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Lilac Girls

Title: Lilac Girls Author: Martha Hall Kelly Genre: World War II Publisher: Ballantine Books Release Date: February 28th 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 512 Source: Inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this debut novel reveals a story of love, redemption, and secrets that were hidden for decades.   New York… Read More Lilac Girls

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5 Love Languages

Title: The 5 Love Languages: the Secret to Love that Lasts Author: Gary Chapman Genre: self-help Publisher: Northfield Publishing Release Date: December 11, 2014 Format: Paperback Pages: 209 Falling in love is easy. Staying in love—that’s the challenge! How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom… Read More 5 Love Languages

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Origami clothes folding

Spark Joy Yesterday I told you how I did this crazy Japanese art of decluttering and organizing. Trust me there is magic in this life-changing business of tidying up.  The first thing is not to tell the world that you are doing it like I did. I had so many people questioning me and my motives.… Read More Origami clothes folding

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Let’s Read a Book

I love to read, I have gone through books lately like crazy. I have made a group over at Goodreads. This is the Reading Group for the blog Faith, Flour, and Sawdust. You can read with me or you can read your book and tell us all about it. I want this group to be very… Read More Let’s Read a Book


Chores of Life

I am the family historian for both sides of the family. I found this book written by one of my great uncles. We looked through and my son and I decided that these were life lessons that he should know. It is now a weekly study. It talks about daily chores and how they go… Read More Chores of Life


The Giver

Book review by Bradley, age 14 years The Giver If you have never read this book, you should think about it. Here is Lois Lowry’s website for more information. A novel in which a boy inhabits a seemingly ideal world: a world without conflict, poverty, unemployment, divorce, injustice, or inequality. It is a time in… Read More The Giver

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Budget Day

This is the day I have dreaded for a lifetime! It is like going to the dentist, I would rather clean out my attic. I would rather shovel snow in a blizzard. But this budget thing is something I NEED to do! We are working through Financial Peace University by Dave Ramsey. If you have… Read More Budget Day