Escape from Ugly Mom Island

How to self-publish a book without barfing

How to self-publish a book without barfing

There are a lot of great things about self-publishing a book.  The creative freedom, the lack of a pressured deadline and the immediate gratification of publishing whenever you want are just some of the reasons I would recommend self-publishing to anyone. And then there’s the marketing.  Or I guess, more accurately, the selling of the book.  This is a nightmare.  I feel like I’m knocking on doors selling Girl Scout cookies again, but this time I’m not as cute and…

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Have you escaped from Ugly Mom Island?

Have you escaped from Ugly Mom Island?

Me?  Sure.  Yes.  On most days, I feel like I’ve successfully escaped from Ugly Mom Island.  It’s not that I look runway ready all the time — on the contrary!  Sometimes when I’m talking about my book, I notice that people slowly check out what I’m wearing and a look of confusion creeps across their faces.  She wrote a fashion book?  But she’s wearing jeans and a t-shirt.  Maybe she’s suffered a recent head injury and her physical therapist suggested…

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All natural Mother’s Day gift guide!

All natural Mother’s Day gift guide!

Wondering what to get Mom on Mother’s Day?  Or better yet, wondering what you’d like to get on Mother’s Day? Well, have I got the list for you! I was going to just write these products down on a scrap of paper and leave it lying around for my kids and husband to “accidentally” find, but I decided to share it with you instead.  For one reason, Bill reads my blog so he can easily link to my whole wish list….

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