Winter 2013 Blogathon Bash Kick Off Post


The Winter 2013 Blogathon is this weekend, January 25-28! Its fun and free! The Blogathon starts at 8:00am EST today and ends at 8:00am EST on Monday!  I loved doing this last last summer and I really felt like I got a ton done that I would not have done normally. There is always a huge list of to do's that I have that I put off for doing the here and now.   Here is my kick off post from then.  Here is my resolution post and I won an awesome prize for participating in the mini challenges! My Goals for the Winter 2013 … [Read more...]

Amazing Tailgate Appetizer Recipe – Texas Cheese Dip


I was looking through my grandmother's recipes and I found one for a spicy sounding cheese dip named Texas Cheese Dip.  It was cut out from a magazine but I can't tell which one so there is my disclaimer that I did not make this up.  I did however change several ingredients because I want it to be spicy, not burn everyone's mouth off (though my husband would probably like it better that way).   So here is my slightly milder taste on a great SuperBowl or any Tailgate party Appetizer - Texas Cheese Dip. Print Amazing Tailgate Appetizer - Texas … [Read more...]

$50 Amazon GC or $50 Paypal Cash Give Away!

I've teamed up with a select group of great bloggers to bring you this winner's choice giveaway, hosted by Generations of Savings & This Flourishing Life. The prize is a either $50 Amazon Gift Card or $50 PayPal Cash. This giveaway will run from 1/21 at 11:01 PM CST to 1/31 at 11:59pm CST and is open Worldwide! You can enter using the giveaway form below.   Loading Entry-Form... ... Disclaimer: Please note that Amazon and PayPal are in no way associated with this giveaway. If the winner chooses a gift card, the card will be sent … [Read more...]

Beer Money Book Tour & Give Away


Beer Money In the explosive opening to an exciting new mystery series, private investigator Burr Ashland learns that his best friend, a history professor, has been murdered. Burr is plunged into an investigation that puts him in the middle of a violent struggle not just between the present and the past, but between good and evil. With nonstop action and breakneck twists, BEER MONEY is the next bestseller from Dani Amore, who Mystery Tribune calls “A sensation among Kindle owners who love fast paced thrillers.” About Author Dani Amore Dani … [Read more...]

Republic Book Blast & Give Away

Republic Book Blast & Give Away Republic Ken Murphy is a 45 year-old National Guard Colonel and senior manager at a computer chip manufacturer in quiet Highview, West Virginia. In this future history featuring frightening parallels to our present, the local economy is thrown into a tailspin when the plant is suddenly shut down, even as the nation is thrown into turmoil by a deadly domestic terrorist attack. Murphy, like everyone else in his town, is suddenly thrown out of work, with no way to pay for medical care for his son. Karen … [Read more...]

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Recipe


 Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Recipe This is one of my favorite dishes to make now. I realize that its not 'authentic' now that one of my friends pointed it out but this is how I was taught to make it so this is what I will probably continue to do unless I get some tips otherwise. However, I love suggestions so please feel free to let me know how you make it so I can surprise my husband with some flair. So here is my cheesy chicken enchilada recipe.  Let me know if you try it! Print Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Recipe Recipe type: Entree … [Read more...]

Desires Unleashed Book Tour & Give Away

Desires Unleashed (Knights of the Darkness Chronicles Book One) Desires Unleashed is the first novel in the riveting, highly-addictive and sexually-charged Knights of the Darkness Chronicles. Experience the heart-pounding thrill of the chase in this electrifying page-turner as you uncover the mystery behind the series of gruesome killings that have been terrorizing the citizens of Chicago. When a grisly decapitated corpse pops up on a Chicago Street, drained of blood, the highly-trained, government-funded special police force assigned two of … [Read more...]

Lessons Learned Book Tour & Give Away

Lessons Learned A young girl needs to spread her wings, but a young woman needs roots. High school teacher Sarah Bray never thought she’d return to Sycamore Falls, but a traumatic event at her inner-city school leaves her desperate for the sanctuary of her childhood home. Orphaned as a teenager and raised by her grandmother, she had severed all ties with the people of her hometown –including her best friend, Aubrey – in hopes of leaving everything behind her. By returning to her roots, an older and wiser Sarah hopes to deal with the demons of … [Read more...]

Bring Down the Furies Book Tour & Give Away


Bring Down the Furies Book Tour Bring Down The Furies Sherman’s troops burned it the first time. Now a serial arsonist threatens a small South Carolina town and private investigator Quint Mitchell is caught in the backdraft. When Quint follows the “Heartthrob Bandit” to the hamlet of Allendale, he finds himself in the crossfire of an ugly cultural war between an ultraconservative minister and the scientist who may have discovered proof of the oldest humans ever found in North America. As the heat grows more intense, arson turns to murder, and … [Read more...]

The Tale of Lucia Grandi Book Tour & Give Away


The Tale of Lucia Grandi When an old woman is asked to tell the story of her life, she tells an intense and poignant tale about growing up in and surviving a warring suburban family during the 1950s and '60s. Written as a memoir, each chapter describes a particular incident in Lucia's life which shows the constant struggle between her parents and the perverse effect it has on her and her family. From her complicated and unwanted birth, to her witnessing a suicide at age 3, to her stint as a runaway at age 14, the story progresses to the final … [Read more...]