Dear Reader, The world is changing faster than some of us can keep up with. I still feel like I'm in a sci-fi movie sometimes when I watch my robot vacuum and mop, or when I look at some of the new fashion creations (I wish someone would invent this quick makeup trick!). AI (Artificial … Continue reading Let’s talk romance, AI and ChatGPT
Teaser Monday and some inspiration for the week!
Dear Friends, Happy February 27th! Today is National Polar Bear Day, National Retro Day, and National Protein Day. Unrelated to those fun facts, I want to say a big Thank You to all of you who participated in my reader poll, which is still available here - and it’s never too late to vote. Most of you … Continue reading Teaser Monday and some inspiration for the week!
Celebrating life choices and culture
Hello, friends! This month, my husband and I would like to share a double celebration with you: six years ago we moved to the city of Timișoara (English pronunciation: tee-mee-shoo-a-ruh), and also this month Timișoara takes the crown and becomes this year’s European Capital of Culture. This prestigious title is awarded to a different European city … Continue reading Celebrating life choices and culture
Who’s ready for a Christmas giveaway?
Dear friends, As some of you know, this has been a very tough year for me, so I haven’t had an opportunity to say THANK YOU to my readers too often. Well, I just want you guys to know I’m grateful for your support, and I finally got around to organizing a giveaway on my Facebook page. … Continue reading Who’s ready for a Christmas giveaway?
Get out! Perfect heroes who cook? 🥘 🦐
Hello, friends! I’ll start this post with a fun fact: did you know that today is National Men-Make-Dinner Day? Yep, you read that right! Today is the perfect excuse to get your man cooking, and although the rules say that no BBQ is allowed, I say you should take what you can get. 😉 I am lucky … Continue reading Get out! Perfect heroes who cook? 🥘 🦐
Looking for the summer… deals!
When I was kid, summer seemed to last forever. Not just because I was young and had a higher tolerance for low temperatures—and in the south of Romania, where I lived, winters are vicious. But summer seemed to start earlier and end much later than it does now. This year we started having real summer … Continue reading Looking for the summer… deals!
Apple Strudel and other news… 😊
Happy Apple Strudel Day! How do you feel about pastries? I adore them, which makes it really hard for me, because I have decided to cut back on sugar and carbs. The pandemic brought me a few extra pounds and a lot more aches and pains than a year ago. While I’ve been putting everything … Continue reading Apple Strudel and other news… 😊
Some midweek inspiration ❤️
Even a journey of a thousand miles starts with the first step. I’m sure you’ve all heard this proverb, maybe to the point where you roll your eyes when you hear it again. But it’s true. In 2013 I was finishing my first story, Rendezvous with Hymera. I’ll tell you straight, it was terrible, and … Continue reading Some midweek inspiration ❤️
Let’s give thanks and gifts today! 🎁
Hi everyone! To those of you who are in the US, I wish you a Happy Thanksgiving and I hope y’all make the best of today. I think it’s wonderful to have a holiday for celebrating what we are thankful for, and I’ve thought a lot about where my gratitude lies. 2020 has been a rough … Continue reading Let’s give thanks and gifts today! 🎁
My Top 5 Best Movie Kisses 💋
Hi everyone! I hope your week is going well, although that's more and more difficult to say these days. Since I figured we all need a break from news and politics, today I want to share with you my favorite kissing scenes in movies. It was very difficult to make a Top 5 because I … Continue reading My Top 5 Best Movie Kisses 💋