Happy Thanksgiving!

I love this holiday. It reminds us of the important things in life!

Be thankful.

Live Simply.

Be Kind.

Do your best.

Use please and thank you.

Cherish family and friends.

Never give up. Believe in yourself.

Listen with your heart.

Help others.

Laugh often and lots.

Have a wonderful day!

Laguna Lights Blog Tour Happening Now!

Hey, guess what? LAGUNA LIGHTS, featuring Laura and Paul, is on tour and there’s a fun giveaway, too! LAGUNA LIGHTS by Kaira Rouda was just released and we are having a blog tour for the book. This is the 3rd in the Laguna Beach series. Each book in this series is a standalone, contemporary romance… Read more »

Yay! It’s pub day for Laguna Lights, Laguna Beach Book 3!

Available today for your eReader or in paperback, Laguna Lights is “it girl” Laura’s story and can be read alone or as part of the Laguna Beach series. Here’s the scoop: Welcome back to Laguna Beach, California … Laura Kinkaid’s glamorous Hollywood life is falling apart. After years of reality television stardom beginning in high… Read more »

Real You: Remember what’s important during the holidays

I was asked to write a piece for Woman’s World magazine about what it was like not to have any more kids to dress up and take trick-or-treating during Halloween. Sob. Sure, I’ve had teenagers for awhile, so that phase of little people needing to be chaperoned in the neighborhood had long since passed. But… Read more »

It’s the 99 cent InkHeart Authors BUCKtoberfest!

From today until October 26th, grab your choice of these fabulous books from New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors, for just 99 cents each! Including LAGUNA NIGHTS, Laguna Beach Book 1!! Click on either image or here to visit the official BUCKtoberfest page and start reading!! This promotion is all treats, no tricks! Happy… Read more »


Just in time for cooler temperatures (unless you happen to live in Laguna Beach where it is blazing hot) and cozy reading spots, the latest installment of the Laguna Beach series – Laguna Heights – is out today! I hope you’ll enjoy Annie and Hank’s story as much as I enjoyed writing it! Here’s the… Read more »

Happy October

Season changes always make me feel retrospective, how about you? Especially abrupt changes. Yesterday, I travelled from 90-degrees and sunny Tampa, Florida, to 50-degrees and raining Boston. In the blink of a three hour flight, I’d arrived in heavy fall. I’m settling in for a long, cool weekend in Boston. It’s Family Weekend for my… Read more »

Have you read Annie and Hank’s love story yet?

LAGUNA HEIGHTS, Laguna Beach Book 2, Exclusively Available in LOVE EVER AFTER boxed set! Grab it for just 99 CENTS: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Barnes&Noble | Kobo | iBooks Price goes up after this weekend!   Laguna Heights: In high school, Annie Johns was the calm, supportive sidekick to the rest of the… Read more »

Help spread the word about LOVE EVER AFTER and win $100 gift card!

That’s right! Just help me and my fellow InkHeart Authors spread the word about our upcoming boxed set release, LOVE EVER AFTER, and be entered to win. There are many ways to help and the more you shout out, the more it will increase your chances of winning! How to enter: One thing you can do… Read more »