Only You: A Summery Romance

 

Only You: A Summery Romance

Only You by Denise Grover Swank

 

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I admit it; I love romance novels. Sound the alarms! After all, romance novels are not usually listed among the world’s most esteemed pieces of literature (even though they can tell us a lot about different cultures’ romantic ideals), and several of them certainly do lack quality writing or unique plot elements. But I love them anyway, whether they’re historical Westerns or simplistic contemporary novels–and I’m certainly not the only one who does–so I was thrilled to receive an Advance Reading Copy of Denise Grover Swank’s new book Only You as a reviewer!… [read more]

The Joy of Less

Chicken Soup for the Soul The Joy of Less by Amy Newmark

Series: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Paperback: 400 pages
Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul (April 19, 2016)
Language: English

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Less: 101 Stories about Having More by Simplifying Our Lives by Amy Newmark, with Brooke Burke-Charvet, came into my life at just the perfect time. Four years ago a tornado destroyed my family’s home, sucking up and spiriting away many of our belongings in the process. Much of what was left became water-logged due to the several days of rain that followed. We acted fast and were able to salvage a few dozen plastic totes and some trash bags full of possessions and a few pieces of heavy furniture that escaped the F3 tornado winds and the huge tree that was uprooted and catapulted through my kitchen. Our home, 2,200+ square feet worth of living space filled with personal possessions was suddenly, abruptly reduced to about the size of a couple of storage units. [read more]

How I Spoil My Mom

How I Spoil My Mom
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When I can, I enjoy spoiling my mom!  I treat her to a beautiful handbag full of goodies!  In return, she loves her gift bag. Snacking and eating good food is something that the whole house enjoys doing.  Here is how I spoil my mom, perfect for Mother’s Day or year round!

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A Royal Night Out

A Royal Night Out

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Twentieth Century Fox has released a new movie on DVD and Digital HD, A Royal Night Out, available today. Anyone who loves romantic comedies, stories based on historical events and the British royal family will enjoy this cinematic offering…. [read more]

Inspiring Strategic Thinking in Young Children

Inspiring Strategic Thinking in Young Children

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My son became a preschooler this year and so much has changed! He is full of questions as he explores the world around him. At preschool, he soaks up everything like a sponge and is always hungry to learn something new.

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Some Women

Some Women

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Some Women
By Emily Liebert

I rarely have time to sit down to read anymore. When I look back on my Facebook posts, I used to read all the time when I first started blogging. These days, I have so much going on with family, blog work, managing my review team and trying to find time for fitness, I’m having a hard time justifying just sitting down to read.

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5 Things I Like About Myself

5 Things I Like About Myself

Have you thought about what you like about yourself? Do you value yourself? Here is my list of 5 Things I Like About Myself! What would your list be?

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5 Things I Am Grateful For

5 Things I Am Grateful For

Have you ever thought about what you are grateful for? I am always thankful and grateful for what we do have. There are many other people worse off than we are, so I do appreciate our life. We are in no way rich or well off financially. Here are things that I am grateful for. I am not by any means trying to sound like I am bragging. I am truly thankful for everything. What would your list look like?

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A Letter To My Son

A Letter To My Son

Have you ever wanted to write a letter to someone special in your life? After my brother passed away, I wrote a letter to him. I put one copy in his pocket, so it is buried with him. I also have a copy for myself.

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My Ideal Day Off Would Look Like This

My Ideal Day Off Would Look Like This

What does an ideal day off look like?

That is my question to you.

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