Monthly Archives: December 2011

It’s time to start ‘resolving”….

It’s that time of year to make New Years resolutions.  Eat right, exercise more, listen more fully, be a better mom.  You know the drill. But how about a resolution that’s a little different this year? This year I resolve … Continue reading

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I am preparing for the holiday by stocking the cabin with kids books

It’s cold.  It’s dark.  Yes, it’s winter in Minnesota.  That means it’s time to curl up with a good book.  Especially if you are at a cabin that has no TV or computer. So imagine my surprise when I was … Continue reading

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Sometimes you need a book that makes you laugh out loud…

It’s been a rough week over here. My daughter tore her ACL in a season ending injury, and it has been very emotional for both of us.  Sometimes, when you feel like crap, it’s good to read a book about … Continue reading

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My 5 favorite “recently published books” of 2011

Are you looking for stocking stuffers for that beloved reader in your life?  Just in case you are, I have put together my Top 5 “recently” published books of 2011. Actually, here is the fine print, all of these books were … Continue reading

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