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Big News and a Giveaway

Someone once told me that writing a book is like giving birth. Now I have friends who have given actual birth to actual babies and I understand that I should use this metaphor lightly. But if you will indulge me, the concept does make a little sense in this writer’s brain. You work and care for this precious phenomenon that has been with you for months and months until suddenly

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Top Posts From 2017

Based on the links below, 2017 was a year full of Bachelor recaps, book writing, and teaching myself to podcast. Knowing that 2018 is going to be full of firsts, I’m both excited and anxious to ring in the new year. I trust it will be just as much of a blessing and full of surprises as Arie being announced as the new bachelor. Enjoy! Top Bachelor Post: Red, Red,

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Join My Launch Team!

Many of you already know that my book, Why I Hate Green Beans is releasing on February 6, 2018, and I couldn’t be more excited. For those of you who may not have known I wrote a memoir, I suggest you hop over to my website and read the interview I conducted with myself. (The word you’re looking for is “weird,” but I promise you it was more on the

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5th Annual IHGB Halloween Costume Contest Winners

Thank you to all who participated and voted in the 5th Annual IHGB Halloween Costume Contest. There were so many votes through comments, social media, and emails. Great job campaigning, everyone! The race was mighty close in all divisions, but these were the ones who prevailed! Congratulations winners! GROUP DIVISION 3.  Atkins Family Laundry ADULT DIVISION 9.  Red Barrel of Red Monkeys KID DIVISION 18. Here Comes the Sun PET

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5th Annual IHGB Halloween Costume Contest Finalists

It took me and a handful of trusted friends to narrow this selection down to the following finalists for the IHGB Halloween Costume Contest. I had no idea there would be so many entries. THANK YOU! It’s clear that you people love Halloween and many of you take costumes VERY seriously. I applaud everyone who entered, but we would be here all day long if I posted every single entry

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