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Fierce Faith

Fierce Faith

On 1/19 Whitney Jordan wrote: I finished Fierce Faith by Alli Worthington this week and loved it. I'm a big fan of hers after reading Breaking Busy last year. She's a great writer and she is very relatable. She's a busy mom of 5 boys. I love her advice, her wisdom and her perspective. She really has a compelling story for developing ... Very Relevant Today

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5 Stars

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A Life Beyond Amazing

A Life Beyond Amazing

On 1/5 Whitney Jordan wrote: I just finished A Life Beyond Amazing by Dr David Jeremiah. It was the perfect book to read to kick off the new year. I appreciated his insight on the source of true joy, thankfulness, generosity and compassion. His writing is very compelling and motivating. All of his suggestions are simple things ... Compelling & Motivating

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5 Stars

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A Simplified Life

A Simplified Life

On 12/15 Whitney Jordan wrote: It's a great book for women of all ages and stages of life. I loved Emily's first book Grace, Not Perfection and this second book is even better than the first. The book contains beautiful candid shots of Ley's family and real life moments around her house. The chapters are filled with practical advice ... A Simplified Life

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5 Stars

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God Bless My Family

God Bless My Family

On 11/22 Whitney Jordan wrote: We just got God Bless My Family by Hannah C Hall this week. We are big fans of the God Bless My series and own several of the books. My kids enjoyed this book filled with a variety of dogs and dog families. It's the first book in the series with all of the animals being the same. We usually enjoy ... Sweet Family Connections

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4 Stars

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Sacred Rest

Sacred Rest

On 11/19 Whitney Jordan wrote: I recently got Sacred Rest: Finding the Sabbath in the Everyday by Cheryl Wunderlich and am loving it. The book is beautiful and the daily devotions are so relatable. There is something to take away from every day and the book really inspires you to have a restful routine. There are Bible verses to ... Inspires a Restful Routine

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5 Stars

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Perennials

Perennials

On 11/14 Whitney Jordan wrote: I am SO excited to tell you about this new book Perennials by Julie Cantrell. This book is probably my favorite book I've read all year. It was very good! The characters are so relatable and very easy to love or hate. You feel so invested in their lives, their stories and their families. I loved ... Full of Life Lessons & Charm

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5 Stars

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Capital Gaines

Capital Gaines

On 11/3 Whitney Jordan wrote: I read Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff by Chip Gaines this week and LOVED it. I'm a big fan of Chip and Jo, Fixer Upper and their Magnolia brand. I read their book The Magnolia Story and learned so many new things about their family and their business in this book. Chip is ... Great Advice on Family, Marrige & Business

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5 Stars

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Be the Gift

Be the Gift

On 10/27 Whitney Jordan wrote: I finished reading Be The Gift by Ann Voskamp and loved it. The pages are filled with thought provoking messages to inspire you to do things to bless others. It's motivating, inspirational and compelling. I loved the message, the beautiful photography throughout and the list of acts of kindness in ... Be a Blessing to Others

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5 Stars

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Church of the Small Things

Church of the Small Things

On 10/13 Whitney Jordan wrote: This was my first time reading a Melanie Shankle book after hearing lots of praise for her work. The title and fun cover sucked me in and I had really high hopes for learning about lots of little things to do that would add up to a great life. However, I found the book to be disappointing. It was ... Wishing for More

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3 Stars

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I'm Not a Scaredy-Cat

I'm Not a Scaredy-Cat

On 10/2 Whitney Jordan wrote: We recently added I'm Not a Scaredy Cat by Max Lucado to our home library. We are big fans and his books If Only I Had a Green Nose and You Are Special are among our very favorite children's books. We had high hopes for I'm Not a Scaredy Cat, but it was very disappointing. The idea of having a book ... Not Lucado's Best Book

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2 Stars

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Come and Eat

Come and Eat

On 9/27 Whitney Jordan wrote: I just finished reading Come and Eat: A Celebration of Love and Grace Around the Everyday Table and am excited to share it with you. It was a really inspiring read for gathering your family, friends and strangers around your kitchen table. There were delicious recipes throughout the book and many challenges ... Great Book to Inspire You to Gather

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5 Stars

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Beyond the Castle

Beyond the Castle

On 9/15 Whitney Jordan wrote: I just finished a really fun read called Beyond The Castle: A Guide to Discovering Your Happily Ever After by Jody Jean Dreyer a 30 Year Disney Veteran. I have been to Disney World and Disneyland. Both were magical so I was excited to read some behind the scenes stories from Disney. I loved Dreyer's ... The Disney Magic is Evident

