Monday, April 27, 2015

Good Book Alert: Meet the Author of Detour Trail

Good Book Alert: Meet the Author of Detour Trail: Guest Post by Joy V. Smith I did a lot of research for my frontier novel, Detour Trail, including the history of the Oregon Trail; and I...

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Art Deco design (link)

Check out these strong black and white geometric designs on the floors, especially the one that looks as if the floor is buckling.  It makes me a little dizzy: Never Too Tmeless--from Kohler.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Joy V. Smith's SF ebooks


Joy’s science fiction ebooks

The Doorway and Other Stories: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007SV1FB2
I’m happy to have some of my old stories in one place.  Except for The Princess Quest, which is a humorous fantasy, and Old Rex, a ghost story, the rest of the stories are all science fiction adventures of different types, involving aliens, time travel, symbiotes, and humans searching for a home and/or family. All the stories have been published elsewhere–sometimes more than once–over the years, except for Royal Guardians.
Hot Yellow Planet: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/94029 is free until April 30 with coupon code: UX77Y
In this Pretty Pink Planet sequel, Lori and Chiing continue their adventures.
Pretty Pink Planet is always free: http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/93615
Lori, an agent of SOESFOL, visits Prism to track down planet pirates and rescue aliens.
After Anfissa meets Ferenc, they flee to a planet where even the grass is deadly.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Flooring options (link)

Here are some flooring options from HGTV.com: Top 10 Flooring Options

Btw, I was in a kitchen the other day where the laminate flooring had warped in the kitchen; the same house had beautiful refinished wood floors and a carpet that needed to be replaced.


Sparkle note: If you drag a treat from the box, and click on it again, Sparkle will jump up and catch it!

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Quartz countertops (link)

Quartz is better than granite, and I'm still sorry I got granite for the remodel.  I knew better, but we just looked at granite at the store...  Check out these countertops from HGTV.com:  Quartz is the New Granite


Sunday, April 5, 2015

Remodeling ebook on sale!


Remodeling: Buying and Updating a Foreclosure: http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/71560  (Non-fiction)
How one woman bought and remodeled a foreclosure; it didn’t even have a kitchen sink! 

The coupon code is: ZP24F (not case-sensitive): http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/71560 

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Shades of blue (link)

Check out these shades of blue and decorating ideas from HGTV.  (My favorite is Steel Blue.): Color Crush: Shades of Blue