Valerie is New Jersey born and bred. This has means that while she speaks English as her first language, sarcasm is a close second. She is a creative soul, that has interests in many things. Writing, is just one of her many loves, that also include, painting, crocheting, photography, singing, and of course, reading. As a mom to seven children ranging from a newborn to teenagers, she is a master of multitasking. Parenting has help develop her sense of humor, and also the importance in her life for being prepared. Valerie has always been unafraid of new experiences. She is or has been a certified massage therapist, reiki master, balloon decorator, gorilla gram, studio photographer, pizza delivery driver, and now writer. Life has so much to offer, and she is always looking for the next big adventure!