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Top Bunk

Where you should never put a child wearing Superman pajamas. When the boys were young, being a mom was one of the most fun times of my life. As you know, life is what you make of it! Although, I had some hands-on learning experiences to endure because I wasn’t the best at taking advice.… Continue reading Top Bunk

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Fly Over Iceland with Me!

Fly Over Iceland with Me! Puffins Take Flight - Iceland the Puffin Explorers eBook & Audio book - Book Trailer does just that…takes you on a short journey over Iceland! Explore Iceland with two puffin friends, Árni and Birta, as they meet Icelandic horses, sheep, reindeer, and experience other natural wonders of the land. As… Continue reading Fly Over Iceland with Me!


Book Review: Once Upon the Rhine

This is an amazing book review for my little book: Once Upon the Rhine! Check it out!!!



Once Upon the Rhine is the first book in RA Anderson’s Cody the Cockatrice Series. It’s a children’s fantasy adventure story about Cody, an extraordinary hybrid cockerel-dragon and protector of guardian children. His kind is mostly known as a cockatrice, but the children don’t believe in them anymore. Cockatrices are invisible if children don’t believe in them, so Cody has been worrying for 50 years because he hasn’t had a guardian child for that long, and that maybe a sign of extinction. But when Brody, an American kid who’s on a tour with his family around the city of Basel sees Cody, his despair turns to hope.


I got this in paperback and it looked so beautiful! And when I read it, the content was even more wonderful! Every chapter just makes you want to read the next one because the characters are too interesting and adorable. Cody’s…

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Letting Go of Should

First, I should have done this long ago! The artwork they came home with! So many years have gone and as I look back on all the memories, I inhale, then exhale and smile. What a life! To be able to reinvent myself over and over again has been a rollercoaster ride. I’ve spent countless… Continue reading Letting Go of Should

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Living Your Dash

“What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” Albert Pike Trying to live by this statement every day of my life! Everybody’s journey is unique and important. It’s a true testament on how you are living your dash—your voyage from… Continue reading Living Your Dash

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When A Cockatrice is Cloned

When Hundreds of Cody Plush Toys Arrive ... It's a party! Cody the Cockatrice has had quite the adventure coming into physical being. Everything from his heart-shaped tail to his big blue eyes came together one step at a time. Cody becoming a plush toy that can fly into the homes of his adventurous fans… Continue reading When A Cockatrice is Cloned

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Book to Audiobook Check List

TO: AUTHORS or audio-right-holders who would like to use ACX to turn their book into an audiobook. During the past couple months, I’ve turned Once Upon the Rhine and my puffin books, Iceland: The Puffin Explorers Series into audio books. I found some great advice on YouTube and a checklist on the ACX website for… Continue reading Book to Audiobook Check List

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Life Can Be …

My eyes burned from the sea of red lights. My extremities numb, I no longer felt blood run through my hands as they clutched the cars steering wheel, nor my foot as it somehow found its way from brake to throttle repeatedly. As I glanced over my shoulder, trying to find an inch to make… Continue reading Life Can Be …

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Puffin Talk

Iceland: The Puffin Explorers Series … Audiobook A month prior to the national pandemic, I looked into turning my puffin book series into a script for either a play or a little musical. The thought of these books, Puffins Take Flight, Off the Beaten Path, The Land of Fire and Ice, the fun fact book,… Continue reading Puffin Talk

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Where All Puffin Friends Meet

Playful puffin Árni and his best friend Birta are about to leave their burrow for a four-year adventure at sea, but Árni doesn’t want to go—at least not today. He wants one more day to play with his best friend Birta. But before they leave, they embark upon a lively adventure exploring Iceland. Little pufflings… Continue reading Where All Puffin Friends Meet