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Books Events

Join Us!

Today is the day! Join me, Jayci Lee, Lauren Layne, and Brittainy C. Cherry for a chat over on the Ripped Bodice’s Facebook page today at 5pm PST. Bring your after work bevi of choice and your questions for us. We promise not to get into too much mischief…at least not until 5:15! To watch, click here: http://www.facebook.com/therippedbodiceLA  See […]

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Hometown Tourist

Still Ground…

We’re still posted up in the house, so this is your friendly reminder to wear a mask and wash your hands, people! To say the last few months have been difficult is like saying that hell is a little warm. The good news is that in between the hurt, I have found a few bright […]

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Books News Writing

Big News!

I’m delighted to announce that my debut novel, The Checklist has been sold to Montlake Romance! Talk about screaming outside of my heart! I was so excited I almost didn’t make it. God bless my agent, who not only sat through multiple rounds of Beyonce gifs, but two phone calls to explain what happening to […]

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Food Hometown Tourist

Since I’m Grounded…

Typically, this is the time of year I start to rack up frequent flyer miles. But, thanks to a global pandemic, my travel plans are on the chopping block. So, instead of a) running around and potentially becoming a COVID vector, or b) moping about relentlessly, I figured I’d put a little effort into a […]

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Food Travel

What is Time? Lessons I Learned in 2019

Alternatively titled; How I Learned to Take a Break. You may have noticed that things have been a little quiet around here. I needed a break, so I took one (with only minimal amounts of guilt involved). Basically, I over-committed myself and had to do a little back burnering. Between writing a new book, polishing […]

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Travel

24 Hours in Austin

If you only have a short amount of time in Austin, here are some tips for making the most of Texas’s weirdest city.

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Travel

Cape Town – A Dream from Start to Finish

Even running a marathon couldn’t make me love Cape Town less.

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Food

Golden Raisin Sour Cream Coffee Cake

The perfect quick and tasty treat for that leftover sour cream from taco night. (Or, in my case, a sale at the store that was too good to pass up!)

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Food Travel

So Long 2018 – Lessons I Got Outta Last Year

2018 was a big year. With that, I picked up a few lessons, some equally big and a few small, but helpful. Here is what I learned, or relearned, traveling and eating this year: Sometimes the best thing you can do for yourself is sit down and have a drink. You can’t make flights run […]

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Travel

Stellenbosch: The Best Food and Wine in South Africa

Stellenbosch is home to some of the best food and wine in the world. Come hungry and leave happy!