posts from category: All Things Scottish

Very Inspiring Blogger Award–AKA Stuff About Me

One of my writing buds, the awesome Christi J. Whitney, author of Grey (coming in April from HarperVoyager!!), tagged me for the “Very Inspiring Blogger” Award. You can read Christi’s post and learn about what makes her so awesome here. … Keep Reading…

My Favorite Breakfast Hack

In honor of National Oatmeal Day, I’m sharing my favorite breakfast hack. And it’s kind of a Scottish thing.     So are you ready?  It’s so labor intensive, you might not be able to handle it… Overnight Oatmeal In a … Keep Reading…

Two of my favorite things: Scotland & a guy on a bicycle

Want to see stunning footage of the Isle of Skye?  Or maybe some daredevil tricks on a mountain bike, complete with helmet-cam footage?  Or just hear some nice Scottish tuneage? Then check out this video of Scottish street trials rider, … Keep Reading…

Rambling About: The Third Lap

Most Wednesday nights, our running group meets at the high school track for #WorkoutWednesday.  I haven’t consistently worked out on the track in years and I just love stepping onto the spongy all-weather track and the scent of sun-baked rubber … Keep Reading…

Location, Location, Location

I belong to a few different chapters of the Romance Writer’s of America.  My novel, FORBIDDEN SECRETS, is a young adult romance with a paranormal twist on Scottish history, so in addition to belonging to the Young Adult Chapter of RWA, I also … Keep Reading…

Halloween According to Me

I was raised in a very conservative religion, one that didn’t celebrate holidays, especially one as blatantly pagan as Halloween.  There was NO dressing up as a fairy, princess or super hero.  There was NO trick-or-treating.  There was NO handing … Keep Reading…

First Date Friday: Chocolate in the Garden

I’m going to let you in on a secret.  Well, it’s actually not really a secret because if you check my bio (and practically any author of the female persuasion it would seem) you’ll see that I love all things … Keep Reading…

Finally, it’s here…

Today marked the U.S. release of Our Version of Events by Emeli Sandé. It’s fifteen songs of awesome!!!  And get this — I downloaded the MP3 album from Amazon for $5.  Right – $5.  What are you waiting for?  Go … Keep Reading…

Do they really make tartan sheep in Scotland?

To find out, check out my stint as a guest blogger over at Celtic Hearts.  Here’s a brief glimpse at the kind of sheep you can find in Ireland and Scotland.  Check out my post to see more…  You won’t … Keep Reading…

Song of the Week – “In The End”

After selling out their UK tour, Snow Patrol will kick off their North American tour on March 29th in Orlando.  Check out their latest single, “In The End”. Linked from Snowpatrol.com My favorite verse:  “In the end.  There is nothing … Keep Reading…