Happy Reminder: Book Signing Today for #GirlatTheEndofTheWorld and p.s. I just became a bestselling author. Like, what?! YEAH.

Just a happy reminder that I’m hosting a book release party tonight, March 22nd at The Lost Bean in Tustin. I’ll be reading a couple of selections from my book, having a Q&A session and signing copies of my book for YOU! There will be yummy Greek appetizers, champagne and wine! If you haven’t RSVP’d, Continue Reading »

Do you hear the people sing? Singing the song of book release! It is the music of the #GirlAtTheEndOfTheWorld!!

So, it’s here. FINALLY. I feel like I need to burst into a Broadway show-tune to commemorate this day. Let’s go with Les Miserables, shall we? Do you hear the people sing? Singing the song of book release? It is the music of the people who will NOT be slaves again! When the beating of Continue Reading »

Standing naked in front of strangers (and other occupational hazards of memoir writing)

This morning I felt terrified. Reviews of my book are starting to come in and the words are laser-imprinted on my heart. The positive, the negative, the apathetic, the completely untrue (apparently, Publishers Weekly thinks I’m a mother of SEVEN!)–all of it pierces me. I can’t stop hearing the reviewers’ words in my head…. “Somewhat Continue Reading »

A Gentle Lent Linkup #EEGentleLent

Lent is a penitential season in the Church year wherein we attempt to draw ourselves closer to God through repenting of earthly entanglements and giving ourselves to prayer and service. This year I’m making a Gentle Lent–read more about WHY a Gentle Lent, HERE and have invited you to join me. Today, I’ll share a brief Continue Reading »

Do All The Things! All at Once! {How NOT to do Lent—from someone who’s learned the hard way, aka: fiery crash-n-burn}

Remember last year when I tried to go whole-hog-100%-all-sold-out-for-Paleo? Yeah, that lasted a whole seven days at which point I crash landed into a jar of Cookie Butter.  I do the same thing with exercise. Someone mentions they’ve started doing yoga and I get all inspired, rush off to the store to buy All The Continue Reading »