A Day of Wine and Roses – with Cambria

This post was sponsored by Cambria Estate Winery as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. When I drink a good wine, all of my senses become alert.  The smell of pungent earth and the tang of tart fruit (depending on whether I am […]

Review: The Woman from Prague

The Woman from Prague Author: Rob Hart (an Ash McKenna Novel) Samantha, the woman from Prague is brash, dangerous, miasmic and a clean mean fighting machine.  Personally, I would have made her a little more weird, like Lisbeth Salander, the protagonist in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, but I’m not the author.  Rob Hart […]

Goin’ on a Bear Hunt….Camping and Cuddling in the Uintahs

You can’t go over it  You cant go under it  You cant go around it  You have to go through it Y’all know that I have tried online dating in the Search for Mister Right Enough.  That didn’t work for me as I only tried it for a few months.  So when a friend of […]

The Streets of Paris

The Streets of Paris A Guide to the City of Light Following in the Footsteps of Famous Parisians throughout History Author: Susan Cahill Ever since The Accidental Tourist, I have been entranced with quirky, and/or simply interesting guide books.  The Streets of Paris – A Guide to the City of Light Following in the Footsteps […]

Gift ideas for every occasion

For many of us, marking an occasion with a gift is what we want to do. Acknowledging milestones in education, in work, in relationships as well as the more obvious birthdays, weddings and anniversaries, there are many days in the year to be celebrated.  Here we list some of our gift ideas suitable for every […]

7 Techniques For Keeping Your ‘Thought Life’ Healthy

And Your Stress Level Low Life gives people plenty of reasons to be stressed. Relationship problems, child-rearing issues, job woes and a lack of money are just some of life’s complications that can weigh people down – and cause health problems. “It’s difficult to stay healthy and energized when stress is a daily reality,” says […]

Book Review: The Children

The Children Author: Ann Leary Leary (The Good House, 2013, etc.) writes about nutty, pedigreed New Englanders in this noirish comedy in which financial wrangling and emotional secrets are kept under wraps within a well-born Connecticut family until the arrival of an interloper from west of the Rockies. Single, childless 29-year-old narrator Charlotte is a […]

Are beets the answer to my soda addiction?

For months now I have been trying to stop drinking diet soda.  I KNOW how bad it is for me (my opinion and having done research0 but I Love IT SO!  THEN like a miracle BEETOLOGY all organic all natural 5 flavor beet juices came across my desk and I JUMPED on the opportunity to […]

Book Review: The Trial of Prisoner 043

The Trial of Prisoner 043 Author: Terry Jastrow Terry Jastrow’s debut novel – simultaneously fictional and historically compelling – pulsates with a throbbing plot and quintessential questions of the criminality of the Iraq War – and the guilt or innocence of ex-president George W. Bush regarding crimes for starting a war with Sadam Hussein, who […]

It’s Not Yet Dark – a review

It’s Not Yet Dark (A Memoir) Author: Simon Fitzmaurice Daringly, brutally poignant, It’s Not Yet Dark is the closest thing to pure love that I have read since The Shack and just as memorable.  As Simon Fitzmaurice, an award winning writer, screenwriter and film director tells how he has lived with his wife and children since […]