PJ’s Book Blog

Timeout Book Review: If I knew then what I know now…

PJ (Phyllis & Jerry) just received another book review from one our readers… “If Timeout had been written and available a decade ago, my life would have been VERY different.  I saw myself and my husband throughout the book.  So many incidents remembered as I read the book that would have been handled differently, meaning […]


TIMEOUT Wins Gold in 2012 Global Ebook Awards!

PJ are proud to announce that TIMEOUT has won the Gold in the 2012 Global Ebook Awards in the Relationships Category! 2012 TIMEOUT Global Ebook Award Our Guidebook For An Intentional Life has been an evolving process that has been greatly enriched by our readers and Ebook judges feedback as we continue to improve and […]

Timeout For The Wedding Waltz

The Wedding Waltz: The steps from a couple’s courtship dance to the wedding waltz often involves an intricate and interconnected dance floor of evolving relationships with friends and family. Taking a Timeout! To Retreat, Review & Renew along the way just might be the surest way to keep that wedding waltz smile on both your […]

Working Your Relationships: How Do You Roll?

Something as basic as how you roll the toilet paper, over or under – and whether it differs from your spouse’s method – could signal tumultuous times ahead, according to a new book at the heart of a Harper College seminar series. As the authors of Timeout! To Retreat, Review and Renew put it, “It’s […]

Timeout! … Sold Out! at Barnes & Noble Book Presention

Continuing their book tour with a Timeout! presentation at the Barnes & Noble store in Schaumburg IL on Saturday 2/11/12, Phyllis & Jerry (PJ) Campagna were elated with the reception from store patrons, as affirmed by the store selling out their entire stock of Timeout! books within an hour of the presentation’s conclusion! Barnes & […]

Over 50 Attend First Timeout! Book Presentation on 1/24/12

Phyllis & Jerry (PJ) Campagna were more than a little nervous before the start of their first Timeout! To Retreat, Review & Renew book presentation at the Gail Borden Library in Elgin on 1/24/12 with over 50 people attending the event.  And… as the evening evolved with laughter and lots of questions from the audience–it […]

Barnes & Noble book launch lifts off with friends & family!

Friday 11/11/11 marked the official launch of Phyllis & Jerry (PJ) Campagna’s book, Timeout! To Retreat, Review & Renew at the Barnes & Noble bookstore in Arlington Heights, Illinois!  PJ were thrilled to celebrate this long sought goal of publishing a book detailing their annual planning get-away with friends and family.  They wrote the book […]

Cassie enjoys the book

Finally… A Playbook For Happily Ever After!

It’s here!!  The book Timeout! To Retreat, Review & Renew, is going live with its  companion website, www.RetreatReviewRenew.com, on November 1, 2011. Both the book and the website are a ‘how-to’ guide for couples wanting to take time out to retreat, review and renew their relationships, goals and smile-factor.  The authors, Phyllis & Jerry Campagna […]