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Brain Challenge – How Strange are you?

Good  example of a Brain Study: If you can read this OUT LOUD you have a  strong mind. And better than that: Alzheimer’s is a long, long, ways  down the road before it ever gets anywhere near you. To  my “selected” strange-minded friends: See if you can read the following paragraphs. Only very good minds can […]

The BEST day EVER!

Production Begins! Several months ago, my first book, a children’s book was accepted for publication. Through multiple edits, revisions, etc.. We are finally in the production process and I hope to have a finished book in my hands within a couple of months! The book is called “Sammi Jo and the BEST day EVER”. It […]


“Courage and willingness to just go for it, trying new things that are scary – it is a really attractive quality.”   – Alanis Morissette   

Check out my new book!

As you all know… I have recently had a book published!! I love to read and have enjoyed reading my whole life. As a child, I was a military brat and lived all over the world. Most places did not have television, or least not American television, and because I am an only child, and […]

Our deepest fear…

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. […]

My first book signing event

As I sit here in the wee hours of the morning, I gotta tell you I am so excited!! I have my characters “Sammi Jo and Screech” – all packed up and ready for an ADVENTURE!! They plan on helping helping me sell their story today at big craft fair. They know that if we […]


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Read as often as possible ___________________________________ You gain knowledge…. Imagine other worlds…. Visit different times…. Follow your favorite characters…. Enjoy the journey! www.sammijoandthebestdayever.tateauthor.com

Word of Mouth Referrals… Does it Really Work?

We all talk about advertising, right. However, what is the best advertising for you and your business? Is it social media, blogging, Pinterest, LinkedIn, flyers posted around your neighborhood, posters on the windows of local businesses…? The list goes on and on, but what truly works for you? A tried and true method that has […]

How a Virtual Assistant Can Help Your Small Business Flourish!

If you are just starting a small business or considering starting one you must be overwhelmed with all the tasks at hand. Getting the right office, employees and work materials can be a stressful process. Not to mention the administrative labyrinth you will have to go through, taxes, medical insurance… This two sentences are enough […]