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Exclusive “99 Homes” clip movie focus on foreclosure crisis…

New movie 99 HOMES getting buzz to premiere at Venice Film Festival tackles the … [Read More...]

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Conversation with author of “The Day the Crayons Quit” Drew Daywalt…

Drew Daywalt, author of the bestselling and acclaimed children's picture … [Read More...]

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Our new favorite song – Cherry Jam’s “Anything is Possible”…

My little one, the California Girl, said "mommy you have to listen to this … [Read More...]

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Coffee : Best Espresso…

There was a funny line, in a rather stupid silly movie, where a couple was … [Read More...]

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This Writing Life : Courting the Muse in 5 Steps…

Writers are often depicted in a neurotic fashion, scribbling away, muttering to … [Read More...]

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#HomeDecor : Kitchen 5-Tier Rack (Target)…

#KitchenDecor #Decorating #Declutter This has been our month to unclutter. … [Read More...]

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Who believes in You?…

#inspiration #writinglife #writingseries Below I will share 5 Steps to … [Read More...]

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Easy Tasty Baked Rice…

This is so simple and tasty! Get our your casserole dish. Preheat the oven to … [Read More...]

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Healthy Yummy : Turkey Meatballs! #EasyDinners…

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#CreativeWriting : Screenwriting…

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New Trailer : Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb…

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#CaliStyle – Get the look…

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Christmas in July!…

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Secret Ingredient Turkey Burgers…

#SummerMeals I love a good burger! The best thing about this meal is that it … [Read More...]

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#BeachReads – Gypped…

#BeachReads #SummerReads #Mystery Over the summer, I'm writing about my … [Read More...]

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#BeachReads Travis Mcgee – Beach Noir…

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#BeachReads – The Rosie Project…

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Blueberry Muffins – Morning Baking…

Very simple, very good. The aroma is wonderful, it fills the house with … [Read More...]

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Summer Baking Mornings…

I love to bake, I love summer & I love baking in the morning! I combine all … [Read More...]

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New Trailer: Penguins of Madagascar…

I love the Madagascar movies. As a mom, I feel the films straddle that line … [Read More...]

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Summer Movies: TCM Classic Movie Review “Rich Man, Poor Girl”…

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Floral Dining Room Inspiration!…

Summer is here! It's fun to think about home makeovers and finding inspiration. … [Read More...]

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Dreamworks & Fox’s Home trailer peek!…

This looks really cute, it might be skewing a bit older with the older tweenish … [Read More...]

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A Mother’s Poem…

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Jellyfish, Sea Urchins, Stingrays Oh My!…

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Volcanic Flowers Delivered to Your Door…

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Equestrian Chic for the Home!…

This is an affiliate post but opinions are 100% my own. I love One Kings Lane. … [Read More...]

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The Dynamic Duo: Diaz-Mann – Good Movie – Bad Marketing…

The Dynamic Duo of Cameron Diaz & Leslie Mann Notes from the movie: THE … [Read More...]

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Country Girl-City Girl – California Ranch…

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Easy-to-Make Pizza (from Target)…

Picky Eaters will Love this Pizza I have been blessed with a picky eater. … [Read More...]