When God Made You: a children’s book review

Finding a children’s book that is this beautifully written and reflectively illustrated is a rare treat.  I not only love the quality of the  product and the vivid, colorful printing;  but even more importantly the story of self-assurance, sense of self and others, and the truth that we are loved by God. This book is […]

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Nothing to Prove

  This will really be a two-part post. The review of Nothing to Prove by Jennie Allen and my own personal reflections and journey with this idea of having “nothing to prove.” The truth is I totally wanted to give this book a negative review. You might wonder why… I kind of even do too… […]

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31 Verses to Write On Your Heart: a book review

31 Verses to Write On Your Heart by Liz Curtis Higgs  is such a wonderful resource. I have determined to memorize more Scripture this year and this book was a fabulous place to start. It is a wonderful combination of tried and true, familiar verses coupled with many that were less familiar to me. Higgs breaks the verses […]

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Together at the Table: Book Review

Together at the Table by Hillary Manton Lodge is a book for the foodie romantics out there! The third in the “Two Blue Doors” series does not disappoint.  It’s a beautiful culmination of Juliette’s story as the details unfold and finally come together.  Getting to see all the ends tied up as Juliette travels to Italy and […]

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Food with Friends: Cookbook Review

There are no two things I love more. Food and friends. So all it took for me to want this book in my hands immediately was the title and tag line. And then it arrived. I didn’t know a cookbook could be so fun! This incredible cookbook Food with Friends: the art of simple gatherings […]

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Home Cooked: A GIVEAWAY

Thanks to Blogging for Books I was able to GIVEAWAY a copy of Home Cooked an incredible cookbook I recently reviewed to one of my Inspiration Clothesline readers. Mallory recently had her fourth and final babe. A little boy. And boy did he arrive in a beautiful entrance at our local Salmonberry Birth Center. I […]

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Home Cooked: Cookbook Review

Home Cooked by Anya Fernald with Jessica Battilana is beautifully written, and a perfect balance of food and story. Perfect for the “foodie” in your life.”  It is one of the most beautiful cookbooks I have ever seen. Inspirational is truly the word that comes to mind. The photography actually does the beautiful artistry of food and cooking justice, […]

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A Cookbook Reivew of “Seven Spoons”

We love to cook! So I was thrilled when I got the chance through Blogging for Books to review a cookbook. A beautiful cookbook at that! Seven Spoons by Tara O’Brady is one of those cookbooks you want to pour over like a novel. It’s simply beautiful. The photographs, although a bit scarce for my […]

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Not By Sight: Book Review

It took me longer to read this one, but not because the book itself was not well written or intriguing. As the Summer (of reading) has progressed I found myself neck deep in books and for this one I just couldn’t justify the “pleasure reading” as often with two little ones running around.     […]

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Cooking with the C's

Inspiration.recipe and book review rolled into one. Not to mention an afternoon activity during “the witching hour” that is a favorite past time for me and the C’s…. I’m reviewing “Seven Spoons” by Tara O’Brady. And dove right into my first recipe the day I got it in the mail. 🙂 I can tell you […]

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