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Stitches : a handbook on meaning, hope, and repair
I love Anne Lamott.

I recently heard Lamott interviewed about this new book and was intrigued. This little book is a quick and easy read and she talks...more
Dec 22, 2013
Dec 23, 2013
Coming to Term: Uncovering the Truth About Miscarriage
After experiencing my second consecutive miscarriage, I was grasping for any kind of explanation or answer to why this could have happened to me twice...more
Jul 21, 2013
Jul 21, 2013
Help Thanks Wow: Three Essential Prayers
I'm not exactly sure what prompted me to pick up this book while I was at Target the other day, but I'm really glad I did. Those who know me, know tha...more
Apr 09, 2013
Apr 08, 2013
American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America
I love Michelle Obama and I love gardening so when I saw this book at the library, I was excited to pick it up and look though it. I honestly didn't k...more
Jun 08, 2012
Jun 05, 2012
An Invisable Thread
This book was recommended to me by my principal as something that would remind me how much of a difference one person can make in the life of a child....more
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood
Our elementary staff is using Love & Logic for professional development this year so reading this book was two-fold. One, I thought it would reall...more
Oct 16, 2012
Sep 10, 2012
Although I've never participated in RAGBRAI (The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa), I thought I knew a lot about it since I've lived i...more
Jul 09, 2012
Jul 05, 2012
The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest
This book was written by Dan Buettner, a National Geographic journalist who studied aging in specific cultures. He noted that scattered across the glo...more
Jan 18, 2014
Dec 29, 2013
Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Our family has slowly been cutting down on wheat/ gluten for the past year. I read both of Sarah Fragoso's Paleo cookbooks, but I haven't been able to...more
May 09, 2013
May 13, 2013
The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun
I have had this book on my nightstand forever and just never felt "in the mood" to read it. But once I started it, I found it easy to continue and enj...more
Nov 26, 2012
Nov 24, 2012
Momma Zen: Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood
I'm not sure how I stumbled across this book, but I'm very glad that I found it. I had it on my Kindle for quite awhile before feeling the pull to beg...more
Jul 05, 2012
Mar 05, 2012
Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in the Practice of Everyday Life
About a year ago, I read Gretchen Rubin's book, "The Happiness Project". As I mentioned in that review, it wasn't the best book I had ever read, but i...more
Oct 23, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
Love of Labs: The Ultimate Tribute to Labrador Retrievers
HOORAY for Labs!

I LOVED this book and started out just looking at the pictures in Barnes & Noble one day. The next time I was there, I browsed th...more
Sep 10, 2008
Sep 21, 2008
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Jun 10, 2011
Oct 16, 2011
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Nov 18, 2013
Nov 10, 2012
The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story
Dec 23, 2013
Nov 18, 2013
The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest
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Jan 18, 2014
The Devil in the White City Murder, Magic, Madness, at the Fair that Changed America
Oct 25, 2013
Oct 24, 2013
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