Author Archives: Mari Manning

A Blog about Nothing

As those who follow me know, one of my New Year’s resolutions is to blog every month. Staring at a blank page, I remember why I stopped blogging. I couldn’t think of anything to blog about. But not to worry. … Continue reading

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Catching Up and Valentine’s Giveaways

I must be an unrepentant optimist. I embrace January as the dawn of a new me. It sort of works, but hey, if you don’t overreach a little, you won’t get anywhere. I’m skipping my usual plans to lose 10 … Continue reading

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#RomanticIdea – Tea & Company Thursday – Meet Stacy Juba

Welcome Stacy Juba! Hope your summer is rolling along as smoothly as a fluffy white cloud. Today I welcome Stacy Juba who has some #RomanticIdea (s) that I really like. If you read Stacy’s bio at the end of this … Continue reading

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#RomanticIdea – Softcover Sunday – Meet Keta Diablo

Welcome Keta Diablo! Here is Keta’s #RomanticIdea — When summer comes to the Midwest, we think lakes! One way I love to pass a sunny afternoon is to pack a picnic lunch and head for the water on a Pontoon … Continue reading

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#romanticidea Tea & Company Welcomes MM Jaye

For today’s Thursday Tea & Company spotlight, I welcome author MM Jaye who offers a great #romanticidea that I intend to use this weekend. (-; Romantic Idea to enjoy this summer Have your partner read your favorite romance novel and … Continue reading

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#RomanticIdea – Softcover Sunday – Meet Carmen Stefanescu

Welcome Carmen! Here are #RomanticIdeas from Carmen Stefanescu to rekindle the spark : Learn a romantic foreign language.  Take an intro-class together for a language that neither of you speak –  French, Italian, Spanish or Romanian  simply sound romantic – … Continue reading

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#romanticidea Thursday Tea & Company Meet Linda McLaughlin

Linda’s Summer #RomanticIdea “A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread—and Thou” – The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám I love that quote, and it makes me think of romantic summer picnics—at the beach, by a lake, in the mountains or … Continue reading

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