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5 Stars

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5-Minute Bible

5-Minute Bible

On 9/4 Whitney Jordan wrote: We recently started reading the 5 Minute Bible: 100 Stories & 100 Songs by Stephen Elkins. It's been a great devotional for us to do together. I wanted to do a devotional together as we're starting some new back to school routines and this one is perfect. I love the set up of each page - Bible story, ... Perfect Devotional to do Together

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4 Stars

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Slow Down

Slow Down

On 8/29 Whitney Jordan wrote: I just finished reading the best book called Slow Down: Embracing the Everyday Moments of Motherhood by Nichole Nordeman. Have you heard her song Slow Down? I had, but I love the Slow Down book even better. It seems like the perfect book to read this time of year with all the kids heading back to ... Slow Down

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5 Stars

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Of Mess and Moxie

Of Mess and Moxie

On 8/17 Whitney Jordan wrote: I was excited to read one of Hatmaker's books since I hadn't read any of her books before. She's a funny writer and you feel like you're reading a book by a friend. I loved her sections on homemaking, decorating and parenting. I felt like there was a bit of rambling in the "how to" sections so I just ... The Last Half is the Best

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4 Stars

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A Very Thankful Prayer

A Very Thankful Prayer

On 7/30 Whitney Jordan wrote: We read A Very Thankful Prayer by Bonnie Rickner Jensen this week and loved it! It has such a sweet message for children to look around them for things to be thankful for. The animal characters are adorable and the illustrations give you so much to talk about on each page. I love the variety of animals ... July Highlights

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5 Stars

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When Parenting Isn't Perfect

When Parenting Isn't Perfect

On 7/24 Whitney Jordan wrote: I don't read a ton of parenting books, but this one caught my eye. My husband and I are both first borns and have perfectionist tendencies. It's a struggle for both of us to go with the flow and not focus on everything being perfect. Daly's words really spoke to my heart. He reminds us that perfection ... When Parenting Isn't Perfect

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5 Stars

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As Southern As It Gets

As Southern As It Gets

On 6/30 Whitney Jordan wrote: The book is darling with the plaid cover and it's the perfect size to flip through. I'm sure any Southerner would enjoy the Southern quotes and reading the list of things in this book. I found myself nodding my head and smiling throughout the book. It's nostalgic and current. You feel heartwarming ... As Southern As It Gets

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4 Stars

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God Bless My School

God Bless My School

On 6/25 Whitney Jordan wrote: We received God Bless My School by Hannah C. Hall in the mail this week. I was so excited for the school version of the God Bless book series because my daughter is struggling with back to school anxiety. It'll be her first year to head off to school so the timing was perfect. The book was wonderful! ... The Best Parts

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5 Stars

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Creating Calm in the Center of Crazy

Creating Calm in the Center of Crazy

On 6/16 Whitney Jordan wrote: I loved the idea of the book Creative Calm in the Center of Crazy by Nicole Johnson. It seems like everyone would benefit from more calming in their days. I was disappointed in the slow start to the book. I struggled to relate to Part one of the book where Johnson was detailing her story without giving ... I Struggle...

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3 Stars

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The Turquoise Table

The Turquoise Table

On 6/7 Whitney Jordan wrote: The Turquoise Table by Kristen Schell was a really inspiring read. It's the perfect book for summer! The book is gorgeous. It is filled with pretty pictures and recipes throughout the story. I loved the idea of going out of your comfort zone to notice your neighbors and to build real relationships ... What We're Reading Wednesday

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5 Stars

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God Loves Mommy and Me

God Loves Mommy and Me

On 5/21 Whitney Jordan wrote: We also enjoyed reading God Loves Mommy and Me by Bonnie Rickner Jensen. It was a sweet story filled with animals that would be perfect for your kids to read around Mother's Day. It would be a great gift for little ones to help teach them about God's love for them and for their mommy. This book is ... What We're Reading

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5 Stars

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You Are Free

You Are Free

On 4/4 Whitney Jordan wrote: I read You Are Free by Rebekah Lyons this month. It was a good read. I enjoyed the chapters of the book that dealt with finding and pursing your God given callings in life and parenting the most. Her message of God being in all the details of our lives, waiting and praying were really inspiring. ... What We're Reading Wednesday

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4 Stars

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A Spectacle of Glory

A Spectacle of Glory

On 2/17 Whitney Jordan wrote: My husband is a big fan of Eareckson Tada's books so I figured this would be the perfect devotional for us to do together. I love the format of a page a day devotional. It includes an inspirational message, a prayer and a Bible passage to look up for deeper study. We take turns reading the passage, ... Happy Friday!!

