Enjoying having so much time at home with my new tiny family unit. Anticipating spending time on my bullet journal tonight. Wishing I had a little more sleep! Dreaming of my novel and spending time working on it. Spending absolutely nothing because I have a newborn! #TBT Our blogger @RebeccaKSampson sharing her hopes for her firstborn child. I can’t believe… [Read More]

Jack Douglas Cortes – 6 lbs, 15 oz – September 2, 2016

It’s official, Chris and I made a baby. With our own hands! …Or bodies. Either way, this is our creation. Probably the best thing we’ll ever do. This little cutie pie is going to take over the world. It all started the week of August 22, when I caught a pretty nasty cold. If you… [Read More]

Review and Giveaway: The Curse of the Sphinx & Demigods and Monsters by Raye Wagner

Hi Kind Friends! Today we have a review and giveaway for The Curse of the Sphinx and Demigods and Monsters by Raye Wagner, books 1 and 2 in the Sphinx series. I’ve been noticing a resurgence in mythological based Young Adult books lately. Have you seen it too? The Sphinx series follows Hope as she… [Read More]

Book Review and Giveaway: There Once Were Stars by Melanie McFarlane

Hello, Kind Friends! Today I’m bringing to you a book review video from the LovingDemBooks BookTubeTour group. This month I’m featuring There Once Were Stars by Melanie McFarlane and it’s one of my favorite reads so far this year. I’m sure you all will love it! Here is the book synopsis: Peace. Love. Order. Dome…. [Read More]

Third Trimester Update – 7 Month Pregnancy Symptoms (31 Weeks)

I am seven months pregnant, holy crap! Hey there, Kind Friends. Today I’m going into some details about my seventh month of pregnancy. It’s insane to me that I have less than two months to go until Chris and I get to meet the little alien/monkey in my stomach (also known as Jack). As of… [Read More]

Camp NaNoWriMo – Writing Challenges to Encourage Aspiring Authors

If you have seen me in person the past few weeks, you may know that I’ve been obsessing over an online month-long event called Camp NaNoWriMo, an offshoot of NaNoWriMo (known in long hand as National Novel Writing Month). The original NaNoWriMo is set during November, making it my absolute favorite month. I’ve mentioned this… [Read More]

What I Ate While Pregnant – Second Trimester Pregnancy Diet

I can’t believe I’m seven months pregnant now, that’s insane! Jack will be here in two short months and we are only just now starting to prepare the house. Wish us luck! These next few weekends are packed with home projects. As time has gone on, my pregnancy diet has really changed. I’ve filmed two… [Read More]