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!
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! 🎁
Unabridged audiobook? Here you go!
Now a very popular format, ten years ago audiobooks were still making a shy debut – just when I needed them most. Reading has always been my biggest hobby, but as I worked in an office all day with my eyes fixed on a computer screen, traditional reading became impossible. My eyes got tired easier, … Continue reading Unabridged audiobook? Here you go!
Monday Teaser: THE DIARY
Hello, friends and fellow book lovers! I hope your week started as well as mine, because today I finally began writing again, after a pause of several months. The novel I'm working on is a complex thriller, probably the first in a series. And speaking of series, I have taken another important decision, based on … Continue reading Monday Teaser: THE DIARY
Funniest love declarations in books
Howdy, everyone! Sorry I’ve been MIA for a while, but I’m working on several projects at a time. I must say, trying to build a bilingual career on two continents is unexpectedly exhausting, and the rewards are slow to come! Anyway, the idea for today’s post came to me – as most brainstorms do – … Continue reading Funniest love declarations in books
Three reasons why you should read
I’ve always heard that, ironically, writers read very little because of the lack of time. Well, I’m proud to be the exception to this rule. While it’s true I don’t have much time to read, I listen to audio books most of the day, and my Mp3 Player is always handy. Thanks to my husband … Continue reading Three reasons why you should read