My Christmas Cookie Fail

My Christmas Cookie Fail

So, this past weekend I baked cookies. This wouldn’t normally be that big of a deal, but my six-year-old son, Costello*, desperately wanted to make sugar cookies using our snowman and candy cane cookie cutters. Seeing as how I’d never made cookies using the cookie cutters (yeah, I know — Mother of the Year), this briefly threw […]

Posted December 18, 2012 by kate in Misadventures, Motherhood, Real Life / 27 Comments

Name That Transplanted Tale Contest and Giveaway!

“Rumpelstiltskin I am called…” One of my favorite fairytales is the story of Rumpelstiltskin, and so my Transplanted Tales series wouldn’t be complete without ol’ R.S. making an appearance! The problem is, I haven’t been able to come up with a first name for him! That’s where you come in. Using the Rafflecopter widget below, […]

Writer-to-Writer with Cecy Robson

Writer-to-Writer with Cecy Robson

If you’ve been hanging out on my blog lately, you’ve probably seen me gush about Cecy Robson’s THE WEIRD GIRLS: A NOVELLA. Well, I just finished an ARC of her debut urban fantasy novel, SEALED WITH A CURSE, and let me tell you, folks — it totally blew me away! The things I loved about the […]

The Next Big Thing Blog Hop: All About My WIP

**Updated 1/2/2013** I’ve been tagged by lovely authors Kate Meader, Marisa Cleveland, Liz Flaherty, and Melissa Hayden in the Next Big Thing Blog Hop. Thanks a bunch, ladies! 😀 Kate is the author of the Hot in the Kitchen foodie romance series. The first book in the series, Feel the Heat, will release in Spring 2013 from Grand Central’s […]

I Like Mine Weird

I Like Mine Weird

Welcome to my stop on the FALL IN LOVE Blog Hop! Thanks to Jenese at Readers Confession and author Toni Aleo for hosting this fabulous Blog Hop!!   Although I don’t typically write reviews of the books I read, I LOVE to recommend books that I’ve fallen in love with. And one of those books […]

Posted November 1, 2012 by kate in Blog Hops, Giveaways, Recommended Reads / 82 Comments

And now you’ve got the shivers…

One of my favorite things about October — or, as we like to call it at my house, “Monstober” — is the plethora of horror movies on TV. Unfortunately, last night I suddenly realized we’re half-way through October and I’ve yet to get my scare on! WTH?!? So I informed the hubby that this weekend we […]

Posted October 20, 2012 by kate in Halloween, Horror, Movies / 2 Comments

Cover Reveal – THE BETTER TO SEE YOU (Transplanted Tales #2)

Cover Reveal – THE BETTER TO SEE YOU (Transplanted Tales #2)

It’s here! It’s here! I’m so excited to share the gorgeous cover for The Better to See You, the second book in my Transplanted Tales series. Is Seth Wolf hot, or what?!? And look at those eyes… Wowza!     Once upon a time, a spell went awry and Make Believe characters were cast into […]