Saturday, April 16, 2011

Easter Hoppin' Blog Hop - DAY 2

Howdy "Peeps"!!

It's day two of the Easter Hop Giveaway started by JoJo's Book Corner and lushbookreviews, and I've decided to sweeten the pot a little...I'm adding a $10 Gift Card for Amazon or B&N to my giveaway! All you have to do is leave a comment before midnight on April 17th. I will announce the winner in my normal post (which is a really good one this week) on the Meet an Author Monday Blog Hop!

For those of you who are new and just stopping by on the hop, I thought that it would be a good idea to introduce myself...

I'm a Stay-at-Home-Mom of Irish Twins (actually born in the same year) who keep me busy all the time. In between their various activities, I discovered that I wanted to be a writer when I grew up.

My first book was a collaborative effort with Alison Oburia called Passion Fish. While working on Passion Fish, I really found my voice in a strong female and her equally strong man. So from there I thought that I should write what I love, and I do love a man in uniform...and a Navy SEAL is the ultimate for me. That thought became Indivisible.

I want to share one of my favorite lines from Indivisible:

Charlie tried to fight the tears she felt welling behind her eyes.
“Let me tell you something about my boys. Don’t get me wrong—I love both Tyson and Gideon more than anything in this world. But I learned long ago that I have to love them without expectations.” - Evelyn Cooper

Loving without expectations is what life is about!

Thanks for stopping by today - tomorrow I will share an exerpt!

And don't forget to visit all the other fun blogs for more chances at giveaways!

What - Easter Hoppin Blog Hop Giveaways
When - 12:01 AM April 15th until 11:59 PM April 17th
Where - All around the blogging world!


  1. I'm not sure which post to comment on, so I picked this one since no one is here. haha. Did you say you had two children born in the same year but not at the same time? Girl, You Crazy? I have room to talk, I have two girls that are 18 months apart and then the next two are 2 years apart. Now they're all teens! UGH! Anyway, thanks for the giveaway and I follow your blog.

    lastnerve2000 at gmail dot com

  2. HAHA!! Yes, my daughter was born in January and my son in November. THey are 10 1/2 months apart...definitely NOT planned.

    Thanks for following!!

  3. I've read the description of Indivisible and I oved it! =)
    Thank you for the giveaway and I wish you happy Easter, again :P

    mikki-mano AT hotmail DOT com

  4. Thanks for the giveaway.

    GFC follower: June M.
    manning_j2004 at yahoo dot com

  5. Thank you for the great giveaway! I wasn't sure which post to comment on so I just picked this one. hope that is ok.

    GFC follower (Throuthehaze)
    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

  6. I'm a GFC follower.
    Thank you so much for this giveaway!


    Ollie aka DarkBloodyVamp

  7. I'm a new GFC follower, and a very new book review blogger!

    Thank you for the giveaway!

    mariamusings at gmail dot com

  8. Great giveaway. Count me in please.

  9. Thanks to your husband for serving this country and for your support as well. I really respect your family!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    Amy // amyismyfriend at aol dot com

  10. I commented on the first blog post.

    seriousreader at live dot com

  11. Thanks for the great giveaway! I'd love to win:)

    Happy Easter!:)

  12. Thanks for the great giveaway.
    gfc follower-iqb99

  13. Thanks for being a part of this hop and entering me in your giveaway!

    LadyVampire2u AT gmail DOT com

  14. I don't know, I think having two kids so close is the way to go lol. Get it all done and over with. Mine are four years apart and as soon as I think the first is finally out of a stage, here comes the second :)

    Thank you for the awesome giveaway!


  15. Thanks for the giveaway!
    New GFC follower: Lexie@BookBug
    Email: lexie.bookbug at gmail dot com

  16. I hope it didn't matter which post we comment on. Thanks for the giveaway. I think Indivisible sounds like an awesome book.
    new GFC follower Library Lady
    adsanders77 at gmail dot com

  17. Thanks for the giveaway and for participating in this blog hop! I'm a new follower via GFC (MamaHendo3).


  18. Thanks for the chance to win

    GFC Michele Luker


  19. I liked the post.
    Thanks for the great giveaway.


  20. Thanks so much for the giveaway :) I have only 1 daughter(6 in June) so far. But my brother and I are 1 year and 10 days apart.

    GFC(Mona Garg)

  21. Oh man, I've got three kids and my younger two are 18 months apart. Craziness :) Thanks so much for the giveaway


  22. I only have one son, I never got my daughter, but I now have 6 stepdaughters, 4 who were adopted and all together 21 grand children and 2 great grand children....

  23. GFC follower (jennifer).

    thanks for the giveaway.

    jlkalman26 at gmail dot com

  24. gfc follower - ramblings of a part time druid

    thanks for hosting a giveaway.

  25. THANKS!!!

  26. Thank you for the fantastic giveaway!

    Hope you had a nice weekend!

    ps: and I just learned the term what Irish twins mean (English is not my mother tongue)

    stella.exlibris (at) gmail (dot) com

  27. Bless you for managing Irish twins! I look forward to reading Passion Fish one of these days. Loved Indivisible.

  28. HAHA! Jen...I never said I managed them - just that I have them! Most of the time they manage me!

  29. sheesh two babies in one year. I know you are no stranger to hard work lol and your book sounds good I will check it out further.
    scrtsbpal at yahoo dot com

  30. Holy moly, Jessica! You are amazing--my kids were more than 2 years apart, and I still had trouble getting anything done! I'm glad you're pursuing your passion and setting a great example for yours!

    f dot chen at comcast dot net

  31. I hope that you had a wonderful weekend!
    jessangil at gmail dot com

  32. Thanks for the giveaway!

    cwilliams127 at gmail dot com

  33. I only have one son. Raising two kids close in age seems to be a tough job for sure :)!

    Pam S
    gfc - pams00

    pams00 @ aolcom

  34. Hey! I am a New GFC follower and I am loving the Hop! Please enter me to win!!!!

  35. Love this giveaway!