Christy by Catherine Marshall As a happy resident of the Smoky Mountain foothills in East TN, I found "Christy" an insightful look at mountain life in 1912. The discussion of the proud and strong mountain people, their heritage, their customs, their way of life was eye opening and fascinating. The story line focuses on a bright and adventurous nineteen year old woman who … [Read more...] about Christy – A Glimpse at Smoky Mountain Life in 1912
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Update: I wrote this post four years ago when I enjoyed using Nadine's eBook with my best friend's kids during Holy Week. At the time I had one daughter who was only 6 months old. I am now the happy Mama of three beautiful children; ages 4, 3, and 1 and am looking forward to sharing "The Bunny, The Egg, & The Cross" with them. Nadine has a new blog over … [Read more...] about The Bunny, The Egg, & The Cross by Nadine (eBook Review and Coupon Code!)
My daughter has a penchant for picture book bibliographies. She’s a huge fan of Ada Lovelace and Wangari Maathai. These were not women with whom I was previously familiar, but thanks to some amazing picture books , we are learning about them together. We recently received another fabulous picture book all about some amazing women, “What’s the Big Deal About First … [Read more...] about More Than Beautification – Ladybird Johnson (Giveaway)
Amy Grant is an amazing recording artist and a family favorite. Her Christmas albums always top the stack when we start playing seasonal music. Her songs play in the background during some of my favorite holiday memories; decorating the Christmas tree, making cookies, and snuggling up with beloved Christmas picture books. Her newest album, "Tennessee Christmas" has … [Read more...] about Win an Amy Grant Tennessee Christmas CD!
I got a fabulous package from FlyBy Promotions this week with a beautiful bible journaling kit. I'm not an artist, but I do love to reflect on passages from the bible through paraphrasing and doodling. I'm able to jot down notes, questions, or record my own thoughts and experiences with different scriptures. The bible journaling trend seems to be gaining momentum, which … [Read more...] about Bible Journaling Kit – Giveaway