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Creating Art Quilts with Panels: a Fox Chapel Publishing book review

This post may contain affiliate links I was so excited to review Creating Art Quilts with Panels by Joyce Hughes. There has been such an increase in really great printed panels that I’m falling in love with, but I want to make them into something special. This book really helped to inspire me and think outside the…

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Write Your Letter to Santa This Year

This post may contain affiliate links Have you written your letter to Santa yet? Let’s be honest, how long has it been since you have sat down and written a letter to Santa. Maybe it was when you were a kid – maybe 7 or 8 years old? Maybe it was when you sat beside…

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The Guy Who Died Twice: a Penguin Group Dutton book review

This post may contain affiliate links The Guy Who Died Twice is a new D.D. Warren short story by Lisa Gardner. This fast paced mystery starts out with a challenge, where D.D. is describing a case that she is calling a winner in the strangest case category. The reader gets to delve into the mystery…

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Father Christmas and Me: a Canongate Books book review

This post may contain affiliate links Father Christmas and Me by Matt Haig is another book for his Christmas series (The Girl Who Saved Christmas, A Boy Called Christmas). Amelia Wishart is adopted by Father Christmas and Mary Christmas and goes to live in Elfhelm with her cat Captain Soot. This book is so fun…

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5 Ways to Learn New Skills

This post contains affiliate links If you want to inspire yourself to learn new skills, just look to a child this month and see how they go about exploring our world. Ask questions! Wow, how many questions can they ask in one sitting? And although we laugh or roll our eyes when the “why” questions…

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The Christmas Heirloom: a Bethany House Publishers book review

This post contains affiliate links The Christmas Heirloom is an anthology made up of 4 christian holiday novellas. What makes this book so interesting is that all the stories tie in an heirloom brooch that has passed through families from mother to daughter for almost 200 years! The stories take place starting in the 1820’s and…

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The Christmas Company: a Hallmark Publishing book review

This post contains affiliate links The Christmas Company written by Alys Murray is a wonderful new holiday book for 2018. If you love a good holiday romance, you are going to love this book. If you are not a huge fan of romance, I’m betting you are going to love this book just as much! The…

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A Christmas Revelation: a Random House Publishing Group – Ballantine book review

This post may contain affiliate links If  are looking for a good historical fiction book to get you in the holiday mood, Anne Perry’s new book, A Christmas Revelation, will take you to London’s past to solve a mystery. Worm is a 9-year-old boy who has lived as a river urchin, but was recently given a great…

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Make the Most of Service Perks

This post contains affiliate links I am in independent woman, and proud of it. So I don’t usually make the most of service perks when I see them advertised. Well, I think I’m going to be humming a new tune on this idea from this point forward. So what am I talking about when I…

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3 New Holiday Books for Kids! a SOURCEBOOKS Jabberwocky book review

This post contains affiliate links It’s time to start thinking about the upcoming holidays, so I wanted to give everyone enough time to enjoy some brand new holiday books coming out this season. I have 3 great kids book coming from Sourcebooks Jabberwocky to review for you today! Holiday Heroes Save Christmas written by Adam Wallace and…