Seasons Winter Cover

Seasons on the Farm: Winter

Posted on 28. Jan, 2015 by .


My newest book, Seasons on the Farm: Winter is now available through Amazon. It is regularly priced at $1.99, but today it is free. Go get your copy and leave a review. Thanks and Happy Reading! Book Description: Glimpse family farm life during the winter. See pictures of a family feeding chickens, cows and horses. […]

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Making Nativities

Posted on 19. Dec, 2014 by .


I like each of my children to have their own nativity to keep in their rooms during the Christmas season. We’ve made the people from toilet paper tubes  and cut up tree branches in years past. I realized that my youngest children have never made a nativity so on Wednesday I pulled out the fabric scraps and […]

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Lucky Midas-Cover

Lucky Midas

Posted on 19. Nov, 2014 by .


My first easy chapter book is finished and live on Amazon This has been a fun project because I got to collaborate with my husband. Nate did all of the illustrations and designed the cover. He did a great job. Writing such a short book (10 chapters) was certainly a different experience from my usual […]

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Deseret Connect

Posted on 18. Nov, 2014 by .


I decided to try writing a few articles for Deseret Connect. As a mother who has a hard time watching the avalanche of negative news descend around me, I identify with their mission to: provide unparalleled values-driven content for distribution through Deseret Media Companies . . . Our mission is “To be trusted voices of light and knowledge […]

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I Heart You Refreshments

Posted on 03. Jul, 2014 by .


Here’s the last chapter tutorial I did for Diamond Rings are Dangerous Things. The book launches on July 8. You can see all the chapter tutorials on Mashed Potatoes and Crafts. I Heart You Refreshments Freeze ice cream in a 9X13 pan, then use heart-shaped cookie cutters to create individual servings. Drizzle hearts with hot […]

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Ice Cube Bliss

Posted on 27. Jun, 2014 by .


Here’s another chapter tutorial from Diamond Rings are Deadly Things. Ice Cube Bliss Add an elegant touch to sparkling water or any bridal party beverage with these flavored ice cubes. Combine a small amount of lemon juice, several lemon slices, and water and then freeze in ice cube trays. You can also freeze fresh blueberries, […]

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Cream Cheese-Stuffed Strawberries

Posted on 20. Jun, 2014 by .


Here’s another recipe from Diamond Rings are Dangerous Things. These are super easy and very tasty. Here’s what you’ll need to get started: 1 pound of large strawberries 1 package of cream cheese ¼ to ½ cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract   Beat the softened cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla. Then set aside. Place a […]

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Berry-licious Cupcakes with Magic Glitter

Posted on 15. May, 2014 by .


  My author friend, Rachelle Christensen, has a new series (Wedding Planner Mysteries) coming out in July. The first book is called Diamond Rings are Deadly Things. (I have and ARC–but haven’t read it yet. My daughter kifed it from my desk so I have to wait my turn. :)) Each chapter will feature a […]

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Write Here in Ephraim Presentations

Posted on 06. Apr, 2014 by .


I taught two classes at  the Write Here in Ephraim Writing Conference. Here are the Power Point presentations. Scene and Sequel Goal, Motivation, and Conflict

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New Early Reader Series

Posted on 04. Mar, 2014 by .


  I have a new early reader series called Seasons on the Farm. Each book will highlight a season on the farm. This book, Seasons on the Farm: Fall is $.99 for the month of March. If you’ve been reading my blog over the last few years, you will recognize many of the pictures. My […]

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The Dollhouse Asylum

Posted on 22. Oct, 2013 by .


My friend’s book releases this week. The premise is intriguing. I’m so excited for Mary. She’s waited a very long time to see her first book on the shelves. Here’s the cover and back copy. I am fascinated with how she is going to weave all of these tragic love stories into her bigger plot. […]

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Protected: Horseshoe Duathlon

Posted on 11. Sep, 2013 by .


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