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Book Review: Locked

  Locked by Eva Morgan Goodreads Summary: When eighteen-year-old Irene Adler meets her new neighbor, the gorgeous, brilliant, and arrogant Sherlock Holmes, she never expects him to be the one to make her feel like life is worth living again. Ever since her sister’s death, she’s been addicted to risk-taking as a way to deal […]

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Book Review: The Witch’s Daughter

  The Witch’s Daughter by Paula Brackston Goodreads Summary: My name is Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith, and my age is three hundred and eighty-four years. Each new settlement asks for a new journal, and so this Book of Shadows begins. In the spring of 1628, the Witchfinder of Wessex finds himself a true Witch. As Bess […]

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Monday Musings

Right this minute we just arrived home from picking up the girls and an outing to HEB.  It’s more walking than I’ve done in a while, so now I’m sitting here resting. Feeling much better than I was this time last week.  I still get tired easily and can’t drive yet, but am definitely making progress. Reading The […]

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Book Review: A Little Bit Wicked

A Little Bit Wicked: Love, Life and Faith in Stages by Kristen Chenoweth Goodreads Summary: You might know her as a Tony Award-winning Broadway star, who originated the role of Galinda the Good Witch in the smash musicalWicked and won a Tony for 1999’s You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Or you may recognize her […]

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Book Review: Fangirl

  Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Goodreads Summary: From the author of the New York Times bestseller Eleanor & Park. A coming-of-age tale of fan fiction, family and first love. Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan… But for Cath, being a fan is her life—and she’s really […]

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Monday Musings

So, I sit.  Two weeks ago (tomorrow) I had major surgery, so sitting without much pain is actually quite the accomplishment.  Standing and being up and about are another matter entirely.  I’m not quite there yet.  But for two weeks out, I’m feeling pretty good. I am so grateful for both my friends and church […]

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Book Review: Daddy-Long-Legs

Daddy Long Legs by Jean Webster Goodreads Summary: Bright and lively Judy Abbott is an orphan who dreams of escaping the drudgery of her life at the John Grier Home. One day she receives a marvelous opportunity—a wealthy male benefactor has agreed to fund her higher education. In return, Judy must keep him informed about […]

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Book Review: Against the Grain

Against the Grain: Extraordinary gluten-free recipes made from real, all-natural ingredients by Nancy Cain Goodreads Summary: The definitive handbook on gluten-free baking–with revolutionary recipes made from whole-foods, no fakes or chemicals required –from the owner of Against the Grain Gourmet, the popular line of all-natural gluten-free baked goods. Nancy Cain came to gluten-free baking simply […]

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Book Review: The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride by William Goldman Goodreads Summary: A tale of true love and high adventure, pirates, princesses, giants, miracles, fencing, and a frightening assortment of wild beasts – The Princess Bride is a modern storytelling classic. As Florin and Guilder teeter on the verge of war, the reluctant Princess Buttercup is devastated by the […]

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Celebrate Every Mom!

Mothers’ Day is fast approaching.  We were contacted by ProFlowers to write an article about celebrating our favorite moms!  Not only did they send me this beautiful arrangement, which I brought with me to have something cheery in my hospital room: They also generously sent three additional arrangements to some of my favorite moms!  I wanted […]

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