A Scrapbook of Christmas Firsts: Stories to Warm Your Heart and Tips to Simplify Your Holidays
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A Scrapbook of Christmas Firsts: Stories to Warm Your Heart and Tips to Simplify Your Holidays

4.75 of 5 stars 4.75  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Is your December cluttered? Does Christmas leave you fretting instead of singing quot;Joy to the Worldquot;? In A Scrapbook of Christmas Firsts, discover how to bring harmony to this busy month. Tips for family traditions, connecting generations, children, gift giving, how to grow myrrh and much more. Try the scrumptious quot;Cookie Canisterquot; recipes. Read about famili...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published September 30th 2008 by Leafwood Publishers (first published September 1st 2008)
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Not Just another Little Christmas Book

With shopping, cooking, recitals, and services all piled on top of our daily chores and tasks, how many of us lose sight of what's meaningful, for days at a time, every Christmas? What if you could have one tool to keep that from happening?

A Scrapbook of Christmas Firsts is only ten chapters long, each themed with a verse of the Christmas story from Matthew and Luke. Chapters are then stuffed with categorized features like Family Snapshot, Gingerbread Geneal...more
It is a compilation project by 6 different women -

Trish Berg
Terra Hangen
Cathy Messecar
Karen Robbins
Brenda Nixon
Leslie Wilson

What makes this book so charming you might ask? It is full of sweet stories, recipes, trivia, lyrics, poetry, Bible verses and even questions that all 6 ladies answer from their individual viewpoint and all of these things relate to Christmas. Its a beautiful book that would make a lovely present or display nicely where guests can flip through it.

I loved the story of the gr...more
Nov 17, 2008 Dina rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: everyone
A Scrapbook of Christmas is full of fresh ideas and practical ways to weave delight into Christmas holidays. Discover how to bring harmony to this busy month. This book has great tips on family traditions, gift giving, connecting generations and so much more.

This hardcover book is very beautifully done and so delightful. It is filled with touching stories that leaves you heart with a warm glow, some tasty recipes and tradition memories both old and new. This would be a lovely gift for anyone fo...more
Gina Stinson
This book is a lovely gift-type book. The graphics and layout are charming. The messages, ideas and readings included in the book focus on keeping the meaning of Christmas first at home.
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Jun 10, 2010 Terra rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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Jan 22, 2009 Brenda rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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Cathy Turner Messecar, born in Nashville, Arkansas, has lived in Texas most of her life. Married to David, they will celebrate a 40th wedding anniversary in July/2007.

She and her husband reside in Montgomery, Texas, the birthplace of the Texas flag. From their rural farm, Leaning Tree Acres, they own and operate a trucking company, delivering rock and alfalfa. Cathy and David have two children an...more
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