Facebook and Instagram and WhatsApp, Oh my

How was your day on Monday? Did you get a lot of work done? Was your day less stressful or moreso? If you don’t know what I’m talking about, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp were all down. I’d just gotten online and finished wishing everyone on FB a happy birthday, when FB disappeared. Literally. It was…

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Wednesday Randomness – That’s it, I’m Quitting!

Amazon Kindle Vella, that is. So I’ve been thinking… Dangerous words for anyone, right? And probably the most dangerous for an author who listens to her imaginary friends and writes up their incident reports. LOL What have I been thinking about? Where my career should go and how I’m going to get there. If you…

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Recipe for Romance: Almond Joy Brownies

Welcome to Recipe for Romance and yay, it’s Friday! That’s always a good thing. In the Muir household this week, we’re getting back into the swing of online school (3rd semester – don’t ask). Muirlette #2 came to me and told me she’d hit a B already in her science class, something she struggles with.…

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Monday Motivation – Persistence

Good morning! How’s your new year going so far? Okay, okay, don’t laugh. It’s going to be fine, eventually, and we’ll all get into the swing of things here soon. Like getting this post up on time and writing. So, you ready? Good! Have you ever started a project, either exercising, or eating right, or…

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Monday Motivation: Laughter

Good morning! Got your coffee or tea? Good, just remember to maybe wait to drink them AFTER you read this post. Why? Because today’s motivation is laughter and I have a few images that hopefully will make you spit water. Of course, to save your keyboard (and your monitory), just wait until you’re done reading…

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Monday Motivation – New Year’s Intentions

Good morning! It’s December and the year is counting down. This is good news because the New Year is coming and it’s a great time to decide how you want it to go. Aw yeah, you get to decide. The year is coming to a close and it’s a great time to take stock of…

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Monday Motivation – After a Holiday Weekend

Good morning! Got your coffee or tea? I totally understand if you need it today. The first day back to the usual routine after a long holiday weekend is always rough at best. But it’s the last day of #NaNoWriMo and I know you got this. But here’s the best part. Tomorrow is December, and…

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Monday Motivation: #NaNoWriMo Ahhhhhhh!

#NaNoWriMo has started! *flailing hands and panicked running* Ahem! Okay, back to the regular programming – which I have no idea what that is but it sounds good. How are y’all doing? Are you doing National Novel Writing Month? This is Day Two and hopefully you have your tales started and your word count hummin’…

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Wednesday Randomness: Halloween

Good morning! This weekend is Halloween and it’s also the time of Samhain (pronounced Sav-en in Scotland), All Saints Day, and Dia de Los Muertos. I’ve been doing some research on the proper ways to celebrate these holidays for an upcoming book, but I was struck at how much in common these holidays had. For…

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Monday Motivation: Prepping for NaNoWriMo

Happy Monday! I know, not your favorite phrase by any stretch of the imagination. But, that’s what I’m here for, right? This weekend I took the plunge and decided to sign up for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) officially. I do it almost every year, but this time I thought I would try to actually…

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