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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Writing

The Children’s Giveaway

I have always been drawn to children.  If friends ever came over, it wouldn’t be long before I was on the floor with the younger ones.   I often walk into the children’s section of a library or bookstore and page through the books.  Sometimes I’ll just sit in the corner and watch the children play or talk.  It’s such…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Travels

December in a Nutshell

I’M BACK FROM MY BLOGGING HIATUS, MY FRIENDS!!!!   ^ Allison entering the blogosphere ^   First of all, I’m so happy to be back!  I missed blogging and I missed YOU so much!  *gathers everybody into a group hug and squeezes and squeezes* Secondly, I’m really sorry this December in a Nutshell post is so ridiculously late.  I got…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

Holiday Hiatus & a Gift for You!

    PLAY THE MUSIC:  this is Mandatory – millions of screaming monkeys will descend upon you if you don’t hit play.        I’ve decided to take some time off from blogging to enjoy the holidays more thoroughly with my family, like I normally do every year at this time.  I’m going to miss you guys, but I’m…

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Writing

A Royal Masquerade – Blog Tour: Day Seven

  Here we are at last – DAY 7 of A Royal Masquerade’s blog tour.  Thank you all so much for sticking around this long!       Last (but certainly not least) we have two lovely ladies posting today!     Liv:    Guest Post:  The Spiritual Themes We Find In The Goose Girl The Book Sprite   Victoria:  Spotlight…

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Writing

A Royal Masquerade – Blog Tour: Day Six

And it is now DAY 6 of A Royal Masquerade’s blog tour.   ^accurate gif of blog tour coordinator fatigue*   Today is a whopper!  We’ve got 4 beautiful ladies and 4 beautiful blogs for today.  Get ready for some serious Friday Fun!   Gracelyn:  Spotlight Gracelyn Buckner   Abigail:  Spotlight   Novels, Dragons, and Wardrobe Doors   Angela:          Review The…

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Writing

A Royal Masquerade – Blog Tour: Day Five

    It is now DAY 5 of A Royal Masquerade’s blog tour.     Just kidding, I know exactly where we’re going.   Today’s fantastic participants are:   Deborah:  Review The Page Dreamer   Jessica:     An Interview With Burndee Jessica Greyson   Annnd . . . just so you know. Every day you comment on this post, or on a…

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