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The Berenstain Bears’ Country Cookbook

The Berenstain Bears’ Country Cookbook

On 5/28 happylhomemaker wrote: So a few months ago, we received a copy of the Berenstain Bears Country Cookbook from the publisher. When it first came in and I started looking through the recipes, I wasn’t super impressed. But I was really won over by the time we finished reviewing. First of all, it’s enjoyable to look at. Every ... Berenstain Bears Country Cookbook (for Kids) {Book Review}

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4 Stars

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Motivate Your Child

Motivate Your Child

On 3/4 happylhomemaker wrote: One of the biggest areas I struggle in is parenting. I never feel like I know what I’m doing. I’m impatient and lazy and once they start having their own will AND ability, I am lost. I’m too lazy to be super strict, but I can’t get into the super “attachment parenting” thing either. I’ve ... Speak to Your Child's Heart

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4 Stars

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The Legend of the Candy Cane

The Legend of the Candy Cane

On 11/10 happylhomemaker wrote: My kids are in HEAVEN because we’ve had several Christmas books to review. In our house, there is a rule that daddy & I do not read “out of season” books. They were extra excited to see The Legend of the Candy Cane hit our bookshelf! The Legend of the Candy Cane we received was in board book ... Another Christmas Classic for Your Holiday Library

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5 Stars

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Adventure Bible for Early Readers, NIrV

Adventure Bible for Early Readers, NIrV

On 7/31 happylhomemaker wrote: Recently I requested a copy of the NIrV Adventure Bible for Early Readers from Book Look Bloggers. I know that this is not a Catholic Children’s Bible, but I’ve reviewed one of those and it’s not perfect either. My 6.5 year old is starting to be a fairly proficient reader and it would be nice ... NIrV Adventure Bible for Early Readers {Book Review}

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3 Stars

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The Nesting Place

The Nesting Place

On 5/28 happylhomemaker wrote: Do you feather your nest? Are you a DIY queen? A bargain hunter? Or is it so overwhelming that you don’t even try? I like to decorate, but I never read home decor blogs; their style is just to cluttered for me. If you want to decorate but want freedom to be you, The Nesting Place: It Doesn’t Have ... The Nesting Place

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4 Stars

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Pirates on the Farm

Pirates on the Farm

On 3/27 happylhomemaker wrote: So you know we are huge Pirate fans around here, right? We have pirate costumes for every size & gender in the house (except Bones & I and its on the list) and International Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19) is full-fledged Pirate week for school and in play. So when I had the opportunity to review ... Pirates on a Farm

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4 Stars

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She's Twelve Going on Twenty

She's Twelve Going on Twenty

On 10/17 happylhomemaker wrote: When I requested She’s Twelve Going on Twenty: Nurturing Your Daughter Through the Tween Years from the publisher, I was thinking it would be good to get a head start on my 5-going-on-15 year old. And truthfully, I have a few years to go before its really useful. She’s Twelve Going on Twenty is ... She’s Twelve Going on Twenty {Book Review}

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3 Stars

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A Hopeful Heart

A Hopeful Heart

On 7/11 happylhomemaker wrote: As we were awaiting our new little bundle, I had so neatly tied up so many loose ends that I got bored. When I get bored, I start looking for things to do — and things to read. It had been awhile since I reviewed any fiction and so I logged in to my reviewer panels looking for a book to read since ... A Hopeful Heart {Book Review}

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4 Stars

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Fasting

Fasting

On 4/11 happylhomemaker wrote: I was intrigued to read the book Fasting by Scot McKnight from Thomas Nelson. When I picked it up I was thinking about Lent, and even though I cannot fast right now (nursing all that), I was interested in the possibilities of adding this to my spiritual arsenal. After reading The Liturgical Year(see ... Good intro to subject

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3 Stars

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The Liturgical Year Hardcover

The Liturgical Year Hardcover

On 10/21 happylhomemaker wrote: I have finally finished the book The Liturgical Year: The Spiraling Adventure of the Spiritual Life – The Ancient Practices Series by Joan Chittister.   I must confess that I started it last year and just couldn’t get through it until recently.   There is something missing in it and I am unable to put ... Book Review – The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister

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1 Stars

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Plain Promise

Plain Promise

On 11/13 happylhomemaker wrote: Plain Promise, by Beth Wiseman, is the third in a series called Daughters of the Promise.   This is a lovely book about an Amish woman, Sadie, whose husband has passed away.   Her life is turned upside down when a wealthy Englischer named Kade, rents a cottage on her property.   Sadie is inexplicably drawn to him ... Book Review - Plain Promise

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4 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/12 happylhomemaker wrote: Thomas Nelson sent me a pre-release copy of Fearless by Max Lucado.   I’ve heard a lot about him but have never read one of his books (unless you count children’s books).   In this book, Max addresses various commonly held fears such as not mattering, worst-case scenarios, the coming ... Book Review - Fearless by Max Lucado

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2 Stars

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Read and Share Toddler Bible

Read and Share Toddler Bible

On 9/3 happylhomemaker wrote: The Read and Share Toddler Bible is a beautiful book that would be a perfect gift for a little one for Baptism, Christmas or Easter.    It’s small size (appox. 7 x 6) is great for little hands to hold and the pages are thick and sturdy.   It’s probably not suitable for VERY small children, but ... Book Review - Read & Share Toddler Bible by Gwen Ellis

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4 Stars

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God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

On 7/14 happylhomemaker wrote: God’s Little Princess Devotional Bible is a beautiful and enchanting little book written by Sheila Walsh (of Women of Grace fame) to make God accessible to little girls ages 4-7.   Each devotional has a small reading from the International Children’s Bible and then pulls a virtue from the ... Book Review - God’s Little Princess Devotional Bible by Sheila Walsh

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5 Stars

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