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Saturday

1. It’s snowing. The grass is turning green… and this morning it’s snowing. 2. I’m still sick. AppleBlossom broke her fever, but then it came back at 99*. Hopefully it will not go higher. She has a runny nose and is very clingy. OrangeBlossom had a fever last night (a first for her perhaps) but I’m thinking teething there. No other issues. Enginerd is congested, but I feel like I’m dying. I’m coughing so hard that I cannot breathe and my throat burns right down into my chest. Talk about a runny nose and constant sneezing. *sigh* I have an ENT appointment next week. So we’ll see what they say. I think perhaps I was getting better and then got something else before I was able to get well. 3. Do you have any idea how long it takes to cut this many strips?! (stay tuned…) Heading to a quilt. . .

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A Wedding to Remember in Charleston, South Carolina by Annalisa Daughety

Wedding planner Summer Nelson is throwing herself into her work to avoid the pain of her recent marriage separation. Husband Luke knows he made a mistake—but doesn’t know how to fix it. When a hurricane traps them together, the crisis just might tear them apart forever.

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Playtime Manners for Little Monkeys by Susie Lee Jin

In this book—her third in the little monkey series (It’s Bedtime for Little Monkeys and Good Table Manners for Little Monkeys)—artist and author Susie Lee Jin teaches important lessons to little ones about playing nicely with friends. Brightly colored and impressively simple, this sturdy board book is full of wisdom and charm.

While the little monkeys play across the pages, they learn to be polite and kind, to share their toys, and to clean up when they are finished playing. Caught up in these sweet critters— antics, a child easily learns that manners at play make play fun.

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Reasons for Hope by Carl Kerby {Preview}

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: Carl Kerby and the book: Reasons for Hope Genesis Publishing Group (November 22, 2011) ***Special thanks to Audra Jennings – The B&B Media Group – for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Carl Kerby is president and founder of Reasons. . .

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