It’s Fiveday, Fiveday, gettin’ down on Fiveday…

This week was l-o-n-g. I don’t know if it was the bitter cold or what, I just feel like Friday was a million miles away, but it’s here now and I couldn’t be more happy about it. A nice relax weekend is on deck, with a lot of sports, crafting, & blogging! I can’t wait to see the handsomest man in the NFL win the SuperBowl Sunday, Let’s GO Broncos! Cya Monday, for day one of febYOUary, xo!

Linking up with Lauren!

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Hanging with my fambam for the Rangers first outdoor game of the week kicked off the week right!

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Dinner with the girls at Panera was terrible…can’t you tell by my completely empty bowl?!

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Red lips and an old Tiffany’s necklace brighten my Thursday.

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Happy 33rd Birthday to my ultimate man crush, Justin Timberlake. Image credit to google.

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Started to get some fresh air and cardio on my lunch break with Krista. How beautiful is this view of the river from the walkway?

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Cover Reveal!

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“Second Chances” coming February 2014…

SYNOPSIS

* Book #2 in the Starting Over Series *

Stacy Hutchins thought she’d finally met the one, until a startling realization that shatters everything…  

Mark Jefferson, her undercover DEA agent boyfriend lied about one tiny little detail…his wife and kids.  Stacy hates liars and cheaters so she kicks him to the curb. But Mark makes it very clear he will not go willingly.

Has his obsession with Stacy tied them together forever? Or will Mark finally walk away?

Dustin Carmichael swore off women a long time ago, until his sister reconnected with her best friend from high school, Stacy.  

But after a perfect month together, a year ago, Stacy played the ‘friends’ card. Unfortunately, they’ve been good friends ever since.

When Stacy life turns to shambles, Dustin’s more then willing to be there for her. As she tries to get herself together, Stacy finds herself in another dilemma, she can no longer deny the feelings she’s always had for Dustin.

Will her failure to see that Dustin has changed stop them from having something everlasting?

Goodreads:  HYPERLINK “https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20614802-second-chances” https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20614802-second-chances

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A Midwesterner and self-proclaimed nerd, Evan has been an avid reader most of her life, but five years ago got bit by the writing bug, and it quickly became her addiction, passion and therapy.  When the voices in her head give it a rest, she can always be found with her e-reader in her hand.  Some of her favorites include, Shayla Black, Jaci Burton, Madeline Sheehan and Jamie Mcguire.  Evan finds a lot of her inspiration in music, so if you see her wearing her headphones you know she means business and is in the zone. During the day Evan works for a large homecare agency and at night she’s superwoman.  She’s a wife to Jim and a mom to Ethan and Evan, a cook, a tutor, a friend and a writer.  How does she do it?  She’ll never tell.

Update…or lack there of.

I’ve been thinking about my 30 before 30 a lot lately. I mean it is 2014 and I do turn the big 3-0 in July (which if you really think about it, is only a few short months away. So I’ve decided to refocus on my list and change somethings that I don’t want to do. So here’s an updated 30 before 30 bucket list;

1_Go to a diner, a drive-in, and a dive. As seen on the hit show “Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives” Diner-done, Eveready-it’s right down the road and one of my faves.

2_Drive out of the state of New York. Done 7.18.13!

3_Do karaoke at a bar.

4_Wear a bikini and not be self-conscious.

4_Take a yoga class.

5_Volunteer at a soup kitchen.

6_Learn how to french braid.

7_Get a makeover.

8_Take the Sex and the City city tour and pose of Carrie’s steps.

9_Learn how to properly use chopsticks.

10_Learn the choreography for I’m A Slave 4 U music video.

11_Get a brazilian wax.

12_Take a cooking class.

13_Learn to ice skate and roller skate, well.  is now, be more flexible and able to do a split again.

14_Find my signature shade of lipstick.

15_Get individual false eyelashes applied.

16_Film and send in mine and babytooth’s The Amazing Race audition tape.

17_Go geocaching.

18_Domain my blog and get better at learning how much more I can actually do with it.

19_Get my eyebrows threaded.

20_Clean out my closet & keep it clean.

21_Go on a local wine tour.

22_Learn the French alphabet.

23_Learn to make sushi.

24_See Phantom on Broadway.

25_Make cotton candy.

26_Teach Zoey how to jump on the bed.  is now get a tattoo.

27_Do the touristy NYC thing.

28_Get a facial.

29_Learn to make candles.

30_Get a mammogram.

 

Stay tuned for all of these adventures, xo!

 

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Red Carpet Style.

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For this past Sunday’s, Grammy’s I would channel a whole darker, vampy look. This Alice + Olivia lace gown is the perfect mix of romance and dark. I went with black and silver diamond jewels to accompany it. The Cartier bracelet jumped out at me. I feel like with a dark dress you can go a little wild with jewels, and what better way than with a panther bracelet?

