winter

Children’s Book Review: First Snow By Nancy Viau – Books as Gifts

Books make the best gifts. I may be a little biased, but I love giving books as gifts. I think they offer a personal connection. You are either saying, I loved this book and I think you will too. Or, I know you love cats, science, history, etc so I thought this would be a…
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What’s Saving My Life Right Now

Even in winter, we still get glorious sunsets out our back door. I just don’t always step out in the cold to take a photo. This one was from October.  Tomorrow is the half-way point of winter. I’m joining with other bloggers to knock out those winter doldrums and share what is helping me get…
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What is Saving My Life Right Now

Today is the halfway point of winter. If you live where it is sunny and warm….then you likely aren’t struggling through the days like the rest of us hoping for a peek at the sun and maybe a day with temperatures above 30 degrees. Here in Iowa, the last few weeks have been foggy, dreary,…
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Wintertime

Even though I am sick of cold, snow and winter, this quote and photo brought a smile to my face. I took this photo after one of our snow storms this winter. Winter is full of some of my favorite comfort foods: chili, potato soup, and lasagna. Winter is a time for extra snuggles on…
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Children’s Book Review: Snowman’s Story By Will Hillenbrand

SNOWMAN’S STORY By: Will Hillenbrand Published: November 18, 2014 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction When our boys were little, they received the book GOOD DOG, CARL from my sister. I remember flipping through the pages and thinking, “Where are the words?”. Then the first time I “read” it to our son, I realized what a treasure…
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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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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
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