About the author: Dee Dee Barbour lives in a small rural town in Marshall County, West Virginia, with her husband, Chris, son, Carson, two dogs, two hermit crabs, one fish and one frog. Before staying home to raise her son and devote more time to writing, Dee Dee was employed as an elementary school teacher. When t writing Dee Dee enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Celebrating special events and holidays is a treat she loves. Dee Dee believes with all of her heart that everyone has something special to give the world, that happiness is rooted in the truth that God loves us just as we are, and that sharing His love through our special gifts makes life wonderful to live!