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5 Stars

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God Bless Our Baby

God Bless Our Baby

On 2/8 Whitney Jordan wrote: We just finished reading God Bless Our Baby by Hannah C. Hall and are excited to tell you about it today. This is the third book in the God Bless series that we own - God Bless My Boo Boo, God Bless My Friends and God Bless Our Baby. They are all wonderful! The illustrations and story for God Bless ... Kids Behind the Blog

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Noah, Noah, What Do You See?

Noah, Noah, What Do You See?

On 2/1 Whitney Jordan wrote: The title of this book caught my eye because it seemed like it would be a similar format to Brown Bear, Brown Bear. My daughter loves the rhyming, repetitive book. I like that each page introduces her to a new Bible character and their story. Each page has beautiful illustrations that inspire great ... What We're Reading Wednesday

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5 Stars

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God Made You Nose to Toes

God Made You Nose to Toes

On 1/17 Whitney Jordan wrote: I'll share a current favorite kids' book with you today. We are loving the book God Made You Nose to Toes by Leslie Parrott. God Made You Nose to Toes is a really sweet book. The illustrations are darling and the message of the book is so positive. There is so much to talk about on each page and the ... Favorite

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4 Stars

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Liked

Liked

On 1/4 Whitney Jordan wrote: Liked is written targeting an audience of young women, but I think every woman would benefit from reading this book. I was worried that the ideas might be cheesey or not apply to grown women with a selfie on the cover. However, My fears were eased on the first pages of the book. The stories were applicable, ... It's a treasure

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5 Stars

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Bedtime Read and Rhyme Bible Stories

Bedtime Read and Rhyme Bible Stories

On 11/21 Whitney Jordan wrote: We have been enjoying reading through our new Bible Stories book called: BedTime Read and Rhyme Bible Stories by Bonnie Rickner Jensen. I have been looking for a devotional to read with our young kids that would hold their attention, have good illustrations to go with the stories, and included Bible ... Perfect for young kids

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5 Stars

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Ready, Set, Find Christmas

Ready, Set, Find Christmas

On 11/3 Whitney Jordan wrote: This book arrived on our doorstep this week and has already become a favorite! Read, Set, Find Christmas is the perfect Christmas book for little readers. It has a great amount of objects to find on each page, has sweet illustrations and is a board book so it can be easily handled by little hands. ... Good Reads

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4 Stars

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Raising An Original

Raising An Original

On 10/27 Whitney Jordan wrote: I was excited to read Raising an Original by Julie Lyles Carr after reading that she is a psychologist and she has eight children of her own. That's a lot of real life experience to draw from and her background in women's ministries was evident in her Biblical take on life. I really enjoyed the book ... Raising an Original

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5 Stars

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God Bless My Friends

God Bless My Friends

On 10/13 Whitney Jordan wrote: God Bless My Friends is another darling book by Hannah Hall. We own God Bless My Boo Boo and it's so sweet and her newest book lived up to every expectation we had. The illustrations are precious, the animal friends on each page facilitate great conversations and the rhyming of the text is great. ... Teaches about Friendship

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5 Stars

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Night of Great Joy

Night of Great Joy

On 10/10 Whitney Jordan wrote: A Night of Great Joy by Mary Engelbreit is such a sweet Christmas book. We are big fans of this author and have loved all of her children's books. The story is perfect for children. It tells the true story of Christmas in a fast, relatable way so that kids are eager to follow along. The illustrations ... Great read

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One Small Donkey for Little Ones

One Small Donkey for Little Ones

On 9/25 Whitney Jordan wrote: I read One Small Donkey by Dandi Daley Mackall. It was a cute board book telling the Christmas story from a small donkey's perspective. I loved the idea that little ones can do big things for God, but wish the theme would have been more obvious throughout the book. The wording of the text was a bit ... Sweet

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3 Stars

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Play with Fire

Play with Fire

On 9/21 Whitney Jordan wrote: I LOVED the book! It was such a compelling, quick page turner. It was nice to see how she related her personal struggles to the struggles of the characters of the Bible. The parallels were spot on and she really makes the Bible stories come to life. I found myself wanting to go and reread the Bible ... Perfect to Inspire Change

