Readers Matter

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A Creative State of Mind

We’re all busy, especially this time of the year. It seems we barely have enough time to pick up a book for a few minutes before we go to sleep each night, much less time to write a review once we’ve finished reading. Unless you’re an avid reader who is dedicated to keeping track of every book you’ve ever read, you probably don’t bother with reviews. Books gets hundreds of reviews, so yours doesn’t really matter, right?

Wrong!

Your review is essential. Unless an author is a famous best-seller, chances are their books could use a little love. A little attention. And YOUR review.

There are so many reasons why reviews are important. Reviews help other readers decide whether or not to purchase a book. They let an author know if they are resonating with readers, and what they’re doing right – or wrong. Reviews help a book get noticed…

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weight loss update!

So I was looking back over my posts, and I realized I haven’t updated you guys in awhile. Holidays are always hard for me. As a reforming foodie, I always seem to pack on the pounds this time of year. Unfortunately, I didn’t keep up my losing trend,  but victory in that I didn’t gain!

And what post would be complete without a recipe.

1/2 cup of lentils, pinto, kidney, white, and black beans. 1/2 cup dried split peas 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/3 Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp tumercic, chicken bullion, and chilli powder 2 tbsp minced onions 5tbsp garlic powder 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts cubed

Soak your beans overnight! Cuts down on cooking time. Throw all ingredients into a crockpot, cover with water, let simmer on low for 8 hours. Serve hot and enjoy!