Monthly Archives: August 2012

Listen to Your Body

Catherine here! I have a question for all the parents reading this post, especially ones with children who have food allergies. How did you find out that your child was allergic to peanuts, gluten, dairy, etc.? I came across an interesting … Continue reading

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Everything I never Wanted to Be by Dina Kucera

Cynthia here! Today’s recommendation is a memoir about a family with addictions.  Sadly, I believe this topic isn’t irrelevant but hits home for a lot of families out there.  This is a great book about one woman’s journey and how she has learned … Continue reading

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Bats at the Beach

Stacy here! In keeping with the beach theme as a farewell to summer, today I’m recommending Bats at the Beach.  Bats at the Beach was a gift from JT’s Aunt Jen.  The story is just enchanting.  It turns a family … Continue reading

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Paranormalcy by Kiersten White

Cynthia here! Today, Ben and I are headed down to Cincinnati with our good friend John to cheer on the Reds as they take on the St. Louis Cardinals (John is not cheering for the Reds, but I’m sure by the … Continue reading

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God is great. Protein is good. And people are crazy!

Catherine here! Have you ever heard the song “People are Crazy” performed by Billy Currington? Bobby Braddock and Troy Jones are the mastermind writers behind this song, and ever since I heard it back in the summer of 2009 its … Continue reading

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Mr. Gator Hits the Beach

Stacy here! You know those places that get into your soul?  A song, a smell, a certain color of nail polish will take you back to that place?  When you close your eyes to imagine serenity, you end up in … Continue reading

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A Modern Witch Series by Debora Geary

Cynthia here! I know a lot of people are going back to school this week and I pray you have a great start to your school year!  With the busy schedule in mind, today I am recommending the following series … Continue reading

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Memories and Blueberry Scones

Catherine here! Today I am going to tell you about one of my favorite people in the entire world. My grandmother, Ginger Mallette (or Memama, as we grandkids call her), is one of the sweetest, most hilarious, and inspiring women … Continue reading

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Berry baskets

Stacy here!  By the time I show you how to line these berry baskets into girly giftables, I will have highlighted MANY of my personality flaws along the way.  Let’s just agree to embrace imperfection, ok? As Catherine has pointed … Continue reading

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Our copy of the book Fortunately came from a church rummage sale.  It cost about a quarter.  I think JT was just a baby.  But I knew that this was a story that we’d need on our bookshelf. In the … Continue reading

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