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For beauty, I’d continue the vampy feel with a wine ombre mani and a berry lip. I’d keep the makeup light and sweet. Since my dress goes up past my collarbone, I’d have an up-do with a thick braid running thru it. I love this complete look and think it’d be perf for the Grammy’s red carpet. Would I make the best dressed list? Let me know, xo!

 

 

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Book Promo!

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USED SYNOPSIS

**Mature Content Warning** Recommended for ages 17+ due to language and sexual content.

The name’s V…

I’m beautiful in every sense of the word physically. But on the inside, I’m a black pit.

If you’re expecting a happily ever after, a white picket fence and 2.5 kids; then this isn’t the story for you.

There aren’t any happily ever after in the works for me or those whose lives I poison.

I hold the key to my pleasure and I’ll be damned if I ever give it up again.

God forsake those that stand in my way of ultimate gratification.

You may regret me, but you’ll never forget me.

Use or Be Used, there are no other options…

*This story contains dirty words, dirty sex and an even dirtier twist.*

 

 

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CONFUSED SYNOPSIS

(Please note this is a Novella)

**Mature Content Warning** Recommended for ages 17+ due to language and sexual content.

You didn’t honestly think you could get rid of me just yet, did you?

New town, new faces and by far my biggest conquest yet. I will have him. There is no doubt in my mind.

Detective…Breccan…Grant…

His name rolls right off my tongue and drips deep down to my core.

Tall, dark and undeniably handsome.

Seducing is the name of the game, but he’s not falling for it… Yet!

Of course that doesn’t deter me. You should know me better by now.

The only thing left to do is up the ante’. My cold, dead heart at the center of the prize table, up for grabs to my next victim.

Until it suddenly starts to beat again.

Don’t panic, I know I’m not. Temporary malfunction, that’s all! Nothing more, nothing less.

My heart must be confused. Simply. Fucking. Confused.

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UNDERSTOOD SYNOPSIS

My finger is on the trigger.

Steady. Aim. Fire.

I’m determined to finish what I’ve started.

I am a lot of things, but a quitter isn’t on the list.

I’m not asking for love, hope or even pity.

In fact, if you give me any of those things, it may be you with the gun aimed at your heart.

All I’ve ever asked is to be understood.

Unfortunately, for the person that finally does, they’ll be the one to take the bullet.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

23 Years Young. Manager for an assisted living program working with mentally challenged adults. Currently pursuing my degree in Music Therapy. Loves Music, writing and reading. Has a cockapoo dog named Jezebella that is closest thing I have to a child. She’s a handful, but I love her. Currently resides in Michigan, USA. Addicted to Lip Gloss, Oreos and Sleep.

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/KatelynnPinson

Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7231392.Kate_Lynne

Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Kate-Lynne/e/B00FB32E3M

 

A book in review.

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Book Description

Business is sweet for pastry chef Indira Aguilar. Her indie bakery, Cake Pan, is fast becoming the talk of the wedding circuit for its unique take on cakes and homespun creations for the modern bride, garnering national recognition and drawing in celebrity clients. But while her professional life is blossoming, her personal life is crumbling. Indira may have a talent for blending buttercream into bliss, but when it comes to relationships, she’s got a lot to learn. Considering that the love of her life, Josh Oliver, is not only married, but also runs the award-winning pastry department of her fiercest competition, Crystal Cove Resort, Indira puts much more at stake than just her heart when she ends her affair with him. Rumors begin to fly as the small seaside community of Long Beach learns of her secret relationship, and Indira must defend not only her actions, but her wedding business and her reputation while trying to maneuver the choppy heartbreak waters of starting over, finding new love, and facing her past. With the support of friends, family, a fondness for butter, and a determined spirit, Indira may just bake her way back to happiness and possibly into the heart of Crystal Cove’s dishy new chef, Noah. But one thing is certain. Where there’s heartbreak, there must be cake.

Review:

I received this book in exchange for an honest review. From the first word of this story, I was hooked. I couldn’t get enough of the delicious dessert or the delicious drama that seemed to follow Indira. Her story makes you think of other’s motives and intentions. Her journey thru finding out how to make her business work, finding what she really wants out of love, and all the yummy treats in between makes for the perfect 5 star read! I recommend this book to anyone who likes well written chick lit, that will make you laugh, cry, and want a tall glass of milk with a side of chocolate cake, xo!

Author Bio

Cindy Arora was a staff writer at The San Gabriel Valley TribuneThe Orange County Register and Sacramento Magazine. She’s been published in SaveurTasting TableOrange Coast Magazine and Fodor’s. She’s also a mother, a feminist, a whiskey enthusiast, and proud to call herself a Chick Lit author. Heartbreak Cake is her debut novel. To learn more about Cindy, please visit her website!