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Showing posts from January, 2014

The Redcoats Are Coming by Marianne Hering

The following post contains some advertisement for publisher. "If they capture you, they can hang you for treason," Paul Revere said. Join cousins Patrick and Beth on a patriotic adventure set in 1775, Concord, Massachusetts. They have a simple mission: to deliver a letter to Paul Revere. They arrive just in time to meet founding fathers John Hancock and Samuel Adams. They also meet a teen girl named Sybil. She's collecting musket balls for the Patriots and is on the lookout for Loyalist spies.

Food Art - Homeschooling Fun

Do you ever drool over those TV food commercials? This week our homeschool group learned a bit about the "art" of culinary photography and how they stage those delicious looking foods for magazines and TV. Since my youngest daughter was sick on Monday, we had to miss our co-op, but we did not miss out on the FUN!

Distressed by Rebecca Qualls - Review

I received this book from the author in exchange for my review. The following post contains author / book promotion. "In my distress I called to the Lord; I cried to my God for help. From His temple He heard my voice, my cry came before Him into his ears."   Psalm 18:6 The medal around his neck says he's a hero. But Officer Driscoll Parks knows the truth. He's saved lives; but there were others. Faces he'd like to forget. Realities he can't escape. Can he ignore the memories of the ones he didn't save.  His wife Alex wonders what happened to the man she married. How can she love, or even live with, the critical and angry man

The Emotionally Destructive Marriage by Leslie Vernick

How do you recognize if you are in a toxic marriage or simply one that needs a little work? The following post contains some advertisement. This book was provided to me in exchange for my review. Something HAS to Change... You can’t put it into words, but something is happening to you. Your stomach churns, your heart aches, and the tension in your marriage is making you feel weary and a little crazy. The constant criticism, disrespect, cruelty, deceit, and gross indifference are eroding your confidence and breaking your spirit. For any woman caught in an emotionally destructive marriage,

Organizing Your Prayer Closet by Gina Duke

The FTC requires disclosure on advertisement in this post. I received this book in exchange for reviewing it. A New Life-changing Way to Pray This is a book about prayer, a devotional, a journal and an organizer in one resource! A few things you will learn from “Organizing Your Prayer Closet” — How to: • Offer up meaningful worship • Grow Spiritually by overcoming sin • Hear God with clarity • Experience the pleasure of obedience • Become a proactive Ambassador of Christ • Discern God’s calling for your life • Remember prayer requests • Learn how to pray with scripture, and • Develop faith and confidence in the Sovereignty of God.

The One Year My Princess Devotions by Karen Whiting

The FTC requires a disclosure to advertising in the following post. Princesses are a big attraction for most girls, especially preschoolers and early readers. The One Year My Princess Devotions is written for early readers and preschoolers. Each devotion sheds light on how the reader is a princess—a daughter of God, the King. The devotions also emphasize how little princesses should

Memory's Door by James L Rubart - Review

FTC requires disclosure of advertising links in the following post. The prophecy brought them together. But the Wolf has risen, and now their greatest battle begins. The four members of Warriors Riding have learned to wage war in the supernatural, to send their spirits inside people’s souls, to battle demonic forces, and to bring deep healing to those around them. But their leader Reece is struggling with the loss of his sight. Brandon is being stalked at his concerts by a man in the shadows. Dana’s career is threatening to

Sex and the Single Christian Girl by Marian Jordan Ellis

Disclosure: The following post contains some advertisement. Can purity survive real-world temptation? "True love waits"--but what exactly are you waiting for? After all, we're constantly bombarded with Hollywood's idea of romance--that sex is no big deal, that everyone is doing it, that it's the only path to a happy ending. Maybe you've even begun to wonder, What am I missing? Is the wait really worth it?   Marian Jordan Ellis has been there. She knows the pitfalls of giving in to temptation--but also the blessings of God's best found in waiting after she committed herself to Christ and to sexual purity. Now, from one Christian woman to another, she hopes to spare you from the heartache of sexual sin and instead point you toward God's best.