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5 Stars

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Itsy Bitsy Christmas

Itsy Bitsy Christmas

On 9/1 Whitney Jordan wrote: Itsy Bitsy Christmas is a sweet book about two mice who live in Bethlehem that come to share the Christmas story. Itsy and Bitsy are noticing some commotion in town and they're eager to see what the fuss is all about. They hear from other animals that there is a king coming to town so they go around ... Christmas Mice

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5 Stars

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Present Over Perfect

Present Over Perfect

On 8/22 Whitney Jordan wrote: Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist has gotten a lot of hype lately and I was excited to read it after hearing all the positive things about it. The book definitely lives up to its expectations. I found myself taking notes throughout, writing ideas in the margins, asking myself honest questions ... A Favorite

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One Big Turkey

One Big Turkey

On 8/4 Whitney Jordan wrote: The book is called One Big Turkey by Anne Kennedy. The illustrations are so cute and the Thanksgiving story is really sweet. The lines rhyme, it's a counting book, there's new vocabulary to introduce your child to and there are so many things to talk about on every page. My toddler loved naming the ... Holiday Favorite

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5 Stars

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Counting Blessings

Counting Blessings

On 5/5 Whitney Jordan wrote: Olive and I have been enjoying doing some special projects together over the past several weeks.  It was the perfect way for us to do something while the baby slept and to get a little one on one time that she was used to.  These projects took very little prep on my part and were really easy ... Special Projects

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4 Stars

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Baby Wren And The Great Gift

Baby Wren And The Great Gift

On 5/1 Whitney Jordan wrote: The past week has flown by.  We had my parents up to work on our new house, then Kevin's parents in town to visit and several appointments in between.  Kevin's super busy at work and we're all functioning on not quite enough sleep.  I'm trying to get back into the swing of things, but ... Tuesday Talk: Catching Up

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4 Stars

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Forever My Little Girl

Forever My Little Girl

On 4/11 Whitney Jordan wrote: Dear Olive,You're about to become a big sister; a role you've been preparing for for months.  If all goes as planned your little brother will be arriving TODAY!  I have no doubt you'll be excellent at it and your little brother will soon become your best buddy.  You are already so excited ... Dear Big Sister

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5 Stars

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God is Watching Over You

God is Watching Over You

On 3/7 Whitney Jordan wrote: Easter is sneaking up on us quickly and I wanted to share some idea for celebrating Easter with toddlers this week.  We love to dye eggs, read Easter books, go on egg hunts, get our daughter's picture taken with the bunny, dress in pastels, eat yummy treats, make decorations and go to church to ... Easter: Toddler Edition

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4 Stars

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I Can Learn to Pray

I Can Learn to Pray

On 3/1 Whitney Jordan wrote: ( @ Notre Dame September 2014) I can't believe it's already March.  It seems like we just turned the calendar to 2016 and talks of a Spring baby arriving in March or April seemed so far away.  Now we're off to a fresh start with weather that's regularly giving us a glimpse of Spring in Indiana.  ... Tuesday Talk: March Goals

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4 Stars

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Breaking Busy

Breaking Busy

On 2/24 Whitney Jordan wrote: I flew threw the book and took notes all throughout. Sometimes I have trouble making time to sit and read, but not with this book. I was eager to read each new chapter. I loved her style of writing and the way she made her life so relatable. She is a hard working mom with a sweet husband raising ... Worth Reading

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5 Stars

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The Dude's Guide to Marriage

The Dude's Guide to Marriage

On 1/21 Whitney Jordan wrote: I've got a great list of blog posts, books and articles to share with you today.Here are my favorite reads from the last month:I've always wanted to organize a Capsule Wardrobe for myself because I love the appeal of mixing and matching clothes you know are flattering and feel good in.  Pinch of ... Good Reads

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4 Stars

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Strong and Kind

Strong and Kind

On 12/22 Whitney Jordan wrote: I've enjoyed reading all kinds of posts this month and have some good things to share with you.  Also, it's been a while since my cats said hello.  Meowy Christ-Mouse!  Love, Oliver & TopherHere are my favorites...To the Mama of Littles During the Holidays... say no to more was ... Good Reads

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5 Stars

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Good Night, Little Love

Good Night, Little Love

On 11/18 Whitney Jordan wrote: Unrelated picture that had to be shared with you as a favorite today: Norman the squirrel is a favorite at our house.  He's happy to be making his bloggy debut - isn't he the cutest, chubbiest things you've ever seen??  We are NUTS about Norman :)  He comes up to visit us on the patio ... Good Reads

