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Let’s jump right into November’s book reviews: “Saving CeeCee Honeycutt” is the tale of, well, CeeCee Honeycutt. She’s 12, and her life is not great. She lives with her largely absent dad and her mentally nuts mom, who ends up dying when she (accidentally? no one knows) runs into the path of an oncoming truck, […]

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Thanks to Hallmark for an ornament to review, and for providing the giveaway ornament. No compensation was received, and all opinions are my own. Christmas — I just love it! As a child, I remember sitting in the back seat of the car, marveling at the lights on houses as we drove around town, just […]

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Thanks to Chronicle Books for a review copy of this book. No financial compensation was received. All opinions my own. Our gift guide continues today with Chronicle Books — one of my favorite places to shop for books and gift items that are out of the ordinary. I particularly love the Terrarium Notecards, and anything […]

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If you know me, you know that I love chocolate. So, when I saw a deal on a delicious chocolate brand, I was happy to share it with you. First, let me tell you a little about the company, Mrs. Cavanaugh’s Candies. Time was when Marie Cavanaugh spent hours in her South Dakota farmhouse each […]

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Thanks to Family Christian, who provided the gift card for the giveaway and one for me as well. No other compensation was received, and all opinions are my own. Today, I’m featuring Family Christian Stores in my Christmas Gift Guide. I love Family Christian, and am pleased to promote a store that helps further Christian […]

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Thanks to Curby’s Closet for 2 patterns for review. No financial compensation was received, and all opinions are my own. Welcome to the 2014 Girls in White Dresses Blog Christmas Gift Guide! This month, I’d like to introduce you to some products I enjoy. Since this is a small blog, I don’t have companies coming […]

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I received a copy of the DVD to review; no other compensation was received. All opinions my own. With Christmas getting closer each day, it’s time to think about gifts for the kids — or maybe even about family entertainment to enjoy during the season. I can recommend Peppa’s Christmas. I don’t think Peppa was […]

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I’ve heard of so many people loving the “Mitford” books series that I figured it was time I check out the phenomenon. I began, of course, with the first in the series, “At Home in Mitford.” For those couple of you who haven’t read it, it details the life of kindly priest Father Tim, who […]

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Thanks to Purex for providing product for me to sample for my review, and for providing the coupons for the giveaway. Ahhhhh … good smells! Do you love them? I do. I love walking into a candle store or a bath and body store, just to inhale the luscious scents. I must not be the […]

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With age comes wisdom — as well as a few other things. Have you ever begun an aerobic workout involving jumping jacks, only to realize that a quick trip to the bathroom was in order first? Have you sneezed and tried to quickly cross your legs? I can relate to both these scenarios, and am […]

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