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I love being a mom and a wife. I've married to a man I would do anything for, and we have three beautiful children. I see so much of myself in both of them that it sometimes brings me to tears (happy ones).

I also love writing. Romance to be specific. I love the happily ever after that I believe everyone deserves. My stories aren't 'stop and smell the roses' type romances. While I believe everyone deserves happiness and true love, I know that sometimes you have to walk a hard road to find it. Those are the types of stories I like to write. The happily ever after that wasn't found, but earned. I work to earn mine on a daily basis and so do my characters. 

I am also working on a children's picture book series. Inspired (of course) by my kiddos. :)

On the non-writing front, I play acoustic guitar, sing, read like I get paid for it, ride horses, hike, paint rocks, and support a rather obsessive addiction to Pinterest.

I love to cook, which combined with my pinning addiction, leads to many experiments foisted on my unsuspecting husband and kids, mostly with good results. But sometimes, the dogs gets what the family refuses to eat. And they never complain. 

Friday, June 6, 2014

Quick Update

Quick Update
Sorry for the few weeks of silence everyone! It's been extremely hectic on the home front the last few weeks. 
My kids just finished up school, and now that summer's here, my daycare has become very full! Trying to find time to do ANYTHING with so many kids running around is pretty much impossible!

My daughter started softball, which I happened to volunteer to coach, so 2 evenings out of every week are now gone as well. My niece is also playing softball, in another town, so there's another 1-2 days gone! ;)

Added to that, we are planning a road trip from Illinois to Texas at the end of the month. Three adults and three kids for 18 hours in one mini-van. Scheduled to get back 4 days before release date. I may just go crazy. I'll keep you posted on that! ;)

And the real reason, I have been skimping out on my blog lately is because (in the small free time I actually DO have) I've been working hard to get Irish Heart ready for it's June 30th release! You'd think with this being my third book to self-publish, that the process would be easier but it sure isn't. This book, I'm having trouble getting copyright permission for the photo I want to use on the cover. That has been a real kicker for me as I want to give you guys a beautiful cover that also fits the flow of the first novel, Irish Strength. Not an easy task! 

So I imagine you won't be hearing much out of me for the next few weeks as I try to tackle all these crazy things! I hope you're all excited to see book 2 of The Irish Treasures Saga! I know I'm excited to give it to you!