Archive for November, 2008

Sunday Fun!

Monday, November 17th, 2008 | Sunday Funny | No Comments

OK..I soooo stole this from my bud Crystal Jordan, but I thought it was neat. And oh so accurate! :lol:


Your Taste in Music:


R & B: Highest Influence
Pop: Highest Influence
Hip Hop: Medium Influence
Eighties: Low Influence
Nineties: Low Influence
How’s Your Taste in Music?
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Novelty Girl Saturday

Saturday, November 15th, 2008 | Novelty Girl Saturday | No Comments

Hi all. I’m blogging over at The Novelty Girls today talking about what book led me down the road to perdition. What one book started it all? What made me start reading like a mad woman? What book made me want to write one of my own?

Come on over and join me and let me know what your first was!

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The Biggest Loser

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008 | Biggest Loser | 4 Comments

Well, last week a few coworkers and I decided to compete in a … … challenge. We met and everyone weighed in on the 4th and paid $25.00. We’re going until December 19th…the last day before our Xmas break. Whoever loses the most “perecentage” of their weight by that time…gets the whole pot of $$$.

So, for the next six weeks I’ll keep you updated on my progress and if I win. :lol: I’m doing good so far. I weighed in yesterday and I lost 5.8 pounds. I refuse to tell you what I started out weighing…that’s none of your beeswax… :lol: …but for the first week, I did pretty good if I do say so myself.

Weight issues have been a problem for me since I had kids. I go up and down and all around. I’ve lost weight before, 34 pounds the last time, but I gained some of it back. Hopefully, this time, I can keep it off. I’m just one of those people who can manage to eat the right things, drink a lot of water and exercise…for so long. After a while I tend to get tired of not eating what I want to eat and instead of eating the recommended portions sizes for one person…I’ll eat it for several people. That’s what I have to practice, and to keep exercising, even after the challenge is over.

So, we’ll see. Wish me luck.

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Tuesday Book Pimpage

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 | Book Pimpage | No Comments

OK…I have to admit it…I’m hooked. I have been reading Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series like a mad woman for the past two months. I’m currently in the middle of #7 and I swear I think before it’s over I’m going to pee in my pants. It’s just that funny. I was reading today laughing out loud with tears rolling down my face.

I’m serious.

I have book #8 waiting for me when I’m done with this one. I can’t wait to read them all. So, if you like a little mystery and a whole lot of laughter, put it on your TBR pile or list because I’m telling you, once you start reading them, you won’t be able to stop.

So, what about you guys? Read any good books and/or series lately?

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Writing and Such

Monday, November 10th, 2008 | Writing | No Comments

Well, my goal on Monday’s is to give a little update on what I’m writing and my progress thus far. I have all these goals and lofty ambitions for the next six months or so. Hopefully my brain and my fingers can keep up. I’m in the middle of a Valentine’s story that I want to submit to Cobblestone Press that has to be in by Saturday, the 15th. But, I’m stuck. I hate it when that happens. I think I know where I want the story to go but then a brain freeze comes along and I’m no where. I’m a little over 8K in and I want to get to around 12K but where I am in the story right now…ugh…it just won’t come to me. But, I’m working on it and I’m not going to let a little thing called writers block┬ástop me. I haven’t submitted anything in like…for-eva…and that’s driving me nuts all by itself. I know both my publishers are like…what’s wrong with her? I have to finish this story by Saturday. I’m have to. I’m determined.

Wish me luck.

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Novelty Girl Saturday!

Saturday, November 8th, 2008 | Novelty Girl Saturday | No Comments

Hi all!

I’m blogging over at the Novelty Girls today and I’m giving away a book. So, drop by, post and you’ll be entered to win.

Have a great Saturday!

L

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Cobblestone Press Halloween Scavenger Hunt Winners!!!

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008 | Contests | No Comments

The following is a list of the winners of the scavenger hunt. Please contact your respective authors to obtain your prize!!! Congratulations!!!

Kimberly Sutton ~ Leila Brown
Charlene Coyle ~ Selena Blake
Jen Hunt ~ Madison Chase
Michelle Bauer ~ Moira Rogers
Debra Guyette ~ Dani Harper
Jeanette Jackson ~ Kris Eton, Marie Rochelle
Cathy MacDonald ~ Eliza Gale
Lauren Murphy ~ Kelley Jamieson
Nakia Miller ~ Sable Grey
Deidre Durance ~ Cassandra Gold
Nicole Jackson ~ Ericka Scott
Kimmy Lane ~ Ava Rose Johnson
Natasha Brown ~ Tess Harrison, Lyric James
Tami Cullen ~ Deanna Lee
April Harvey ~ Yolanda Sfetsos
Tina Brunelle ~ Melanie Atkins
Caitlyn Hoy ~ Donna Grant

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Election Day!!! Election Day!!!

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008 | Uncategorized | No Comments

Today the United States of America will make history. We will either elect our first African American President of the United States ~OR~ our first female Vice President of the United States. Either way….today is very important. I don’t care who you vote for…but please…exercise your right to vote!!!

See you at the polls!!!

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