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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

On 2/1 Laura O in AK wrote: Ever since I was little, I loved to read. That passion has stayed with me through the years and I try my best to have the boys join me in my love. Reading aloud to the boys has been a joy, although it pains me to see that some of the more beloved books show serious wear. I was thrilled to review the ... Let There Be Light ~ A Board Book on Creation for Kids

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5 Stars

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The Loving Kitchen

The Loving Kitchen

On 11/20 Laura O in AK wrote: This is a wonderful resource which melds stories with recipes. My biggest challenge has been incorporating some of the dishes into our family’s rotation. The recipes themselves are quite manageable, the bigger obstacle is picking which ones I most want to make. The section I enjoyed the absolute ... The Loving Kitchen by LeeAnn Rice

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5 Stars

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No Place Like Holmes

No Place Like Holmes

On 6/26 Laura O in AK wrote: When I was a teen, you would find me with a mystery in my hands more often than any other genre of book. Yes, I dabbled a bit in reading ‘romance’ or other popular books targeting my age range. But, I far preferred to check out an Agatha Christie novel than most of the popular literature of my ... Great book to ignite a love of mysteries

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5 Stars

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The Liturgical Year

The Liturgical Year

On 2/6 Laura O in AK wrote: When I first began reviewing books beyond homeschooling, it seemed like few offerings were Catholic books. So, I jumped at the opportunity to see what a Christian publisher had to offer with a nun (Joan Chittister, a Benedictine sister) doing the writing. The topic of the liturgical year is something ... The Liturgical Year, a review

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3 Stars

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The Least Among You (DVD)

The Least Among You (DVD)

On 10/27 Laura O in AK wrote: In the recent past, there have been more opportunities for family’s to view films made by Christians for Christians. Some are good, some not that great, and others could take down most mainstream pictures. The Least Among You might not go head to head with most mainstream pictures. However, it is ... Review ~ The Least Among You

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5 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/11 Laura O in AK wrote: I love the chance to read a good story with good moral example with the boys. BookSneeze has provided our family with the opportunity again. This short (40 pages), colorful book certainly may capture the attention of the younger children in your house. The illustrator did a wonderful job showing the ... The Boy Who Changed the World

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4 Stars

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Let's Do Lunch

Let's Do Lunch

On 8/22 Laura O in AK wrote: Anyone reading this blog knows that I’m back on the quest to be a healthier person. A healthy mom is always good for the family. Not having to shop in the plus sized department for all my clothes is a bonus. On this quest, I do periodically read through books on healthier eating, exercise or just ... Review ~ Let's Do Lunch

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4 Stars

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Lead Like Ike

Lead Like Ike

On 7/8 Laura O in AK wrote: Seeking a book that combines the steps others have taken with strategies to improve business dealings? Then, Lead Like Ike might be the book for you! This one caught my eye for a variety of reasons. First off, I have a MBA and love to read stories of management in action. Case studies were actually ... History, the Military and Business Stragety Merges into One

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4 Stars

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Friendship for Grown-Ups

Friendship for Grown-Ups

On 5/1 Laura O in AK wrote: Friendship for Grown-Ups: What I Missed and Learned Along the Way By Lisa Whelchel Book Description Former Facts of Life star Lisa Whelchel shares her experiences of growing up without true friends and how she learned to find and develop them as an adult through God's grace. Not many people can say they ... Book Review - Friendships for Grown-Ups

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4 Stars

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Combating the Commandment of Confusion

Combating the Commandment of Confusion

On 4/5 Laura O in AK wrote: Combating the Commandment of Confusion A Bibleman Live Adventure (DVD)Book DescriptionA dastardly villain plots to steal the armor of God.The Commandant of Confusion and his side kick, Chaos, interrupt the Bible Adventure Training Academy and steal the Bible Team’s secret weapon, which helps them put ... Review: Combating the Commandment of Confusion DVD

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3 Stars

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