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La Fin #PoetryCollaboration

Welcome to December's Poetry Collaboration. This month's theme is endings. Considering this is the last month of 2017, I feel that this theme is quite appropriate. I hope you enjoy the poems my fellow bloggers and I, have created for you all to enjoy!




Poem 1: La Fin

Last day together.
Almost to much pain to bear.

Finally realizing it is over.
Internally praying you change your mind.
Never ready for this goodbye.

Poem 2: Endings

Everyone must come to an end, they say.
Nobody is every truly prepared for the end.
Despair and sadness are usually felt.
Incredible strength can come from it.
Next doors open can be better than previous.
Growth and healing are welcomed.
Strengthened bonds can grow.

Poem 3: Endings part deux

Emotions running wild.
Never-ending stream of tears.
Doubts filling your brain.
Inescapable worries and fears.
Nagging feelings of failure.
Getting weighed down by the feeling of loss.
Sadness seeping into your soul.

Poem 4: Untitled

We both knew this day would come.
We had talked about it …
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Celebrate Good Times #BlogWithFriends

Welcome to December's Blog With Friends roundup!! This is my first month participating, but this is a regular monthly roundup. Each month, a theme is chosen, and the participating bloggers create blogs featuring the chosen theme. This month's theme was celebrate!! 



My birthday is in January, and I have been thinking about it a lot lately. I have specifically been thinking about how to celebrate it. So, when I saw this month's BWF theme, I immediately knew I needed to participate. It is slightly ironic, that I am choosing to write a post on how to celebrate your birthday, since I have never truly celebrated mine. I have done things a handful of times, but I have never really gone all out, or celebrated at any great length. I have never had a big party, or done anything epic. Most years, I really do nothing at all. 

A few years ago, I decided that I wanted to really celebrate my birthday. Each year since, I have really wanted to do something, and celebrate it big time, but I h…

Trapped in Love's Madness #SecretSubjectSwap

Welcome to December's Secret Subject Swap. This week ten brave bloggers picked a secret subject for someone else and were assigned a secret subject to interpret in their own style. Today we are all simultaneously divulging our topics and submitting our posts. 




My “Secret Subject” is: "You must be mad, coming here" Where are you and what is going on.  Why DID you come back?
It was submitted by:  http://www.southernbellecharm.com(Minette, I will simply say... I love you!!)
I have been doing these Secret Subject Swaps for a few years now, and I have had some interesting subjects. I have had some very challenging subjects, and some that the words just flowed nearly effortlessly. I have had some that made me dig deep, and some that I was able to stay light and fun with. I can honestly say, that was the hardest one I have ever received. I have read it so many times, and I am still at a total loss. The one thing that has gone through my head, is the Alice in Wonderland "We…

Merger by Chelle Bliss #BookReview

Do you remember Antonio and Lauren, from Chelle Bliss' amazing book Acquisition?! Well, they are back, and even better. In Chelle's latest book, we find out what happens next with the awesome Frienemies. It is a steamy, intriguing, entertaining book. As with the first one, it will hook you, and you will not want to put it down.
It gives us answers to what happens with Antonio and Lauren, it gives us a more complete picture of them and their life, including the people in their life. It takes us through the journey of their relationship and business partnership. 
Chelle is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors. She has a wonderful way of writing, and the stories she tells are captivating and entertaining. I love her characters and her story lines. I highly recommend you read this series.
Read on for more information on where to get a book of your own, including a free novella that accompanies the Takeover Duet.

NOW AVAILABLE from USA Today bestselling author, Chelle Bliss, com…

His Possession by Anna Bloom #BookReview

I am back with another book review!! This time, it is for Anna Bloom's newest release!! His Possession is a wonderful book about a Hollywood superstar and her bodyguard. She is in danger, and her once trusted bodyguard has returned to keep her safe.
We get taken through a journey of her getting a new start, coming to grips with her past, and finding out what she genuinely wants from life. The journey is full of drama, intrigue, passion, sadness, and happiness. It is a wild ride. I will warn, it includes drug use, so if that is a sensitive topic for you, beware.
I think by the end of this book, you will love the characters and be cheering them on. In certain places, it is hard to love them, but they have redeeming qualities. This book features some plot twists that will probably catch you by surprise. It is entertaining and the ending is satisfying in an unexpected way. I don't think it ended how I had anticipated, but it fits.
This is a well written book, and I think you will lov…

Duke #FunnyFriday

Welcome to this month’s Funny Friday, a regular feature published on the last Friday of every month. Funny Friday is a collaborative project. Each month one of the participants submits a picture, then we all write five captions or thoughts inspired by that month’s picture.

Here’s today’s picture. It was submitted by Minette of Southern Belle Charm.



1. Duke: Just five more minutes!
2. Duke: You want me to walk further?! That will cost you a Milk bone.
3. Duke: Mommmm, whyyyyyyy?! Can we just stop walking now?! Do we really need to walk more?! I mean, we have to be a solid ten feet from the porch. That is enough walking right?!
4. Duke: If you insist on bringing me to the vet, you will have to carry me. I will not aid in this. The last time you took me there, well, we just won't discuss that.
5. Duke: Must take a quick nap. That Thanksgiving feast wore me out. So. Much. Chewing.
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