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The 11 Books I Read This Month

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I had another great month of reading (with plenty of extra time to read). I found so many fun and interesting books; many that were recommended to me by bloggers, friends, and family alike-- so thank you!



1.  Golden in Death by JD Robb-- In this latest installment Eve Dallas is on the hunt to find a killer that is mailing golden eggs full of toxic chemicals to their recipients.



2.  The Dressmaker's Gift by Fiona Valpy-- Harriet arrives in Paris hoping to find some sort of connection to her grandmother and family.  Following a photograph she found in her mother's belongings Harriet takes a job working in the same building where her grandmother lived during the war.  Told in alternating storylines we learn the fate of Harriet's grandmother and two best friends while also learning how Harriet is dealing with all the tragedy in her own life.



3.  Summer of '79 by Elin Hilderbrand-- This short little novella re-visits the Levin family 10 year after the Summer of '69 wh…

Friday Favorites: Shelter in Place Week #2

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My kids have been pretty content to connect with their friends on-line but I am slowly beginning to realize just how much I relied on quick errands out, seeing our friends a few times a week, and just being able to leave the house to help keep my sanity in check.  You can bet we are out hiking and out in nature any chance we can get! On the plus side we are flying through our schoolwork... but if we're finishing up most subjects in next week or two I am kind of at a loss as to what we'll be doing after that.



We put aside some of our schoolwork on Friday monday for just a bit so we could head out on a hike while the rain was holding off.  The boys did complete their schoolwork for the day afterwards and Ian ran a lesson on Ph.  I then spent my afternoon on Amazon trying to get some supplies that I just can't seem to find around here (and really didn't fare much better on there either). Word came through that the governor was shutting down all non-essential businesses a…

Encouraging Hearts and Home: Handmade for Spring

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I have been thinking of tackling lots of different household projects and crafting project with all this extra time spent at home.  Our weekly link parties have given me so many great ideas!  I can not wait to see what you link up with us today.
And Now, for This Week's Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop! Join your Encouraging Hearts & Home Co-Hosts each week for encouragement and support for your heart & your home. We hope to provide a space that builds each other up and lends a helping hand along the way. With all the negativity in the world, let's shine a positive light!

The post with the most views from last week:  Thirst Quenching Awesomeness (Bottle 65 Word Prompt) by Grammy's Grid


Some of my favorites from last week:
DIY Spring Flower Sack Towels- Free Printable by Handmade Weekly


Pink Garden Hose by Penny's Vintage Home



Cotton and Lavender Farmhouse Wall D├ęcor by DIY Vibes



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