From My Family to Yours – Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Archive for December 2014

Merry Christmas to You

Merry Christmas to each one of you.  I hope you have time for extra snuggles and laughter,  receive lots of hugs, and feel the joy of the holiday season. She will give birth to a son,  and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins. -Matthew…

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X Out Review

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for X Out. I received samples of X Out to facilitate my review and a thank you item for participating. As a mom of two teenage boys, I was anxious to check out the new product made especially for teens in their battle against acne. In…

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Book Review: Little Things Long Remembered By Susan Newman, PhD

LITTLE THINGS LONG REMEMBERED Making Your Children Feel Special Every Day By: Susan Newman, PhD Published: October 1, 2014 Publisher: Iron Gate Press Non-Fiction As part of the iRead book tour, I’m sharing my thoughts on a great book that every parent should have in their stocking this year. For more stops on the tour…

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Book Review: The Story of Fester Cat By Paul Magrs

THE STORY OF FESTER CAT How One Remarkable Cat Changed Two Men’s Lives By: Paul Magrs Published: November 4, 2014 Publisher: Berkley Trade Paperback Memoir Fester Cat spends the first twelve years of his life living on the streets in Levenshulme, Manchester. Knowing Paul and his partner, Jeremy live in this delightful neighborhood with a…

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Product Review: Superior Selections Original Water Crackers

I have been reviewing products for BEST CHOICE Brands for the last several months.  In the past I have compared their product to a similar brand-name product and offered my opinion on which one our family liked better. This time I am just trying out a Best Choice product and letting you know what I…

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Books That Came My Way in November

I subbed a large number of days in October and November, so my reading has had to take a back seat to the rest of my commitments and responsibilities. I only committed to one review in December and one in January, but I will be bringing you a few more.  I am much pickier about…

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Book Review: Every Valley: Advent with the Scriptures of Handel’s Messiah

EVERY VALLEY Advent with the Scriptures of Handel’s Messiah Forward by: Albert L Blackwell Compiled by: Jessica Miller Kelley Published: September 26, 2014 Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press Non-Fiction/Christian/Devotional It has been years since I have heard Handel’s Messiah or seen it performed live. It is one of the most beautiful musical and spiritual pieces…

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