Behind the Curtain: Daniel Goddard

You know him best as the dashing Cane Ashby, one half of one of daytime television’s most beloved couples, Cane & Lily – aka “Lane.” Who hasn’t loved watching Cane and Lily’s marriage grow and evolve and be tested and challenged and still always manage to always beat the odds on The Young & the Restless? And as devoted of a husband and father as his fictional counterpart is, fans everywhere will be delighted to » Read More

Nominate a Fabulous Single Woman in Your Life to Win a Copy of My New Book!

It’s NATIONAL SINGLES WEEK!

If I were an emoji, I’d be the Dancing Lady (you know, the one in the red dress who looks like she’s dancing the salsa?) right now…THAT’S how excited I am that us singles have an entire week in our honor!

As many of you know, I released my first published book a little over a month ago called The Single Woman: Life, Love, & a Dash of Sass. The book is the » Read More

Where I Was on 9/11

“Love is an abstract noun, something nebulous. And yet love turns out to be the only part of us that is solid, as the world turns upside down and the screen goes black.” ~Martin Amis

I was supposed to go to a women’s prayer meeting that morning at the YMCA. I had been up late studying so I had decided to play hooky from the prayer meeting and sleep in a little before going to class » Read More

How a “Selfie” Culture Can Lead to a Selfish Life

“Many people are unhappy and are not experiencing life to its fullest because they’ve closed their hearts to compassion, they are motivated by only what they want and what they think they need. They rarely do anything for anybody else unless they have an ulterior goal in mind. They are self-involved and self-centered.” ~Joel Osteen

“A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small parcel.” ~John Ruskin

“As long as we live, our self-absorption and our » Read More

Lessons Learned From Running Into An Ex Looking Like Something My Cat Coughed Up: A True Story

Running into an ex looking your absolute BEST = Every girl’s fantasy.

Running into an ex looking your absolute WORST = Every girl’s nightmare.

I should start this tale with the disclaimer that every word of this is a true story. I realize it sounds like a sitcom, but everything I’m about to share with you did, in fact, happen.

A couple of weeks ago I traveled to Virginia Beach with my parents to tape The 700 Club. » Read More

We Are All…The Single Woman

The following is an excerpt from my book The Single Woman: Life, Love, & a Dash of Sass:

Instead of “single & fabulous,” the life of a single woman in her late 20’s and beyond is all too often labeled “single & desperate.” Instead of viewed as a choice, “single” seems to denote a lack of options. Everyone seems to want to meddle in the life of the woman who refuses to settle; setting her up on » Read More

Win a Trip for Two to the BIGGEST Girls Weekend Getaway EVER!

I can honestly say I have never been so excited to announce something as I am this…

For those of you who follow my blog closely, you know that I took an amazing, unforgettable Girls Trip to The Greenbrier in White Sulpher Springs, West Virginia a few months ago that was literally the catalyst for some wonderful changes in my life. Because of how powerfully that trip impacted me, I wanted to be able to share » Read More

And the Winners Are…

I LOVED being able to bring you guys #SixDaysOfGiveaways last week! We had a HUGE response and I am so excited to be able to announce that the winners are…

Day 1 – Kindle HD from Thomas Nelson Publishers (loaded with “The Single Woman: Life, Love, & a Dash of Sass” and “The Single Woman’s Sassy Survival Guide: Letting Go & Moving On”) 
Kristina Bryan

Day 2 – Swarovski “Blue Fire” choker/earring set from Unique Designer Jewelry
Jackie Klein

Day 3 – Handbag » Read More

Today I Cut My Hair & Changed My Life

A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life. ~Coco Chanel

I cut my hair today. And it felt good.

Actually, it felt better than good. It felt like freedom.

You see, for a really long time, I’ve let my hair and my thoughts about my hair and my feelings about my hair and my insecurities about my hair sort of control me. Over the course of my 34 years, I’ve permed it and straightened » Read More

International Friends! Here’s How You Can Order My Book!

Hello, overseas friends!

As you all know, I released my first book on Tuesday, The Single Woman: Life, Love, & a Dash of Sass. The response has been overwhelming so far and the biggest question I keep getting, over and over, is “How can I buy your book in South Africa? How can I buy your book in the Philippines? How can I buy your book in the UK?” I mention these three locales because those » Read More

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