Wickham came on at the same time I saw a man with 5 little girls dressed in bright colors, all twirling around and laughing (the girls,… Continue reading A Very Loud Silent Message
After some thought--careful thought, at that--I've decided to switch gears a bit and travel some new roads. In an effort to maximize my time (working a full-time job, authoring books, being wife, mom, and grandma to nine precious humans and squeezing in coffee with a friend here and there takes 30 of my 24 hours… Continue reading New Adventures on the Horizon
Coming March 21st, 2020! Abby's Redemption Book 2 of 2 in the Whispering Pines Mysteries. Last summer Abigail Sinclair narrowly escaped her abusive ex-husband, who was bent on revenge. Finally, victim turned survivor, she is free from a life of watching over her shoulder at every turn. Abby focuses on running Whispering Pines Resort in… Continue reading Cover Reveal!
February is National Heart Health Awareness Month. Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer of women in the United States? That's the bad news. The good news is, there are things you can do to change that for yourself. Among those things are eating healthy, getting adequate physical exercise, and getting enough… Continue reading National Heart Health Awareness Month