My Unexpected Hawaiian Chronicles

We just returned from a big family trip to Hawaii (thank you, SkyMiles). Before leaving on the trip, I promised myself two things: to be present and nonproductive (okay, except for outside of the 6-hour flights—when else would I get that kind of golden time??)  And funnily enough, something magical happened. Although the sun, waves,…

Cyber Monday Deals—LAST Chance on These!

Last chance for these two great deals from Connie!  Get the first deal: Any 3 books for $25!  Perfect gifts for any woman, get Connie’s fiction and nonfiction. Do all 3 books the same OR different, you choose. Give the right book to each person! Which title to choose? Match what you need with Connie’s…

Black Friday Deals—FAB Simple Gifts that Matter!

Two great deals from Connie—order AND enjoy as you wait in line! Your First Deal: Any 3 books for $25! Perfect gifts for any woman –get Connie’s fiction or nonfiction!  Do all 3 books the same OR different, you choose. Give the right book to each person! But wait, which title to choose? Match what you…

Just in time for Thanksgiving!

Enjoy two just-for-fun things this week! Studio 5:  Did you miss the family Dynamic Duo (!!) of Connie and her Mom guesting on her Studio 5 segment? View it here, “Keep Your Cool: Managing Emotions During the Holidays” B2B Deal: Want to curl up with a clean romance? This week enjoy Connie’s bestselling novella,  Soda Fountain Christmas for ONLY .99…

Did you miss Connie’s segment?

Did you know her Mom was a guest on with her?! Click here to view fabulous tips on “Keep Your Cool: Managing Emotional Shifts During the Holidays”! Get it in print here And ready for a cozy clean romance read? For only $.99? Enjoy her bestselling novella, “Soda Fountain Christmas,” on sale now!

5 Things I’ve Learned to Navigate Change

He’s back! As many of you know, recently our son, Cameron, returned from a 2-year absence serving as a missionary for the LDS church. I know I’m not alone in this experience. Many mothers wiser than I have had a similar emotional adventure—whether for college, travel, or simply kids being absent in their lives—and navigated…

My KSL article “Get real about the holidays”

The holiday season is intended to be full of meaning and joy. Yet the reality, especially for women, can be a hurry-up-and-finish-it experience. Instead, we can get real about what is best for our family and how to make it happen using tips from my…Read more here. Enjoy! Connie

Studio 5 Plus 3 FREE Videos to Simplify Your Holidays!

I’m so excited to help you love and organize your holiday season. I’ve got tips that work and simple ways to do them. Get and use these fabulous freebies to kick off a fantastic holiday experience this year! Watch my Studio 5 segment, and “Get Real About the Holidays!” AND, also get 3 FREE VIDEOS on more tips…

Freebie Fun for You!

Freebie fun for you! I’m so excited to help you love and organize your holiday season. I’ve got tips that work and simple ways to do them. Get and use these fabulous freebies to kick off a fantastic holiday experience this year! Start with my Studio 5 segment, live this morning at 11 a.m. on…

Free Connie Chat & Your Holiday Plan Help

A few months ago an idea came to me to better connect my messages with interested women, but I pushed it aside. Mainly because it involved me sharing personal stories, on camera, to all who would like to view them. Uh. No. But it wouldn’t go away. So a few weeks ago we tried a…

Watch Connie on Studio 5
“Step Into What’s Possible”

Are you stuck in your stage of life?  Watch Connie here on Studio 5.  She will share how to shake things up and step into what’s possible in your life!  And remember start the season successfully by purchasing Simplify & Savor the Season!  On sale this week Ebook (with a new cover!) is $2.99, print book…

Simplify and Savor the Season!

[Especially for Studio 5 viewers, a bonus! Enjoy this real moment of life before taping Studio 5!] Want make the holidays joyful again? Simplify & Savor the Season with this fabulous book! Women have loved this resource–a quick read that teaches you in 3 clear steps how to organize, simplify, and enjoy a more meaningful…

The Gift of Synergy

Monday afternoon my Core Team and I met online for our weekly administrative meeting. We used the very official Zoom technology, at the official time of 12:30, for the official purpose of moving Back to Basics forward. This is how it went. Connie: [Sending off son to preschool, removing cookies from a cookie sheet before…

First-time Sneak Peek at my Christmas novella!

With the holidays coming, I’m feeling the excitement begin. And that includes a first-time Sneak Peek at my Christmas novella! Soda Fountain Christmas was originally published in the bestselling Echo Ridge Anthology. Now my novella is available on sale for a limited time at $2.99. Want to savor it during Christmas? Buy now, read later!…

Did you miss Connie yesterday on Studio 5?

If so, you can watch it here or read it on ksl.com.  Connie gives advice on how a parent can create connections or fill needs of their children with their individual personalities. The good news is that we don’t have to know everything — just the key things and how to look for them.