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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…