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A Voyage of Love aboard the Titanic

Amelia Gladstone’s hopes are tied up in the Titanic—hopes for a reunion with her sister and an introduction to an admirer. But when she offers a spare ticket to a down-and-out young man, her fate is about to change. Quentin Walpole is stunned when a sweet lady secures his passage to America—and even more surprised to find his wealthy father and older brother on board the ship. Suddenly, Amelia finds herself caught between the attentions of two men, but who should she entrust her heart to? As the fateful night unfolds, will Amelia lose everything to the icy waters?

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Bob Books Early Readers

Have you heard? Bob Books is growing up! That is growing up into a new Early Readers. Now you can continue what you started with the Bob Books sets and keep that love of fun characters going in FULL COLOR.

Discover NEW Bob Books Early Readers – now in a bright new format! These 32 page, full color stories are just right for your reader who knows the basics, and is looking for fun, easy-to-read stories.

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New Mom’s Prayer Bible: Encouragement for your First Year Together

The NIV New Mom’s Prayer Bible is perfect for the new mother, whether this is her first child or her fifth. The full text of the NIV Bible is included, along with relevant inspirational content.

The NIV New Mom’s Bible is a trim, go-anywhere Bible that contains the entire Old and New Testaments plus relevant content to help new mothers spiritually survive during the course of their busy days. 48 color inserts give a new mom a quick look at relevant thoughts for the day. Key topics include sleep deprivation, priority shifts, marital adjustments, and work/life balance. Less than one inch think, this is the Bible to drop into the diaper bag or purse* and take anywhere. Includes a double-column format, concise concordance, and words of Christ in red letter.

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Before the Scarlet Dawn (Daughters of the Potomac) by Rita Gerlach

In 1775, Hayward Morgan, a young gentleman destined to inherit his father’s estate in Derbyshire, England, captures the heart of the local vicar’s daughter,

Eliza Bloome. Her dark beauty and spirited ways are not enough to win him, due to her station in life.

Circumstances throw Eliza in Hayward’s path, and they flee to America to escape the family conflicts. But as war looms, it’s a temporary reprieve. Hayward

joins the revolutionary forces and what follows is a struggle for survival, a test of faith, and the quest to find lasting love in an unforgiving wilderness.

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my About Me Page

So this is verbatim my About Me Page, but I thought you might want to see it and might not stumble upon it. So here, all copy and paste into a post just for your benefit. You’re welcome.

Updated and Edited March 2012

 


My Stick Family from WiddlyTinks.com

 

Evening. Well at least it is for me, or actually looking at the clock I do suppose it is almost morning. Yet again, just because it is that time for me here and now does not mean that it is for you there and now or then. Hmm… No matter what time a day it is, welcome. I’m delighted to have you stop by. I started writing this as a Welcome to Blossom School, a side project of Creative Madness Mama, but realized that my bio on the About Page from Creative Madness Mama was written in April 2010!

My profile bio since I started blogging has always said, Young, married, and fully in love. I love to read all sorts of things, but mostly religious fiction novels as well as L.M. Montgomery books etc. I grew up a lover of Anne of Green Gables books and films alike. My daddy and I are genealogists and my mama and I are sewing ladies (see MadebyMardi.com). I’ve been cross stitching for about ten years and two years into quilting. It is a definite love! Now, if you update that… still young, still happily blissfully married and definitely still fully in love. At this point (2012) I guess I’d say it’s been 15 years of cross stitching and 7 years since I first started quilting. Although my skill set has not increased equivalently with the years as I’ve added on a few moves here and there as well as two lovely daughters. Known here as my blossoms. AppleBlossom came to bloom in the summer of 2009, while her little sister joined our garden just recently in the late summer of 2011. (Is this blossom thing going to my head?)

Blossom. Hmm.. now where did that come from? Long story short. When we were still living in Atlanta (uh… 2006, I think) I had a T-Mobile Razer phone that I desperately loved and owned for about two days. It was pink with cherry blossoms etched in it. I was signing myself up for some account or another online and needed a screen name. My mother was not crazy about my AIM login at the time (asnugglydarlin) so I went for CherryBlossomMJ (MJ is a nickname I’ve had for life). Then when AppleBlossom came along and needed an internet pseudenom it just worked. Then after polling with friends and blog readers we came up with OrangeBlossom for her little sister. Now in the future… hmm… PearBlossom? But as for a male version, I’m clueless. Always open to opinions on that one. How’s that for a tangent?

My Enginerd husband and I are Georgia born and bred, but from an occupation related move we’ve ended up in a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee. He does his engineer things and I read books, lots of books, and quilt, and sometimes cross stitch. In my old biography sketch it ended there, but now I also review and review and review. As well as chase a toddler, attempt to potty train on her desire, breastfeed an infant, teach the alphabet, sing about colors, change diapers, wash our cloth diapers, play games full of giggles, enforce naptime, deal with the drama of tag-teamed naptimes(!), nurse an amazingly starving baby, attempt to teach crawling (and tell her that crawling comes first even though she can almost walk), eat goldfish, drink chocolate milk made with NesQuik, wonder why I forgot lunch again and remember that I have a few hundred dozen books to read and review waiting… Life hasn’t changed, much.

I have always been a book-a-holic and ever since entering the book review world have completely fallen in head-over-heels (original bio said hills, *snicker*) and hope to never leave my little library. As an attempt to show my mother and sisters what I am up to I created Creative Madness Mama where I post pictures of current quilt projects and many many book reviews. I thrive on Historical Fiction, but love many others as well. (See www.ChristianHistoricalFiction.com).

I have a background with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and an Associate of Science in pre-Nursing. As of August 2009, I am a SAHM (stay-at-home-mama) to a perfect baby girl with bloggy-love referred to as AppleBlossom (been over that already, remember the tangent?). We since added OrangeBlossom as well. We cloth diaper and plan to homeschool. My blog is open for guest reviews on various topic an in addition to book reviews, I am open to product reviews as well for various maternity/baby/family items that are completely worthwhile and need to be known and promoted! Most recently we’ve also started in on reviewing Movies, TV shows and even curriculum.

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