Recently, I came across a great little blog called Pint Sized Treasures and just fell in love! The author was just days from releasing her book, 25 Days to a Happier Home. From the description, I knew this book would be something my readers would love, so I wrote to her and asked about blogger review opportunities. A few days later I got a reply with all the info I needed to read… Continue Reading
If you know me in real life, you know I’ve wanted backyard chickens for ever. I now have 3 and a half hens, all laying delicious eggs. That “half” hen is our sweet little bantam, Drumstick. Since I tend to do things backwards, it’s no surprise then that I got chickens and then read this book! If you are thinking about getting started with backyard chickens, in an urban setting, then… Continue Reading
I went to bed early…er, anyway. Before midnight! I didn’t waste time looking at things I can’t have right now (well, for the most part), and was determined to go to bed before midnight. Maybe I should say Turn Everything Off And Go To Sleep, since I go to bed at a relatively decent time most nights, I just stay up reading, watching TV (Netflix app on my phone is… Continue Reading
Who among us wouldn’t want to reshape things in their life – physically…spiritually? Are you inspired by the stories of people who have been where you are and overcome the same things you struggle with? Then head on over to The Homesteading Hippy’s website, read her review of Bure and Schacht’s Reshaping It All, and enter for your chance to win this book!
The Kindle…an amazing gadget really. You can store an insane amount of reading material on one. You can take your library with you wherever you go, and except for a power emergency and a dead battery, always have your favorite novels, manuals or whatever at your fingertips. But there’s one thing a Kindle doesn’t have…the sensory qualities that a book has. A new book has a delightfully intoxicating smell…a bouquet… Continue Reading
Author David Murrow has discovered an ancient map, hidden within the Gospel of Matthew, that guides a man along his journey of following Christ and being a man…if he can find, read, and follow it of course. This book explains where to find The Map and how to use it to truly become a disciple of Jesus Christ. It also sheds insight on why men often feel out of place… Continue Reading
I Am Hutterite, by Mary-Ann Kirkby The Fascinating True Story of a Young Woman’s Journey to reclaim Her Heritage Imagine growing up within a community so close, it’s more like a huge extended family…where the pressures and distractions of the outside world don’t exist…beautiful gardens, sandy paths, simplicity. Then imagine being taken from the security of structured order and routine, family, friends, all that you’d ever known and being thrust… Continue Reading