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5 Stars

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Song of the Stars

Song of the Stars

On 11/11 Whitney Jordan wrote: Every store, radio station and channel you turn to seems to be buzzing with Christmas cheer.  I'm not quite there yet.  I am starting to make some Christmas plans for my family, but am holding off on going into Christmas mode until after my birthday and Thanksgiving.  We've RSVP'd to breakfast ... Christmas Cheer

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4 Stars

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Hands Free Life

Hands Free Life

On 10/29 Whitney Jordan wrote:  I just finished the book Hands Free Life: 9 Habits for Overcoming Distraction, Living Better & Loving More by Rachel Macy Stafford*I was gifted this book in exchange for an honest review of it and it was on my must read list so I was THRILLED to be able to review it. and it was ... Life Goals: Hands Free Life

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5 Stars

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Goodnight, Manger

Goodnight, Manger

On 9/21 Whitney Jordan wrote: A little round up of the best things I've read lately...Olive loved her water table when it was HOT out so I'm thinking she'd love this spin on it: A RICE table - great idea from Abby at Fearless and Laughing that I'm going to try out on our patio ASAPEnjoy a really inspiring post titled I can do hard ... Worth Reading

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4 Stars

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Goodnight, Ark

Goodnight, Ark

On 9/11 Whitney Jordan wrote: A few confessions to ramble off for you today... My husband and I took turns being the cashier at our yard sale this summer.  We priced everything in increments of quarters and dollars to make our job easier and faster.  I was helping a lady check out and she realized she didn't have quite ... Random Ramblings

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4 Stars

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Thankful

Thankful

On 8/27 Whitney Jordan wrote: We are starting to do little things with Olive to teach her to be thankful.  She's just two, but she is starting to get the hang of it.  We include things we are thankful for in our prayers and we just got the book Thankful by Eileen Spinelli.  I'll start by sharing something I'm thankful ... Learning to be Thankful

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5 Stars

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The Plans I Have For You

The Plans I Have For You

On 8/17 Whitney Jordan wrote: I thought I'd round up some of the best things I've read lately for you:BLOGS:Cyberbullying is NOT okay & choosing kindness from A Beautiful MessA great article on remember what life was like BK (before kids) from Collecting MomentsI've been intrigued by spiralizers for a long time so these post ... Worth Reading

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4 Stars

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Jesus Calling for Little Ones

Jesus Calling for Little Ones

On 8/2 Whitney Jordan wrote: I have a variety of things to share with you today that I've been LOVING and only a few that I'd say to stay away from.// 1 //I'm LOVING these ice cream treats!They are 90 calories and the perfect late night snackand they are less than $4 a box.// 2 //Graze is all the rage.My recent Parents magazine ... Loving Lately

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What Keeps You Up at Night?

What Keeps You Up at Night?

On 6/11 Whitney Jordan wrote: Good BLOG posts:Check out these fun sidewalk chalk games and summer activities from my friends at Sweet Little Ones - it's impressive the things they've come up with to do with chalk in your driveway.  I can't wait to give some of them a try this year with Olive.I love the idea of a capsule wardrobe ... Worth Reading

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Only God Can Make a Kitten

Only God Can Make a Kitten

On 4/10 Whitney Jordan wrote:  I have a random mix of things to share with you today...like a photo of my very favorite Easter candies and lots more confessions :) // 1 // I wish that Target would having a flashing light announcing when they are restocking their shelves so I could make sure to AVOID going during that time.  ... Confessions

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Henry Hodges Needs a Friend

Henry Hodges Needs a Friend

On 3/27 Whitney Jordan wrote: I thought I'd share some of my favorite blog posts from around the internet with you today.  I read blogs via bloglovin and save my favorites from a few months to share with you.  Really interesting and thought provoking article on precious parenting today by Jen Hatmaker.  She's ... Good Reads

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God Bless My Boo Boo

God Bless My Boo Boo

On 3/4 Whitney Jordan wrote:  Greetings from Oliver.It’s been a while since I’ve done a random post so here are my rambles, thoughts and nagging questions in list form {obviously}.//1//  I am on the hunt for cute updo/pulled back options since my hair is growing out.  I would also like to learn to braid ... Ready for Random??

