To be honest…Book weddings that made us believe in Happily Ever After 

  
Here comes the fictional bride and groom! For Romance week, we’ve invited ourselves back to the book weddings that made us swoon, smile, laugh, and cry. From intimate candlelit ceremonies to blowout bashes, these are the ceremonies—and receptions!—we wished we had been invited to in real life. 

My favorite is Jamie and Claire’s Wedding from Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series

  

Why I love it: “The pressure of his fingers on mine increased. I had the impression that we were holding each other up; if either of us let go or looked away, we would both fall down. Oddly, the feeling was mildly reassuring. Whatever we were in for, at least there were two of us.”
Please leave a comment below about your favorite book wedding!

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Too be honest…The Vorbing by Stewart Stafford is a Must Read!

  

To be honest…I loved this book!  The Vorbing is a must read for all. Mr. Stafford (who is in my opinion a brilliant writer) takes the Vampire myth and turns it on it’s end by keeping to the original myths and dare I say history. In this fantastic novel vampires are neither gorgeous nor sparkling like most most fantasy novels or tv shows on the CW (The Vampire Diaries and the Originals). The novel keeps to traditional Celtic lore and as the series names, is the Vampire Creation Myth. The characters keep you reading and the vampires keep you invested in this new haunting series. Grab your copy today on Amazon HERE and enjoy being spooked!

You can also sign up on his blog for email updates about the series at StewartStaffordBlog.wordpress.com

Too be honest…I love Upcycling!

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Upcycling can be fun, and it is a wonderful way to let your creative side loose. With upcycling, you take an item that is old and worn or not being used. You can then make it into something that you do use or that you share with someone else.
As you explore the art of upcycling, you will be very excited about all it offers. Since there are no limits to the materials you can use or what you can create, it is interesting to see what you can come up with. The only limits will be those that you set for yourself!

This is the ebook edition and the paperback is out March 10th!

Thanks you to all my friends, family, and to you reading this post for all your enthusiasm and support!

It’s Wednesday, we got to the middle of the week! Here’s your quote of the day…

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I was not ladylike, nor was I manly. I was something else altogether. There were so many different ways to be beautiful.

Michael Cunningham

November 6, 1952: Happy 61st birthday, Michael Cunningham! The novelist’s most popular book is The Hours, which won a Pulitzer. It was inspired by the book that made Cunningham want to be a writer, Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway.

Quote of the day!

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Charm is the ability to make someone else think that both of you are pretty wonderful.

Kathleen Winsor

October 16, 1919: Kathleen Winsor’s racy 1944 novel, Forever Amber, was banned in 14 states. Despite (or because of!) that, it became a best seller. She was born in Minnesota, 94 years ago today.

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Quote of the day!

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I’ll make him an offer he can’t refuse.

Mario Puzo

October 15, 1920: Italian American author Mario Puzo is best known for writing The Godfather, which popularized mafia literature in America. He also wrote the original screenplay for the 1978 version of Superman.

Quote of the Day!

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One day might be different from another, but there ain’t much difference when they’re put together.

William H. Armstrong

September 14, 1911: Writer and teacher William Armstrong wrote celebrated children’s books including the Newbery Medal-winning Sounder, about an African American sharecropper family with a loud and loyal hound, inspired by Odysseus’ dog Argus. Armstrong was born in Virginia 102 years ago today.