Fête or Famine: The Everyday Holiday

One cannot have too large a party. A large party secures its own amusement.                                                 ~ Jane Austen, Emma (1816) I’m sitting in an Italian restaurant in downtown Indianapolis on a perfect Sunday afternoon, with my hands wrapped around the…

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Portraits of Our Mothers

The Washington Post headline read: “Survey: Half of women say they don’t have enough free time”. I confess that I laughed when I saw it on my Smartphone screen. No kidding? Half of us have enough hours in the day while…

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Hats off to the Races: Derby Fashion (and Giveaway Winner!)

The past weekend marked the opening ceremonies of the annual Kentucky Derby Festival in our fair city. It’s two weeks of celebration from the inaugural event (Thunder Over Louisville, the largest annual fireworks show in the country), including the Pegasus…

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Coffee Talk with Author Sarah E. Ladd – Part Two

Welcome back to Part Two of our coffee talk with debut author Sarah E. Ladd. I am delighted to host Regency Reflections’ newest author, friend Sarah E. Ladd, in a virtual coffee chat. She’s monitoring the comments to our post today,…

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Author Sarah E. Ladd: Coffee Talk and Giveaway!

Due to schedules of busy authors that also happen to be moms, author friend Sarah E. Ladd and I scheduled a virtual coffee date to chat about the exciting release of her debut novel, The Heiress of Winterwood. You’ll find…

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A Suitable Match, Serial Story Section 6 and a Chance to Win

To kick off our second year of celebrating Inspirational Regency fiction, we are presenting the serial story, A Suitable Match. At the end of the month we’ll be giving away a fabulous prize package filled with items tied to the…

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My Year with Miss Austen

The winter months can be rough. According to a New York Times article from a few years back, it is likely that four out of five of us won’t keep our New Year’s Resolutions through January. Forbes.com states that nine…

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