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Words to Dream On

Words to Dream On

On 2/19 Whitney Jordan wrote: I've been on the market for a toddler devotional for Olive for months.  I have looked at tons of options and deemed most of them to be best suited for older children.  We tried to read one that I was given as a gift and the stories were just too long for the toddler attention span.  I ... Devotional for Little Ones

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Make it Happen

Make it Happen

On 2/7 Whitney Jordan wrote: I am happy to report that I have been doing a lot of reading!  It's been fun to have a book to read during nap times or in the evenings and am hoping this is a pattern that I can get back into the habit of doing.  Reading for fun really is FUN :)Make it Happenby Lara CaseyI was familiar with ... Reading the Night Away

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5 Stars

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The Daniel Plan

The Daniel Plan

On 1/21 Whitney Jordan wrote: I found myself missing my book club days lately.  I loved reading a variety of books, discussing them with friends and eating delicious treats together.  I loved choosing books for the group and being introduced to books that I would have never chosen on my own.  Book clubs are a great ... Book Club of ONE

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5 Stars

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The First Christmas Ever

The First Christmas Ever

On 11/14 Whitney Jordan wrote:  I know there are lots of good articles out there,but these are some of my recent favorites...The Great Pie Round Up has an amazing assortment of pie recipes and picturesI love the idea of creating a capsule wardrobe and would love to give it a try in the new year.  Katie does a great job of ... Worth Reading

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4 Stars

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A Star for Jesus

A Star for Jesus

On 10/23 Whitney Jordan wrote: Each year I plan to pick up a few new holiday themed books for Olive to slowly build her baby library.  Of course, I'd love to just click away and add tons of books to my Amazon cart, but that's not very realistic.  I thought I'd share some current favorites with you that I've found for Olive.Halloween:Llama ... Favorite Holiday Kid Books

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The Christmas Story for Children

The Christmas Story for Children

On 10/11 Whitney Jordan wrote: Lately,  I've been reading...A Million Little Ways:Uncover the Art You were Made to Live by Emily P. FreemanIt's a sweet book to remind you that you should strive to share your spiritual gifts with those around you and worry less about perfection, pride and fear. I've been doing this Bible Study ... We've been Reading

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3 Stars

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Love Letters from God

Love Letters from God

On 9/19 Whitney Jordan wrote: I received the children's book Love Letters from God in the mail this weekand I am excited to share it with you.via AmazonLove Letters from God is the perfect starter devotional for children.  The format of this book is really sweet.  It opens up to a Bible story written for children on the ... Love Letters from God

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5 Stars

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Twirl

Twirl

On 9/12 Whitney Jordan wrote: One of my goals this month was to 1. FIND my missing books to read for fun and 2. Sit down and actually read them.  When we moved, my stack of books to read was shoved in a box of cds, camera accessories and then labeled techy stuff.  Not a helpful label - that's probably why it took me weeks ... I've Been Reading...

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4 Stars

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The Happiest Life

The Happiest Life

On 2/28 Whitney Jordan wrote: I recently readThe Happiest LifeSeven gifts, Seven Givers & the Secret To Genuine Success by Hugh Hewitt The book was enjoyable and an easy read.  The idea of seven gifts and givers had really easy application to everyday life.  I got a little lost in all of the name dropping of famous ... Working Towards My Happiest Life

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3 Stars

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Pirates on the Farm

Pirates on the Farm

On 2/22 Whitney Jordan wrote: I've read a few good books lately that I thought I'd share:This is a darling story about the importance of treating other people well.  Unexpected guests move into the neighborhood and people aren't sure what to do with them.  They end up making friends, enjoying their company and the neighborhood ... Good Books

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5 Stars

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The Beauty of Broken

The Beauty of Broken

On 11/21 Whitney Jordan wrote: I just finished readingThe Beauty of Broken by Elisa Morgan Morgan's book is a good reminder that no family is perfect and it's normal to have struggles and challenges within the confines of your family.  She illustrates the ways that she worked through many problematic situations in her own ... The Beauty of Broken

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4 Stars

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Peace on Earth

Peace on Earth

On 10/22 Whitney Jordan wrote: I was excited when this book arrived for Olive this weekend.  It's so fun to be starting her Christmas book collection.  She doesn't know it yet but she's going to love to read.  We read a lot of board books now and she get especially into (aka smacks the pages and looks up at me as I ... Peace on Earth

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4 Stars

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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 10/10 Whitney Jordan wrote: It's easy to get caught up with busy schedules, crying babies, laundry and life in general but I've been making efforts to take time to read for fun this year.  I'll try to share a little book review with you so you can add a few books to your must read list.THE WONDER WEEKS Several people mentioned ... Reading for Fun

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4 Stars

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