Fun Sewing Projects for your Kitchen in the new book “Stitching for the Kitchen” by @GooseberryPatch


I received a very neat book to review.  It is Stitching for the Kitchen from Gooseberry Patch.  It has over 30 fairly simple projects to decorate your kitchen and they include: napkins tablecloths runners potholders trivets warmers totes organizers sweet aprons (form Mom and Daughter)      Not only does each project have detailed, easy to… 

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Hillary McKay’s Lulu Book Series Blog Tour

Lulu Series Book 3

  Thanks everybody for stopping by today, I am glad to be part of the Hilary McKay Blog Tour!  There are two books already released and a delight to read; Lulu and the Duck in the Park  and Lulu and the Dog by the Sea .  These two chapter books are perfect for young readers and my eight year… 

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“A Perfect Pet for Peyton” Children’s book Giveaway – 2 Copies

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“A Perfect Pet for Peyton” follows Twins Peyton and Penny on their fantastic birthday trip to “Mr. Chapman’s Pet Pal Emporium”. Peyton is beyond excited for his “perfect pet” but learns he must be patient. This beautifully illustrated book also takes you on with bright, vivid colors and hidden details in each picture. Together the… 

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“Six Weeks To OMG” Book Review & win a copy.

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I have been around long enough to see all kinds of diet crazes and weight loss epiphanies to last a life time.  I know the human body is the same but very different for everyone, what works for half the population may not work for the other half. So here I sit reviewing yet another weight… 

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Role Mommy Book Club – “The God Box”

I often wonder what legacy am I leaving my children? What touching moment, event or memory will they think of? Do they know just how much I will always love and care for them? After her Mother’s death, Mary Lou Quinlan, author of “The God Box” found ten boxes filled with prayers to God; Prayers for family… 

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What does allowance teach our children?

Listening to money

As I sit here about to hand out my kids’ allowance I wonder am I teaching them the right lessons.  What good is it doing them?  Other than helping Mommy out with some cash of course I didn’t receive allowance growing up, Mom couldn’t afford it.  If she could have what would it have taught… 

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52 Creative Projects for the year!


There are days when I want to start a project, something different and something creative. So when I was asked to review the following book, I was more than happy to check it out. I love arts and crafts off all kinds, seems like everyone in our family is creative, but even the most creative… 

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“Hannah and the Talking Tree” by Elke Weiss

“Hannah and the Talking Tree” gives us a different view of the world and tells a story from another side.  This is a beautifully illustrated book by Elke Weiss and it introduces us to Hannah and how you don’t need big ears to hear what’s going on in the world around you; you just have… 

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