Naturepedic Organic Cotton Lightweight Classic Crib Mattress and… an *extra review* of the 2-in-1 Ultra Crib Mattress

When we knew that we were going to have another child, some of the choices were made easily for us. We knew that we would want to buy a second convertible crib, since AppleBlossom will still be using hers in toddler format for a long while. We also knew that meant a new crib mattress. Knowing how satisfied we were when we purchased the Naturepedic Organic Cotton 2-in-1 Ultra Crib Mattress for AppleBlossom, I knew that I would not be compromised and would go there again.

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A Most Unsuitable Match by Stephanie Grace Whitson

My Review!! (as promised…)

History Brought to Life through a Surprising Romance

Miss Fannie Rousseau is a young woman of privilege traveling west to uncover the truth behind a family secret.

Mr. Samuel Beck is on a mission to atone for past failures that still haunt him.

Their meeting aboard a steamboat to Montana sparks an unlikely attraction. They are opposites in every way… except in how neither one can stop thinking about the other.

Will the end of the journey bring the end of their relationship, or is it just the beginning?

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Richard Scarry’s Best Busy Year Ever by Richard Scarry

Scarry captures all the hustle and bustle of Busytown through a series of delightful, brightly illustrated stories. Flossie, Big Hilda, Mother Cat, Squeaky Mouse, and a cast of Scarry’s popular characters are off to pick spring flowers, watch fireworks at the Pig family picnic, help the mail carrier deliver letters, and celebrate holidays, family, and friends. It’s the best busy year ever!

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Dora’s Ballet Adventures

Join Dora as she gets ready for her big dance show in this compilation DVD which features four of her dancing episodes. Help Dora find her ballet shoes in Dora’s Ballet Adventures, take part in the musical parade in Dora, La Músico, join the party in The Super Silly Fiesta and celebrate Boots’ birthday in Surprise!

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Hell is Real (But I Hate to Admit It) by Brian Jones {Preview – Delayed}

Recently, the media has ignited in a brimstone blaze of controversy over the question of Hell, and the idea that’s generating so much attention is that Hell isn’t real, and even if it were, a loving God wouldn’t possibly send people there. Is Hell real, or is it a concept that is misguided and out of place in today’s Christianity? Many believe the answer to this question will have profound implications on the future of the faith, and important personalities on both sides of this question are drawing lines in the sand.

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Had a Baby!!

Two weeks old as of Yesterday! (Click any photo to enlarge) So it’s official. We have two gorgeous daughters! And from the looks of the early baby photos these gals might just seem to favor each other a little bit. I’m curious if it’s true that people will ask us later if we have twins (with only 24 months separating them). It will be interesting… Althea Jane (OrangeBlossom to you all folk) was born 1:26 pm CST at 7 lbs 2 oz and 19″ in length or height depending on who you ask. That’s to Charlotte Elspeth’s (AppleBlossom) 8 lbs 2.3 oz and 19″. We left the hospital at around 4:30 the next afternoon. After AppleBlossom I was out of it for weeks and pretty pathetic. After OrangeBlossom I was raring to eat and go home about three hours later. Explain that!? This was a much better experience for myself. . .

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The One Who Waits for Me by Lori Copeland {Preview – Delayed}

The One Who Waits for Meby Lori Copeland Genre: Christian Historical Fiction Pages: 320 Trade Paperback Date Published: August 2011 Publisher: Harvest House Publishers This new series from bestselling author Lori Copeland, set in North Carolina three months after the Civil War ends, illuminates the gift of hope even in chaos, as the lives of six engaging characters intersect and unfold with the possibility of faith, love, and God’s promise of a future. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lori Copeland is the author of more than 90 titles, both historical and contemporary fiction. With more than 3 million copies of her books in print, she has developed a loyal following among her rapidly growing fans in the inspirational market. She has been honored with the Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award, The Holt Medallion, and Walden Books’ Best Seller award. In 2000, Lori was inducted into the Missouri Writers Hall of Fame. She. . .

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Blue Skies Tomorrow (Wings of Glory) by Sarah Sundin {Review}

In a time of peril, can they find the courage to confront their fears and embrace a love that lasts?

When her husband becomes a casualty of the war in the Pacific, Helen Carlisle throws herself into volunteering for the war effort to conceal her feelings. But keeping up appearances as the grieving widow of a hometown hero is taking its toll. Soon something is going to give.

Lt. Raymond Novak prefers the pulpit to the cockpit. His stateside job training B-17 pilots allows him the luxury of a personal life—and a convenient excuse to ignore his deepest fear. When the beautiful Helen catches his eye and captures his heart, he is determined to win her hand.

But when Ray and Helen are called upon to step out in faith and put their reputations and their lives on the line, can they meet the challenges that face them? And can their young love survive until blue skies return?

Filled with drama, daring, and all the romance of the WWII era, Blue Skies Tomorrow is the captivating final book in the popular Wings of Glory series.

Sarah Sundin is the author of A Distant Melody and A Memory Between Us. Her great-uncle flew with the US Eighth Air Force in England during WWII. Sarah lives in California with her husband and three children.

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