Of Spells & Coffee by Alaina Wolfgaard: Chapter 2

When I say best friend, I meant my dog, Roxy. She was a short but stout blue healer and I was picking her up at the gym because that’s where the guy that I have “dog sit” goes to work out. Today, I’d be picking Roxie up and going to run errands with her. I…

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Lost in a Fantasy

It makes my laugh when I get a message from my best friend, Alaina, asking me if I’m ever going to make a post on here this week. I’ll be honest, sometimes I don’t even know what to write and a lot of the times I don’t even realize how much time has passed or…

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Magic in the Air

One good thing about experiencing a “spiritual awakening” is that it brings magic into your life. What do you do when you live a dull existence and nothing ever exciting really happens? You add some magic. And that is what I have done. I have been pagan for an entire week so far and have…

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Joy in Simplicity

My husband is gone for an entire week for military training and just like every time he’s gone, I am a giant ball of anxiety. I never realize just how much he means to me until he’s gone and I’m stuck at home “alone” [I’m not really alone since my sister, 2 dogs, and 3…

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The Restorer by Amanda Stevens

Another book focusing on southern charm and mystery is this book. The Restorer by Amanda Stevens. Set in Charleston, South Carolina and surrounding areas much as the blue ridge mountains, this book is lush with the fragrances of summer time in the deep south. The story focuses on the main character, Amelia Gray, who works…

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Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

We’re going to start off our first book review with one that mixes a few different genres together to get a work of the epitome of southern charm and mystery – Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl.  Right away, the first thing I notice about this book is that it has the somewhat…

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Writer’s Block & Other Things

In an effort to get my next couple of books published, I have been trying really hard to get my name on on the inter-webs as a writer. I already have one book published which has sold about 20 copies which, to me, is not bad since it’s a book of poetry and I didn’t…

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#GoalDigger

Instead of constantly worrying and being disappointed in myself when I don’t accomplish something, I have decided to take that angst and turn it into a “To-Do List” or more like a “Personal Goals” type thing. So the goals for myself are to make myself a stronger/better person. They are tangible goals that should be…

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Alaina’s 2018 Reading List

Last year my goal for reading was modest – it was only a goal to read 10 books. Which I succeeded in completing and actually ended up reading about 13 books for 2017. For 2018, I wanted something that was a little more realistic so I increased my reading goal from 10 to 20. Mind…

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Good Day

Well I did it. I survived an entire day of training on Advance Care Directives or ACP/AD. Now all I have to do is “interview” three to five different people and I’ll get my certificate and a pin in the program. I’m not going to say the program that I sat in today because its…

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