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GIVEAWAY! Win an advance copy of The Young Wives Club

GIVEAWAY! Win an advance copy of The Young Wives Club

As you may know -- since I like to talk about it a lot 😛 -- my first novel The Young Wives Club is coming out on Valentine's Day. I can't wait for you to meet Laura, Claire, Madison and Gabby. I spent a LOT of time with these girls through the years that they feel...

Nerding Out at a Taping of “The Big Bang Theory”

Nerding Out at a Taping of “The Big Bang Theory”

Pumpkin spice, cozy sweaters, and good TV are three of the things I love about fall. And since all of the new shows are finally in full swing, I thought it'd be fun to share our adventure of visiting the set of "The Big Bang Theory" during a recent trip to Los...

Big News! I Wrote a Book and It’s Being Published

Big News! I Wrote a Book and It’s Being Published

I've been waiting to announce this news technically since I was a little girl when I started writing my first book called "Paradise Pink" (inspired by a paint chip color I found while my mom was doing some shopping at Home Depot.) My writing has evolved a lot since...

Do You Believe In Magic?

Do You Believe In Magic?

 The first magic trick I can remember witnessing was in my grandpa's living room. He swiftly put his hand behind my curly blonde hair and grabbed a shiny quarter from my ear. Eyes wide and jaw dropped, I demanded, "How'd you do that?!" He explained to me it was...

A Trip to the TABASCO Factory!

A Trip to the TABASCO Factory!

There are some things I would never put together. For example, me and running--that's a no. Also, jalapenos and ice cream. ??? But I had the latter during a recent trip to the TABASCO Factory in Avery Island, Louisiana, and I was surprised how yummy it was!For just a...

Pinterest Test Kitchen: Halloween Party Food Edition

Pinterest Test Kitchen: Halloween Party Food Edition

If you're anything like me, you've got a Pinterest board full of cute little holiday-specific appetizers but when it comes down to making them, you'd rather just buy chips and dip and be done with it. Well, it was my turn to host wine club this weekend, and I decided...

Hey! I Know Her: Hannah Robinett

Hey! I Know Her: Hannah Robinett

In the second installment of my monthly post where I get to gush over the girls in my life who inspire me every day, I'm featuring Hannah Robinett, designer and side-business-woman extraordinaire! Hannah is the founder of mynlyn, a 3D-printed jewelry line based out of...

Proof That “The Secret” Is Really a Thing…

Ya'll, the power of visualization and positivity really works! I tried it out yesterday at a mini-golf course in Connecticut and can attest that it's a thing.... I'm not going to go into detail about how that was the first hole and I psyched myself out of keeping up...