We Are Baton Rouge

We Are Baton Rouge

We live here. We work here. We love here. 

This is home. 

We are all connected, even when we are divided. 

Connected by our love for the place we call home. 

We’re cops, businessmen and women, doctors, and lawyers. We’re journalists, bakers, retail workers, and stay at home moms. We are everything in between.

We are everyone and we all matter. 

We are you and you are us. 

We are those who grew up here and will never leave. We are those who are transplants who came and decided to stay. We are those who visited and left, but a piece still remains. We are those who have never been here but who hurt just the same… because we are all people. 

We are connected because we could be you and you could be us. 

We are Baton Rouge. 

We are ALL Baton Rouge. 





Today is a VERY important day!
It’s the SERIES COVER REVEAL for my brand new MUSIC series…

Yes, another music series from the author who brought you the Internationally Bestselling Southern Rocker Series, Bayou Stix.

Be forewarned, this series is not like Bayou Stix and all the action will take place… on the road.

So, come on the crossover tour with us and fall in love with the boys of DFTB-logo-transparent-small and the girls of SSS-logo-on-white-small.


And… it’s the Blurb Reveal for the first book in the series…


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Skye’s Show Stopping Guacamole

If you’re like me, you love avacados. I could eat them plain (and do quite regularly.) I slice them and add them to sandwiches and salads. But my absolute favorite is guacamole! 

Today, after punishing my kids and making them clean (I know, horrible mother. At least they thought so. I mean, how dare I make them clean the house when the sun was out and it was a gorgeous day! My 8 year old diva’s words.), I DID let them go outside and then we came in and made guacamole as a snack.

It was a hit and we, of course, made a giant batch, but that means more for me later when I watch some Netflix after their bedtime!

Here’s my recipe: 


5 good sized RIPE avacados, diced

1 small purple onion, finely chopped

2 TB Lemon OR lime juice (fresh is best, but in a pinch, use bottled)

1 TB garlic powder

1 TSP dried Chipoltle (skip if you don’t care for it)

1 TB chopped fresh cilantro (1/2 TB dried)

Sea salt to taste

Fresh ground pepper to taste

***No one in my house cares for tomatoes, so I do NOT add them, but if you like them, finely chop a small Roma or whatever you like and add them.
 Diced avacado (The diva wanted to point themout.) 

Dice avacados and chop onions. Add them to a large bowl. 

Add other ingredients. Stir, stir, stir. 


Adjust salt and pepper to your liking. 

***We like chunky avacados, so I do not really mash them, but if you like smooth and creamy guacamole, mash away. 

Can serve immediately or refrigerate overnight for the flavors to meld together. 

*Bet you can’t wait to devour it. It’s really THAT good. 


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Indie Authors, Pimping Myself Out, Reader Feedback, RELEASE DAY, Reviews, Skye Turner, Southern Hospitality, Unwanted Desire

Unwanted Desire Release and Reader Response

Unwanted Desire is a brand new standalone book from International Bestselling Author, Skye Turner. It’s the first in a standalone series called Southern Hospitality.

Southern Hospitality will be a standalone series with an undetermined number of books. They will not release consecutively as each book is a standalone and none are related. The only similarity in the books is that the characters will be introduced in other books by Skye Turner as supporting characters.

Unwanted Desire A Southern Hospitality Novel

Unwanted Desire
A Southern Hospitality Novel

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Indie Authors, James Black, Pimping Myself Out, Reader Feedback, RELEASE DAY, Reviews

James Black RELEASE DAY and Response from readers…

Today is the “Official” Release Day for James Black, my brand new Adult Romance novel. This book also falls into the Romantic Suspense category and reader response has been absolutely amazing.

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Here is my interview with Skye Turner

New Interview with Authors Interviews Blog.



Name: Skye Turner

Age: 35

Where are you from?

NearBaton Rouge, Louisiana

A little about your self `ie your education Family life etc.:

I’ve been married to my love, James, for 10 years this October. We have 2 beautiful babies. A diva, 7, and a little man, 5. My little man has a congenital heart defect, but is a blessing a miracle who doesn’t even know he’s sick for the most part.  

I attended Southeastern Louisiana University where I majored in Mass Communication, centering my studies on Broadcast/ Print Journalism. Unfortunately, life intervened and I never finished my studies, tough I only have about 15 hours left.

Writing is something I’ve always done, though I never imagined I’d write for the masses to read and make a career out of it.


Fiona: Tell us your latest news?

I’m currently working on a new 2 book series…

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Alluring Surrender, Indie Authors, Pimping Myself Out, Reader Feedback, RELEASE DAY, Release Week, Reviews

RELEASE DAY! Alluring Surrender. Excerpt and Links.

Today is the RELEASE DAY for Alluring Surrender, Book 5 Bayou Stix. This is the last book of the Bayou Stix Series. Bayou Stix is a band and every book is based on a different member of the band. All can be read as standalones, with the exception of the novella (novella is only to be read after reading Alluring Turmoil, Book 1 Bayou Stix and Alluring Surrender, Book 2 Bayou Stix), but it is recommended that you read the series in order as each character is in each book and though each book focuses on a new couple, the previous couples stories are continued as well.

If you have not read any of the Bayou Stix Series… now is a GREAT time to jump on board.

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