Too much screen time makes for a cranky Crissi. Therefore, here are 5 ways that I temporarily unplug from the world so that I can maintain my sanity.
I want to tell you a little something about birthdays for me. Every year, I cry. It started around my 31st birthday. I was in Disneyland, the happiest place on earth. It was the perfect place to spend my birthday - or so I thought. I had no idea how old I would feel surrounded … Continue reading A great way to start 38
After months and months of blood, sweat and tears, working with an awesome story team, lots and lots of revisions, being talked off the ledge, more tears and a few cupcakes, I can finally announce the date you can expect to have Come Here, Cupcake in your hot little hands! Drum roll please..... OCTOBER 5TH! … Continue reading Cover reveal! And publish date for Come Here, Cupcake!
A monument of bells exists on the side of Highway 1 in Bodega Bay, having been erected there 19 years ago. If life were fair, this tower wouldn't exist. If it weren't for two robbers who took the life of a 7-year-old Bodega Bay boy, we'd never know the Children's Bell Tower. On Oct. 1, … Continue reading The bells, and the Nicholas Effect
The other day I took time away from everything to come back to center and find the answers to some very serious dilemmas in my life that have been plaguing me. I called it my soul retreat, as it was time I had set aside to get back in touch with my soul. My biggest … Continue reading How to take a soul retreat, part 2
Yesterday, I took the day off of everything to come back to center and seek answers to the path I need to take in some very perplexing areas of my life. I called it my soul retreat, as it was my chance to reconnect with my soul in ways I hadn’t been able to for … Continue reading How to take a soul retreat, part 1