Category Archives: Books

Books I’ve read, am reading, want to read. Book reviews, recommendations. Home Ed books.

Burdens and Books…

So much for my plans to spend more time on this blog again! I received a text from a friend last night asking if I was alright.  I’d been quiet lately.  Yes, I am well.  Trying to stay busy.  Wanting … Continue reading

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Love and Discipline

Well! I’ve not really been here much! This year, my patron for the year is St Therese of Lisieux! My Little Flower! I kicked off the new year by using some iTunes gift cards to purchase the audiobook, “A Story … Continue reading

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Book Review: Little Star

Disclaimer: I was recently asked to review the children’s book, Little Star, by Anthony DeStefano. Mr. DeStefano sent a copy of the book for me to review. I have received no other compensation for this review and, as always, I … Continue reading

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Why God Matters – my review

I was invited to take part in a blog “book tour” to review the book, “Why God Matters: How to recognize Him in Daily Life” by Karina Lumbert Fabian and Deacon Steven Lumbert, a father-daughter duo.  The book is published … Continue reading

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Time to get it together

Yeah. It’s definitely time. Continue reading

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A Good Deal for You

If you’ve considered purchasing “Sex and the Marriage Covenant” by John Kippley, have I got a deal for you! (no, not a giveaway, sorry!) Continue reading

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Hungry Souls (a bit of a review)

I can’t remember where I first saw a reference to the book, Hungry Souls – Supernatural Visits, Messages and Warnings from Purgatory. I saw it mentioned in a few places and what I read was enough to make me decide … Continue reading

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The Better Part: A Christ-Centered Resource for Personal Prayer

One of the books I ordered on Monday arrived yesterday.  The book is:  The Better Part: A Christ-Centered Resource for Personal Prayer. It really looks like it is going to be a good book and a great tool for mental … Continue reading

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I Love Deliveries!

Yesterday, my sweet friend, Em. stopped by to deliver the yummiest truffles EVER!  I enjoyed them very much! And the mail man brought my new book!!!!  I received Fr. Dwight Longenecker’s “The Gargoyle Code” in the mail today.  I just … Continue reading

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An Usborne E-Show for Me!

You are invited to an Usborne Books eShow to explore the world of Usborne Books. A child’s interest in reading and learning is stimulated by the lavish illustrations and informative content. There are over 1300 bright, colorful and fun titles … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous

Here are a few things to share from my week:   Book! This was my favorite book when I was a young child.  For years I tried to remember the title, but it just escaped me!  GuitarGirl, TheBoy and I … Continue reading

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Advent Activities

Happy New Year!  The liturgical year begins anew today. We begin the year, as always, with longing and preparation for the birth of the Messiah.   I have some good news that you may not have heard! Kregel Publishing has … Continue reading

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Soon to be on My Needles

UPDATE: This is on hold until I can get… Dale of Norway’s Baby Ull yarn!  I could not get gauge with the other yarn.  It is the same weight, but the fiber is different and it just wasn’t knitting up … Continue reading

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Cherished and Chosen, Graced and Gifted, Rule!

                 I’ve had a blinding revelation.  If I don’t plan and make time for study, it won’t happen.  I need to study.  I need to dive into the Scriptures.  I need to dive into … Continue reading

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Wow!

The new B&N is huge.  I’ve never been in a bookstore that big before!  It was really nice.  I have to laugh, though…  I went in for one book… The Children’s Homer…. and they don’t have it!  Figures!  I’ve been … Continue reading

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