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Hello Readers! My name is Deanna Chesley. I am glad you are here and I am very excited to share my books with you!  I am the mother to four beautiful daughters named Sydnee, Summer, Gracie and Ellie. They range in age from 12 years to 25 years old. Sydnee, my oldest daughter just received her master's degree, is working on her 2nd master's degree and plans to start on her PhD in 2022. Summer graduated with her Bachelor's degree in 2021. Gracie is a sophomore in college and my youngest daughter Ellie is in the 7th grade. I have been working full time for the last 25 years raising my daughters and they have kept me quite busy! I also taught 4th grade for several years before I had children, and loved every single minute of it. I have been raising and teaching children in one capacity or another at school, at church, or in my home for the last 30 years. 


I love to write stories that will empower readers of all ages to understand how changing their thoughts, speaking with intention, and self-love have the power to change their lives. The inspiration for all my books has come from the experiences I've had while raising my own children...which have been endless!


I currently live in Arizona with my family. Arizona has been good to me and it does put on quite a display with some of the most beautiful sunsets on earth... but I do still dream of living by the ocean one day! 



  • Being a mother and spending time with my family is my greatest joy!

  • I love flower gardening - I have two rose gardens at my home and grow a variety of other flowers too.

  • I love organic fruit smoothies. My favorite fruits are peaches, pineapples and cherries.

  • Honesty and integrity are traits I greatly value. 

  • I graduated from college summa cum laude. 

  • My favorite sport to play is tennis, and I have been known to serve up an ace or two back in the day.  

  • I can bake and decorate fancy cakes!

  • My favorite place to be is the beach. It is my happy place. 

  • I am 5'8 1/2" tall and have been this tall since I was 12 years old.

  • I am a Gryffindor in the Harry Potter world. 

  • I'm a good cook and I make mouth watering Texas sheet cake. My banana bread is a close second!

  • I love learning and reading books. 

  • I know a lot about health and how the body functions.  

  • I was a 4th grade teacher before I had children and I loved it!

  • I love snorkeling in warm oceans - Maui and the Cayman Islands were my favorites.  

  • I really enjoy a nice dinner out and a nice medium-well filet.  

  • I love doing anything in nature.

  • I love great concerts. Some of my favorites are Faith Hill, Taylor Swift and yes... . 1D (the loudest by far!)

  • I love to watch a beautiful sunset and luckily Arizona has some of the best. 

  • I love meditating.  

  • The movie's Dan In Real Life and The Count of Monte Cristo are two of my favorites.

  • I enjoy riding on my electric scooter or bike around the neighborhood with my daughter.  

  • Autumn time is one of my favorite seasons.


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