It’s My Birthday and YOU Can Win!


I am kind of a HUGE fan of my birthday. Ever since I was a little girl, the day seemed to be filled with magic.  So, I wanted to celebrate with all of you!

I was able to get some AMAZING prizes (seriously, some of them I REALLY want for myself) from some amazing authors, bloggers, and vloggers.

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Hello {march}, Goodbye {february}


Hello Goodbye is a monthly feature here at Such A Novel Idea highlighting a few of my favorite things from the past month. Enjoy!

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A Happy Birthday

A VERY Happy 5th Birthday to my baby Riley!


Who is first to tell me she is no longer a baby, but a big girl.  Who thinks it’s cute to call me “Jessica” and tell her big brother what to do.  Who lights up every room she walks into.


Thank you for the last five years.  You are an amazing human being, and I am honored everyday to be called your mom.