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Love Noir Pinot Noir Review and the Darker Side of Love

I’ve been in love exactly twice in my life.  Sadly, both times ended in heartbreak, but my experiences have also made me a stronger person.   I’m sure you feel the same…that despite the possibility of your hopes and dreams going up in flames the rush of falling in love is extraordinary.   Recently I […]

Layer Cake Malbec 2012 Wine Review

Layer Cake Malbec 2012 Wine Review

Don’t Judge Me When I Buy Wine at 8:45AM Whoever thinks that it’s a fantastic idea to have family over for dinner on a weeknight needs their head examined. Oh that’s right (sheepishly raises hand)…me. As a loving family member, I want each person in my family to feel loved and adored. Since we are […]

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10 Ways to Love Yourself and Be Your Own Boyfriend

10 Surefire Ways To Love Yourself and Be Your Own Boyfriend – Part 2 of 3

Did you get a chance to read part one of the series the Anti Fairy Tale – Learning to Love Yourself? I told you that you are the best boyfriend you’ll ever have…here’s what your inner lover of YOU is trying to tell you. You should listen… BE EPIC What do I mean by epic? […]

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Three Reasons Why You Should Start Dating a Younger Man

Why should you start dating a younger man? Silver haired foxes and crotchety middle-aged men are good for lots of reasons: replacing light bulbs, going to the park, walking dogs, and yelling at teenagers. But if you find yourself recently single and…say you’re a lady who’s hitting the dreaded fortyish zone…you know the one where […]

How Not to Inflict Violence on Your Man

Marriage & Communication: How Not to Inflict Violence on Your Talkative Man

What “they” don’t tell you about marriage and communication, is that the differences between men and women some days are so overwhelming that you need to learn how to non-verbally communicate to preserve your sanity. This little story is a page out of my not-so-normal life. I stood in the kitchen, bent forward, peering deeply […]

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40 Reasons Why 40 Kicks Ass

40 Reasons Why Turning 40 Kicks Ass

Turning 40 can send you into a panic and a rage at the same time. Maybe you have already had this epiphany or maybe you are still coming to grips with this milestone. Becoming 40 announces that you are squarely halfway through your life. No, I’m not trying to be morbid – but you’ve got […]

Ravenswood Besieged Sonoma Wine Review

Besieged Wine Review and Bad Drinking Etiquette

The people in my family procreate a lot. On any given weekday, there is a random cake cutting to celebrate someone’s first report card.  We take trips to watch a baby flip over in his crib for the first time. I have an abundance of nieces and nephews, so when one of my sibling’s say, […]

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Free Excerpt: Just a Little Extra by Alexandra Andersen & Shayne McClendon

The first two books in the series were wildly successful and now, the long-awaited final installment is available in “Just a Little – The Complete Collection.” You’ll laugh and cry your way through these *six tales* (almost 200,000 words) by authors Alexandra Andersen and Shayne McClendon. Prepare to fall in love with my three “Just […]

Just a Little - the Complete Collection

Just a Little | A Collection by Andersen & McClendon

Just a Little – The Complete Collection by Shayne McClendon & Alexandra Andersen The first two books in the series were wildly successful and now, the long-awaited final installment is available in “Just a Little – The Complete Collection.” You’ll laugh and cry your way through these six tales by authors Alexandra Andersen and Shayne […]

Just A Little Kilted

Just A Little Kilted By Alexandra Andersen and Shayne McClendon

The first novel in the “Just a Little” series marks the debut of three saucy and sweet, quick-witted steamy romances for you. Charming, funny, romantic, and shocking…these two stories will wrap up you in all their kilt-filled glory. Best enjoyed with a dram or two of whiskey and a box of Kleenex, you’ll be laughing […]