Ramblings and Ruminations

April in a Nutshell

    ALLISON.   HAS.   RETURNED.   TO.   YOUR.   MIDST.   *BOWS*     AHHHH, I MISSED YOU GUYS!  *BEAMS* *DISTRIBUTES HUGS AND CUDDLES*  HOW HAVE YOU BEEN?     And I missed my blog!  *pats blog tenderly*  It’s good to be back, gang!  April nearly did me in at a couple of points, but HERE I…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

April Hiatus

Yup, you read that correctly.   I am going to go tearing off into the Blue like some flibbertigibbet Took and I’M NOT TAKING MY BLOG WITH ME.     I KNOW YOU CAN’T HELP CRYING, BUT PLEASE DON’T.  I can’t stand to see a person cry. Let’s just assume you’re crying.     I’ll be back, I promise!  Between…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

March in a Nutshell

*imitating trumpet* Bum-bada-BUM!!! *flings open door*   Hey, hey, hey people!  It’s Allison and another one of her nutshells! It seems to me that my nutshells keep getting smaller and smaller, but I GUESS THE PEOPLE STILL WANT THEM, SO THAT’S WHY THIS IS STILL SHOWING UP IN YOUR INBOX LIKE A ‘LIL BURST OF SUNSHINE!   So are you…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

The Torch Keepers – Cover Reveal

*Allison enters the room*     Helllllloooo gang!  Just a quickie post here, but an exciting one! I am participating in a cover reveal for my lovely friend, Hosanna Emily!  *claps hands together*  I am so excited for Hosanna and JUST WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS COVER! The Torch Keepers Synopsis:   The King’s blue flame quivers as a new…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

HOW TO SURVIVE CAMP NANO

      Well, almost!  The beautiful month of April is arriving soon, and with it comes the first Camp Nano of the year!  And I am participating!     I love Camp Nano!  Instead of the frigid, light-deprived November month of NaNoWrimo, we get to write like mad while Spring is blooming outside our window and inside our hearts. …

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Ramblings and Ruminations

The Book Meltdown Tag

  *Allison enters stage right*     I was tagged by Lillian at Green Tea With Books to do this very fun and very bookish tag.  Thank you, Lillian!     The Rules – thank, credit, and link to the creator of the tag (@Lillian) include the rules choose at least 8 books that you can’t wait to get your…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

February in a Nutshell

IT’S. TIME. FOR. NUTSHELLS WITH ALLISON!     Who else is in complete denial over the fact that it’s now MARCH?  I’d like a second shot at February, pretty please!  Last month was a BLUR.     Two months out of twelve are GONE, people.  *eye twitches nervously* Oh well!  The only thing I can do about February now is to…

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Writing

The Joy of A Royal Masquerade

The photo shoot wasn’t going as perfectly as I had hoped.  Due to a scheduling conflict, I was setting up my props during the brightest point of the day instead of the golden hour.  The ground was soggy from yesterday’s rain and soaking through my picnic blanket.  I was hot and flustered after running in and out of the house…

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