#Collaboreads: The Blue Bistro

Posted on: August 31st, 2015 by Ashley Brooks 20 Comments
The Blue Bistro by Elin Hilderbrand

Another month has come and gone, and that means it’s time for another #Collaboreads with Amber and Rachel! (Heads up: this post contains affiliate links.) Our book choice for August was a book that takes place during the summer. With a category like that, I decided to squeeze in one last fluffy beach read before […]

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An Easy Homemade Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

Posted on: August 24th, 2015 by Ashley Brooks 1 Comment
Homemade Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

Today I’m over at my cousin Nikki’s blog sharing my homemade whole wheat bread recipe. I thought I’d let you all know about it in case you wanted to pop over and say hi! As much as I love our conversations about writing and creativity, sometimes it’s nice to share other parts of my life, […]

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7 Ways to Add Creativity to Your Community

Posted on: August 21st, 2015 by Ashley Brooks 5 Comments
7 Ways to Add Creativity to Your Community

I find inspiration all over the place in my daily life. Walks with Hadley, author readings, coffee with friends, and the books I’m reading are just some of the places where the Muse meets me in the everyday. So much of that inspiration is only possible because others are willing to share their thoughts and […]

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The 5 Best Twitter Chats for Writers

Posted on: August 17th, 2015 by Ashley Brooks 1 Comment
Find a creative community and improve your writing with these 5 best Twitter chats for writers.

My life can get pretty lonely as a work-at-home mom who spends 99.9% of her life at home. Going out to connect with other creatives isn’t always an easy option with a baby in tow. So where’s a lonely introvert supposed to find meaningful connections with other writers? Twitter chats. Why every writer should give […]

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Coffee Talk: Birthdays and Intentional Living

Posted on: August 14th, 2015 by Ashley Brooks 8 Comments
Hadley and Harry

It was Hadley’s first birthday on Wednesday. I’m not entirely sure how that happened. I’ve been a mom for one full year. Doesn’t that mean I’m supposed to know what I’m doing by now? Apparently not. After one year on the job, I still spend my days trying to keep Hadley from eating handfuls of […]

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