I’m sure I’m not the only romance author out there living for Prince Harry’s engagement to Meghan Markle. I mean, it’s practically right out of a novel. In fact, it echoes one of my favorite novels in many ways, The Royal We, by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan. (Have you read it yet? If not, please do. Let’s talk about it.) So for today’s blog, I thought I’d combine two of my favorite things: The Royal We and Broadway Dreamcasts. So if they were to make The Royal We into a Broadway show (which they should), here’s who I’d want to see cast (NOTE: IRead More →

If you don’t know, I am a history teacher by day. In order to be an effective history teacher, I think, you have to be a complete history nerd. You have to find history so exciting that you want to share it with others. And I do. I LOVE history. Recently, I have figured out that I love researching powerful families, monarchs and influential people. I like their quirks and their flaws. I like examining who the people in the family were underneath it all. And so, without further ado, I present to you some of my favorite historical families of power.Read More →