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Touch of Healing
The more I get to know myself, the more convinced I am that I have an inner hippie. (My children would be embarrassed, but they already know, they are ...more
Aug 09, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
The Art of Extreme Self-Care: Transform Your Life One Month at a Time
When I picked this book up, I expected lists of ideas for taking care of yourself. I was really surprised at the clarity and depth in this little book ...more
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Apr 11, 2011
Rapunzel's Daughters: What Women's Hair Tells Us About Women's Lives
Mildly interesting. I read page by page until about pg 70 then flipped through reading here and there. It is an interesting endeavor, but I felt a bit ...more
Jul 05, 2010
Jul 02, 2010
The Story of Patsy
This was a different era, and I was happy to spend an hour in it with this little book. Gave me some things to think about, and a laugh or two.
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Jun 26, 2012
Being Perfect
Quite a sweet little book. I adore the black and white pictures throughout and the message is a good one to think over.
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Jan 29, 2011
Gift from the Sea
I read this about once a year, and I find new sense of wonder at her shared thoughts each time.
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Mar 02, 2009
The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood
A vegetarian and her Jewish husband get a pig. A fun read. Recommended for people who love and understand pets.
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Mar 02, 2009
Out of Africa
This is a romance between a woman and a place. Beautifully written.
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Feb 27, 2009
French Women Don't Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for Pleasure
This book is worth a read. Interesting premise and some good ideas gleaned.
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Mar 21, 2010
The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate
I have been given a lot to think about here. Very readable.
Apr 17, 2009
Apr 15, 2009
Simple Abundance:  A Daybook of Comfort and Joy
A fantastic tutorial on self-care.
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Feb 27, 2009
Laddie: A True Blue Story
Loved this story. So many levels of thought and appreciation here. I am sure to read it again, this time with my children.
Aug 13, 2012
Aug 02, 2012
My Life in France
I really enjoyed this book. Julia Child's voice is so familiar and fun. She tells about her life with all the vigor in which she lived it. I am fascin ...more
Mar 12, 2010
Aug 06, 2009
You Can Never Get Enough of What You Don't Need: The Quest for Contentment
Feb 02, 2010
Jan 15, 2010
The Enchanted April
I had to give this five stars, it was absolutely satisfying. That might be because of my current circumstances, but I do recommend it! The writing is ...more
Aug 21, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
Toss the Guilt and Catch the Joy: A Woman's Guide to a Better Life
This is a very wise little book. I especially appreciated the chapters on facing our fears. I think this is one I will come back to, as there is a lot ...more
Mar 21, 2010
Feb 12, 2010
Little Dorrit
Loved this all the way through, and I'm now left with so much to think about. Little Dorrit has a bunch of interesting characters, telling us what is ...more
Jan 22, 2013
Jul 23, 2012
Making Choices
This book is not up to the usual Alexandra Stoddard standard. That said, the chapter on saying "No" is great and I recommend part 3 of the book as wel ...more
Jul 29, 2010
Jun 21, 2010
Feeling at Home: Defining Who You Are And How You Want To Live
It took me a long time to read this book, as the author encourages you to write a journal as you go. I cannot throw in with all the fluffery in here, ...more
Jun 10, 2010
Apr 20, 2010
Parenting Teens with Love and Logic: Preparing Adolescents for Responsible Adulthood
I just need all the help I can get. This book has been useful by mapping out some of what teen years and appropriate response to them looks like.
Apr 21, 2009
Feb 27, 2009
How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
Very good. This book is packed full of ideas to deal with/eliminate worry. I am not cured yet, but I have been enlightened.
Oct 12, 2011
Aug 01, 2011
Strangling Your Husband Is Not an Option: A Practical Guide to Dramatically Improving Your Marriage
A primer on being a good wife. Insightful and thought-provoking.
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Apr 15, 2009
Being the Mom: 10 Coping Strategies I Learned by Accident Because I Had Children on Purpose
An insightful little read. Nice humor.
May 24, 2011
Mar 18, 2011
Back in Control
Oct 08, 2009
May 26, 2009
A Room of One's Own
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Feb 27, 2009
Bonds That Make Us Free: Healing Our Relationships, Coming to Ourselves
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Mar 02, 2009
A House With Four Rooms
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Feb 27, 2009
Moving On: Creating Your House of Belonging with Simple Abundance
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Feb 27, 2009
The Screwtape Letters
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Mar 02, 2009
A Heart Like His: Making Space for God's Love in Your Life
Jan 05, 2010
Aug 19, 2009
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