An Hour Unspent: a FIVE star review

  This historical fiction series by Roseanna M. White is phenomenal and I am so glad I stumbled upon it. When the book hit my mailbox I had no idea it was the third in the series so I set immediately to reading the first two. A Name Unknown and A Song Unheard are the […]

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The Courageous Journey: a book review

This Courageous Journey is engaging, interesting, and while true to the historical fiction style I love, it also had a fresh and different tone to it. Misty M. Beller has written the Heart of the Mountains series, and while I haven’t read the first three books I thoroughly enjoyed this one on it’s own and […]

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The Christmas Prayer: a fiction review

Yes it is not even October and I’m reading The Christmas Prayer by Wanda E. Brunsetter. Boy did Brunsetter not disappoint. I never rush through fall as it is truly my most favorite season, but when given the chance to read this story I couldn’t resist “getting in the spirit” just a bit early this year. […]

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Crack Yourself Up: a kids joke book review

When given the chance to review this joke book for kids, Crack Yourself Up by Sandy Silverthore, I jumped at the chance immediately. My eldest recently entered kindergarten and is on the verge of reading. Additionally this summer two of his dearest buddies started to teach him the art of the joke, puns in particular. And […]

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Zucchini Banana Bread

Fall is here and I have all the feels. Truly as soon as school starts I get in the baking and soup mood. So today I honored that by whipping up some of my favorite Zuppa Toscana soup, tossing some apples in the Crock-Pot for fresh applesauce, and making these zucchini banana muffins. The kids love […]

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The Hidden Village: Audiobook Review

The Hidden Village by Imogen Matthews accompanied me through the last few weeks as I have transitioned my family to a new home. As an audiobook it resonated in my ears and heart while I packed, cleaned, and unpacked our family. It really was a delightful and engaging story. That may seem like a strange […]

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Always Enough, Never Too Much: Devotional Review

I can’t tell you how many times I have felt like I was not enough or simply too much. What an interesting juxtaposition of two opposing feelings. Whether it was standards and expectations of the world or my own internal ones, there are countless times were one of those sentiments has crept in and whispered […]

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