The North Star … a holiday delight!

I’m so excited to announce that I’ve been working with the Carolina Dance Foundation to write an original holiday story called The North Star. This project is funded, in part, by the City of Raleigh, based on recommendations by the Raleigh Arts Commission. If you’re looking for a new holiday tradition to begin with your … Continue reading

Fun at the Fair

Do you ever go to your State Fair? Last week marked the 25th year I’ve been to North Carolina’s, and it was lots of fun.

Someone Special Like Me … and Peggy Noodle

Saturday promises to be a really beautiful day in the heart of Carolina, so I hope you’ll lace up your running shoes, stretch out your hooping muscles, and set your motivation to participate! I’ll be joining Peak City Publishing and Hugh Willard at the second annual Someone Special Like Me 5K and Family Fun Day! I appreciate … Continue reading

Meet Monica Wyrick, Illustrator … and Author

I have the distinct honor of posting the first interview for my wonderful friend, Monica Wyrick. She was a shining model of motherhood when we met nearly 16 years ago, and she’s been a kindred spirit of creativity ever since. In fact, I was fortunate enough to have her illustrate my first children’s book, knowing … Continue reading

Happy Mothers Day!

If it were not for my wonderful son, I would not be a mother. So to my sweet Peyton, who I love so very much … and to my mother, and all of the mother’s out there: Happy Mother’s Day!

Thanks Rockingham County Schools!

We had a great time in Rockingham County at the Catch the Reading Bug festival on Saturday! Thanks for the great, warm welcome, and special thanks to the Rockingham County Reading Association’s executive board; the teachers, administrators and volunteers; and collected elementary PE teachers who collected and shared hula hoops for the day! Check out … Continue reading