Category Archives: Holidays

“Paperhearts” by Courtney Walsh, book review

“Paperhearts” by Courtney Walsh, book review Abigail has been running the Book Nook since her dad left her the business. In the little town of Love’s Park the store is a favorite of out of town visitors, especially during the … Continue reading

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“Home for Christmas” Stories for Young and Old, book review

“Home for Christmas” Stories for Young and Old, book review Christmas is a time filled with wonderful traditions, smells, and activities! We all have funny stories of Christmas past and secrets for this year. And hopefully there are some special … Continue reading

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“Watch for the Light” Readings for Advent and Christmas, book review

“Watch for the Light” Readings for Advent and Christmas, book review Christmas is a special time of year, filled with family, fun and activities. This book helps to remind us of the true meaning of Christmas and Advent. Divided into … Continue reading

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“The Donkey in the Living Room” by Sarah Raymond Cunningham” book review

The Donkey in the Living Room” by Sarah Raymond Cunningham” book review. A Tradition that celebrates the true meaning of Christmas. This delightful hardback picture book is perfect for the last few days before Christmas, to help the children understand … Continue reading

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“A Star for Jesus” by Crystal Bowman, book review

“A Star for Jesus” by Crystal Bowman, book review The most wonderful story is that of Jesus birth, and we love to share that with young children. This board book is a special way to share with the youngest of … Continue reading

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This weeks frugal activities 1/6/2014

Happy New Year! We enjoyed a wonderful Christmas holiday season, with many activities, time with friends and families, and great food. Some frugal activities of the last couple of weeks: – We had budgeted money for Christmas gifts, so it … Continue reading

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Repair or Replace? Appliances and more…

My dad owned a hardware store when I was growing up and he could fix a lot of things. So I learned early on to repair broken things, or at least try. Fast forward to 2014 and it just seems … Continue reading

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Christmas 2013, just memories now

Merry Christmas! While December 25 is over for this year, we are still enjoying the holiday spirit and vacation. Just a few highlights: -My parents drove from California to spend a few days with us. While they encountered some icy … Continue reading

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“Country Faith”

“Country Faith” 56 Reflections from Today’s Leading Country Music Stars Living near Nasvhille, TN we are big country music fans. From the Grand Ole Opry to the Ryman to the CMA’s, country music is alive and well. The artists sometimes … Continue reading

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“Freedom is not Free” by Kelly Strong

Freedom Is Not Free Kelly Strong I watched the flag pass by one day, It fluttered in the breeze; A young Marine saluted it, And then he stood at ease. I looked at him in uniform, So young, so tall, … Continue reading

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