April Fools

There are plenty of theories as to how April Fool’s Day got started. Some say it has to do with the date in relationship to the Georgian Calendar, or to the Vernal Equinox in the northern hemisphere.  This is what Wikipedia has to say: In Chaucer’s...

DIY Wreath on the Cheap

DIY WREATH ON THE CHEAP What you’ll need: Honeysuckle or grapevine. Sticks, (I used crepe myrtle) artificial flowers, ribbon, scissors, wire cutters, twine/jute, hot glue. Picture 2, arrange your sticks in a rectangle and secure at corners with jute. Picture 3, attach...

Sidebar Advertising/Was It Worth It?

A while ago I decided to do some experimenting with different forms of advertising to see which type worked. Well today, I’ll discuss sidebar advertising. That’s where I chose a well followed blog/review/book website and placed an ad for one of my books to be featured...

Friday the 13th Arrival!

Usually on Friday’s I do a Five on Friday post, but today, it’s six on Friday. Six kittens arrived! Here are a couple of pictures of the new arrivals.   I don’t normally let my pets have babies, but my grandchildren begged me to let Tizzy have...

50 Shades…Made Me Want to do Things!

I never thought seeing a movie like 50 Shades would make me want to do some of the things shown, but it did. I’ll get to that in a minute. First, there is some beautiful cinematography in the movie, where the camera zeros in on certain things. A hand gripping...