Book Review: Beside Two Rivers by Rita Gerlach

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Book Review: Beside Two Rivers by Rita Gerlach

BESIDE TWO RIVERS Daughters of the Potomac #2 By:  Rita Gerlach Published:  October 2012 *** A tale of love won and love lost, and the faith to find it again. From the banks of the Potomac to the misty moors of England, Darcy follows a path where the secrets of the past slowly rise to…

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Winter Front Porch Decor

Rather than putting my flower pots away for the winter, I decided to use them.   I added some greenery (from IKEA) and some scented pine cones (from Michaels) and red and gold berries (from Michaels) and gathered them all up in the pot.   I set two of them by our front door and…

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Book Review: The Rent Collector by Cameron Wright

THE RENT COLLECTOR By: Cameron Wright Published:  August 27, 2012 **** Survival for Ki Lim and Sang Ly is a daily battle at Stung Meanchey, the largest municipal waste dump in all of Cambodia. They make their living scavenging recyclables from the trash. Life would be hard enough without the worry for their chronically ill…

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Book Review: The Christmas Star by Ace Collins

THE CHRISTMAS STAR By: Ace Collins Published:  October 1, 2012 **** Robert Reed gave his life for his country in the early days of World War II. His sacrifice was honored when his widow and son were presented with the Congressional Medal of Honor. Each Christmas the final decoration Madge Reed hangs on the family’s…

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So Thankful – Day 22 – Thanksgiving

November 22 Spending the day with family, remembering all our blessings, being thankful for the food before us and grateful for not having to cook or clean up after it has made this a wonderful Thanksgiving. I’m thankful for the many employees of Cracker Barrel who work very hard on Thanksgiving to provide such wonderful…

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So Thankful – Days 19, 20, and 21

November 19 Today while out running errands I came across two new candies….m&m white chocolate peppermint and Dove Promises peppermint bark. Um..yeah. I haven’t tried them yet, but I am pretty sure I’m going to love them. So, today I am thankful for candy/sweets. Sometimes they are just the thing you need to cheer you…

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Giveaway Winner: yurbuds earphones for women

True Random Number GeneratorMin: Max: Result:20Powered by RANDOM.ORG The winner of the yurbuds earphones is…………Laura Lane.Please check your email Laura and respond within 48 hours and I will ship these right out to you.Thanks to everyone for entering!

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A Little Monday Inspiration

Happiness is pushing your limits and watching them back down.   Taken from a New Balance advertisement If you are like me, sometimes I like to take the easy way out…with housework, cooking, parenting, and exercising.  But, when I do really push myself to accomplish the task in front of me….step outside of my box….really…

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So Thankful – Days 17 and 18

November 17 This morning as I leave my house early to watch our daughter play basketball and my husband leaves to coach our son’s basketball team, I was reminded of something I saw on Wednesday afternoon.  As Bennett and I were shopping at Dick’s Sporting Goods on Wednesday, a father and his 3 children were…

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