Eeeeeks! Today is the day – so I can share this LOVELY (amazing, gorgeous, beautiful – okay I will stop now) cover! But seriously – I am so excited about this. Not only because this is my debut novel, and the story means so much to me, but also because they used my photos from   Read More …

I apologize I have been MIA awhile. That is all because I have been stuck in my writing/editing world with the final edits of The Halves of Us (THOU) Book 1, and re-writing/editing THOU Book 2. It’s hard work, yo. I don’t think people realize how much work comes with writing a book. I get the   Read More …

I’ve been such a huge fan of Melody Winter for a few years. She is an extremely talented storyteller. If you haven’t read the first two books in this series – you’re missing out! You can buy them and check out her other amazing novels here! But today we are going to talk about her MINE Series.   Read More …

You’re going to want to add this to your Goodreads TBR list! [and you can do that here!] Mystery surrounds the town of Summertime, Indiana, where fifteen-year-old Tommy Walker and his little sister are sent to live with relatives they’ve never met. Tommy soon makes friends with Finn Wilds, a rebellious local who lives with   Read More …

So if you keep up with my book reviews, I read the first installment of the Hightower trilogy in December and reviewed it in January (you can read that here). And I have been DYING to get my hands on book 2 – and while I have to wait just a tad bit longer –   Read More …

The thing I have noticed about the Parliament House Press is not only are their books amazing – but their covers are brilliantly executed – and The Ganga Shift is no different! So excited to share with you the cover reveal to The Ganga Shift by Mary Bernsen. (You will want to add this to   Read More …

Welcome to a (relatively) new monthly series where I post about my latest reads and recommendations! I am a bit behind so this includes reads from December of 2017 and what I have completed so far in January of 2018. I am catching up on my ever-growing-to-be-read-list and this time I have THREE books for you! First,   Read More …

I had the honor of photographing my Aunt Melanie’s (who I lovingly refer to as Tante) wedding in 2017 to Robert. The day was so relaxed and filled with love, family, and music! I know people talk about having a perfect day for their wedding, but really this day was perfect. The weather was just   Read More …

I am FREAKING OUT. But in a good way. [sorry for the ensuing caps and shouting that ensues…] Seriously. I AM GOING TO BE A PUBLISHED AUTHOR. My trilogy THE HAVLVES OF US (THOU) will be published by The Parliament House Press with my debut novel coming out in Winter 2018! [INSERT SQUEALS OF JOY AND JUMPING UP   Read More …

[Due to construction on my website and the blog transition, this is a summary of some of my favorite Senior Portraits in Fall of 2017. For more pictures, please visit my Facebook page] This was the year of FUN and interactive sessions – that include donuts – and body paint! Here are a few of my   Read More …