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Beth Gormong
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#12 Days of Bookstagram
Day 1: current read Unfortunately, I never finished this book. It will go on the 2018 To Be Finished list. Day 2: stack of books There's always a stack of books to be read, and it's growing higher every day. Day 3: favorite reading chair Today I moved this ...
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Off My Needles: Hats for Sell
I was invited by a friend to sell hand-knit items at a local Christmas Craft Bazaar. I chose hats, and for a month all I knit was hats...30 hats total. I was surprised that I was able to knit that many hats in so short a time. It proved to me that I can do ...
Off My Needles: Hats for Sell
Off My Needles: Hats for Sell
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Broadway Comes to Marion Duet Being the mom of college kids means you don't see them much. But it can also mean seeing your kids doing the things they love the most. Redeemed Concert My oldest performed a duet from Wicked with one of her best friends & help...
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Off My Bookshelf: The Last Days of Cafe Leila by Donia Bijan
This week I finished, "The Last Days of Cafe Leila" by Donia Bijan. I enjoyed this book immensely. Noor is a wife, mother, daughter and sister, whose life has unraveled. She travels from California, back to her childhood home in Syria with her teenage daugh...
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5 Ways to Make Someone's Birthday Special
My birthday was this week and what started out as a normal Monday ended up to be a day of wonderful surprises. What I learned from this birthday is that it doesn't take much to make someone's birthday a little extra special.  All it takes is a little effort...
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Off My Bookshelf: "Braving the Wilderness" by Brene Brown
I️ finished listening to Brene Brown’s newest book, “Braving the Wilderness,” while traveling this weekend. I️ think I️ need to read it about ten more times to really let it sink into my brain and heart. It’s interesting that I️ have been thinking a lot abo...
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Off My Needles: 30 HATS!
I knit 30 hats in the past five weeks! My arms and shoulders were sore, but my heart was happy because I was doing what makes me the most happy. Knitting. My friend had a table at a craft bazaar and invited me to use half of it. And I said, "YES". It was on...
Off My Needles: 30 HATS!
Off My Needles: 30 HATS!
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Off my Bookshelf: The Little French Bistro
This week's read was "The Little French Bistro" by Nina George. It is the story of Marianne Messman's  existential crisis that leads her to the tiny coastal town of Kerdruc, Brittany where she meets an unusual group of residents who help her to transform in...
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Off My Bookshelf: Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey is my latest read. The book is a Pulizer Prise in Letters: Fiction finalist, and rightly so because it is beautifully written. Snow Child is the story of Jack and Mabel, a childless, middle-aged couple, who moved to the harsh 1920's...
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Off My Bookshelf: "The Magnolia Story" by Chip and Johanna Gaines
  My daughters and I made a quick girl's trip to Arlington, Virginia over the weekend for a cousin's wedding. The outdoor wedding was magical. Lights were strung from tree to tree lighting the darkening yard. Red and yellow leaves clung to the trees, provid...
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