Month: August 2014

Wicked Wednesday Review: Five HOT and suspenseful titles, perfect for your beach bag

imageLooking for some more beach reads this summer? 

Love wicked HOT suspense served along with your romance? 

Here’s a selection of five titles that I recommend you consider adding to your bookshelf. image
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A sizzling hot, cannot-put-it-down must read from Rebecca Zanetti
Sweet Revenge (Sin Brothers Book #2) by Rebecca Zanetti
Forever (Grand Central Publishing) ⎜ ISBN 9781455574469 ⎜ $8.00 ⎜ Jun 24 2010

Two weeks ago I reviewed Forgotten Sins  the first book in Rebecca Zanetti’s Sin Brothers series. In case you missed the review. I loved it. And I love this series about genetically engineered super soldiers who are …

Tasty Tuesday Exclusive Excerpt & Giveaway: Robyn Neeley’s BATTER UP, a foodie lover’s magical romance

One foodie romance that I fell in love with this summer is Robyn Neeley’s BATTER UP  This fun and magical romance is just a delightful read and I highly recommend it to all of you.image
What are some of the special ingredients in BATTER UP?

  • A small, lakeside town in Upstate New York filled with fun and fabulous characters
  • A bakery that dishes up a little extra to the bachelors of Buttermilk Falls every Monday night
  • A third-generation baker witch who creates a magical batter for those bachelors with every stir
  • A third-generation baker who can match everyone else

Tasty Tuesday Review: My Irish Table by Cathal Armstrong & David Hagedorn


imageMy Irish Table: Recipes from the Homeland and Restaurant Eve by Cathal Armstrong & David Hagedorn is a love letter to Chef Armstrong’s homeland and to his parents. The cover invites the foodie reader to open it up and savor the memories and flavors of Ireland with it’s bowl of mashed potatoes and copper pot of Irish Stew.

If you love Ireland – either through virtual or actual travel – you’ll truly appreciate Chef Armstrong’s homage to recipes of his homeland. To know that leg of lamb is traditionally served on St. Patrick’s Day made me smile. Discovering that Irish …

Monday Musings: Four important words to remember when communicating your ideas

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I’ll admit it right up front, I had a very different Monday Musing planned for today. Perhaps if I weren’t such a procrastinator and had written and prepped it yesterday, the planned topic would appear. But something happened that’s bugging me and unfortunately it’s not an isolated incident.

In this digital world where we can communicate with one another so easily and quickly, not just by email, but social media, texts, private messages, sometimes it’s easy to just type something and not realize the words can hurt.

But they can.

Having made my living for years in public communication, I’m …