A Quick Tutorial by Joanna Campbell Slan Remember all those Christmases past when your kid had as much fun (or more) playing with the empty boxes after opening gifts? I felt like that this weekend. My son and his wife sent me a lovely bouquet of flowers from a company called Farmgirl Flowers. Not only was the bouquet lovely, but it also included peonies, which are my favorite flowers ever. The stems were carefully packaged, wrapped in burlap, … [Read more...] about How to Turn a Box into a Dollhouse–Step by Step
In Second Chance at Faith: Book #4 in the Second Chance Series, Cara's friends all tell her that she needs to "get out there" to find a guy. Honora even goes so far as to say, "A man isn't going to come to the door, Cara." But maybe Honora is wrong... EXCERPT When the driver got closer, I could see he was tall and lean. His long legs made short work of the trip from the driveway to my door. He wore a jacket with a gray hoodie pulled up over his … [Read more...] about When a Man Comes to the Door with Pizza …Excerpt from Second Chance at Faith
(And how to make them more affordable once you do fall in love with them.) 1. You can listen to an audiobook while you fold clothes. 2. You can learn how to correctly pronounce words from audiobooks. 3. No one knows what you’re listening to, so you can choose your genre/book title without embarrassment. 4. Audiobooks don’t collect dust. 5. An exciting audiobook will keep you alert when you’re driving. 6. You don’t need to buy a nightlight to … [Read more...] about 25 Reasons to Love Audiobooks
(And how to make them more affordable once you do fall in love with them.) 1. You can listen to an audiobook while you fold clothes.2. You can learn how to correctly pronounce words from audiobooks.3. No one knows what you’re listening to, so you can choose your genre/book title without embarrassment.4. Audiobooks don’t collect dust.5. An exciting audiobook will keep you alert when you’re driving.6. You don’t need to buy a nightlight to “read” … [Read more...] about 25 Reasons to Love Audiobooks
By Joanna Campbell Slan The Friday after Thanksgiving kicks off the selling season for all sorts of merchants. Pianos are no exception. My husband couldn’t leave his music store to travel with me to Florida, where my mother and two sisters lived. To be honest, I couldn’t take time off. Not really. I was working for a newspaper, and since the news is published every day, holidays didn’t really exist. When you work for a daily newspaper, you live … [Read more...] about A Lesson in Living Mindfully: Right here. Right now.
St. Louis visitors can avoid awkward conversations with locals by adding the following slang phrases to their repertoires... Click here to see Joanna's article on St. Louis Slang! … [Read more...] about Joanna on AOL: St Louis Slang