Christmas

Merry Christmas!

I’m signing off for several days to focus on time with our family during the holiday season. Our two adult sons will be home at some point tomorrow and through the weekend. I’m looking forward to great food, lots of laughter, some family games, and many memories. Thanks for stopping by this year and I’ll…
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Children’s Book Review: Christmas, Here I Come! by D. J. Steinberg

A collection of poems celebrating Christmas including the excitement leading up to it and the big day itself.
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Children’s Book Review: Construction Site: Merry and Bright by Sherri Duskey Rinker

All the construction vehicles are pitching in to get the construction site ready for Christmas in this interactive board book.
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Children’s Book Review: Robin Robin by Dan Ojari and Mikey Please

Robin, adopted by a mouse family, just wants to be good at gathering crumbs like they are. Read the book AND watch the Netflix special on November 27.
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Children’s Book Review: A Christmas Too Big by Colleen Madden

Kerry feels her family's Christmas is too big. When she visits her neighbor, Mrs. Flores, she is reminded Christmas is really about spending time with the people you love.
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Books that Came My Way in October 2021

My monthly round-up of books that came my way in October of 2021 including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books.
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Children’s Book Review: My Christmas Wish for You by Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar

Every star in the sky on Christmas Eve is a wish made by someone. Finding joy in the big and little things at Christmas and sharing it with others is what makes Christmas special.
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Book Review: Home for the Holidays by Sara Richardson

Three sisters return to their aunt's inn over Christmas and find they all need a new focus in life. Refreshing the Juniper Inn and hosting the Christmas festival away from their chaotic lives is just what they need.
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Closing out 2020 – Savoring the Season

Closing out 2020 here on the blog and looking forward to 2021.
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Children’s Book Review: Comet the Unstoppable Reindeer by Jim Benton

Comet the reindeer has to stay behind on Christmas Eve due to an injury, but he may be the only one who can save Christmas!
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Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Wave
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took


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