Movie Review: Babies

BABIES 2010 PG (cultural and maternal nudity) 78 Minutes Documentary filmmaker Thomas Balmes charts the simultaneous early development of four babies from different parts of the world, illustrating what makes human life unique, similar and precious wherever it occurs. Training his camera on newborns Hattie from San Francisco, Ponijao from Namibia, Bayarjargal from Mongolia and…
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Movie Review: VeggieTales Sweetpea Beauty: A Girl After God’s Own Heart

Our family watched the newest movie put out by Big Idea Productions in their VeggieTales line titled, SWEETPEA BEAUTY.  SWEETPEA BEAUTY involves many of our favorite fairy tales including Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and the Princess and the Pea all wrapped up into one story.  Once upon a time, there…
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Movie Review: Sex and the City 2

Yesterday I met my BFF, Tammy and we went to the movie SEX AND THE CITY 2.  We went to the first movie on opening day and LOVED it.  Unfortunately, it took us a couple of weeks to get our schedules arranged to get to this one.  Since it had been out, I had seen…
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Review: The Lovely Bones Movie

Last night I was finally able to see the movie The Lovely Bones.  I posted a review of the book The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold here.  This is not the type of movie that I can say was a “great” movie because of the subject matter.  This is a very disturbing story and was…
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Softlips Winners!

Softlips recently sent me more of their awesome products and I decided to share it with you. So, 3 winners have been chosen today rather than just one. The winners will receive an email from me today! Be sure to look for the Softlips brand of products in your local drugstore. Thanks so much for…
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CD Review: Live by Shawn Colvin

I recently won this CD from An Iowa Mom, a fellow blogger. You can find a link to her blog down the right side of my blog. So, thanks much to Wendy for sending this CD my way! On ITunes, Colvin is listed in the pop category, but I wouldn’t classify her in the same…
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My Sister’s Keeper Movie Review

I have been anxiously awaiting the debut of “My Sister’s Keeper”, the movie based of the novel by the same name by Jodi Picoult. I LOVED the book and couldn’t wait to see the movie. My friend, Tammy, and I planned to see it on opening night. Unfortunately, we were very disappointed. I would suppose…
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The Secret Life of Bees

I read this book quite awhile ago and truly enjoyed the book. Then on Friday, I went to the movie. WOW! If you loved the book, you will truly love the movie. Usually my typical line is “The book is always better than the movie”, but this time I think both were equally fabulous. The…
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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
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took

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