Children’s Book Review: There Once Was A Man from the USA – 50 State Limericks

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Children’s Book Review: There Once Was A Man from the USA – 50 State Limericks

THERE ONCE WAS A MAN FROM THE USA 50 State Limericks By:  Joshua Kraushar Illustrated By: Victoria Weiss Children’s Non-Fiction This book includes a collection of limericks about each of the fifty states.  Dictionary.com states a limerick as “a kind of humorous verse of five lines, in which the first, second, and fifth lines rhyme with each other, andthe third and fourth lines, which are shorter, form a rhymed couplet.” Some of the limericks directly relate to the state mentioned and others connect to each other.…

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The Fault In Our Stars Movie

Back in October, I finally had the opportunity to read THE FAULT IN OUR STARS by John Green.  Three months later I am still thinking about the characters and the lessons learned from two teenagers.  Check out the link to my review, HERE. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS is one of several books coming out…

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Book Review: While We Were Watching Downton Abbey By Wendy Wax

WHILE WE WERE WATCHING DOWNTON ABBEY By: Wendy Wax Published:  April 2, 2013 Mass Market Paperback: December 31, 2013 Fiction As a huge fan of “Downton Abbey”, I was curious to see what this book was all about.  Even though I have heard of Wendy Wax, I haven’t read any of her books, but will…

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Book Review: Organic Beauty With Essential Oil By Rebecca Park Totilo

ORGANIC BEAUTY WITH ESSENTIAL OIL For Natural Skin Care, Hair Care and Bath and Body Products By: Rebecca Park Totilo Published: January 13, 2013 Non-Fiction This review is part of a book tour with Virtual Author Book Tours.  For more reviews on the ORGANIC BEAUTY tour, click HERE. Essential oils and their use have increased…

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Read Divergent By Veronica Roth Together Before the Movie

DIVERGENT By: Veronica Roth Published:  February 28, 2012 Fiction I’ve been wanting to check out this series and our son is already on the second book, INSURGENT.  So, if I am going to take him to the movie version of DIVERGENT, I certainly need to read the book first. BOOK-ALICIOUS MAMA is offering a read-along on…

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A Little Monday Inspiration

I haven’t posted one of these for awhile.  I hope this gets your week off to a great start! It’s supposed to be hard.  If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it.  The hard is what makes it great! Tom Hanks in A League of Their Own This quote can apply to so many things…

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Book Spotlight: While We Were Watching Downton Abbey By Wendy Wax

WHILE WE WERE WATCHING DOWNTON ABBEY By: Wendy Wax Published:  April 2, 2013 Mass Market Paperback: December 31, 2013 Fiction Many women are spending their Sunday nights watching Downton Abbey and I am one of them.  I’ve been reading WHILE WE WERE WATCHING DOWNTON ABBEY by Wendy Wax and even though I am not quite…

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Our Trip Home

This last Friday, my mom and our daughter traveled with me to Northern Minnesota.  Our main purpose was for me to meet my newest Great-Niece, Isla.  She was born in November and this was my first opportunity to get away and see her.  Since we had a long weekend, we took the opportunity to go.…

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