Would you let your child be saved by a convicted killer? Some immediately would say yes and some would hesitate due to the “evil” of that person and not wanting them associated with their child. Jodi Picoult has consistently been one of my favorite authors. Her books dare you to understand BOTH sides of very controversial issues and once again she has created a very thought provoking book. Please be aware that my book review of A Change of Heart does include some spoilers.
June Nealon has faced a lot of heartache…more than the average person. Through this book we meet numerous characters that all have a large impact on her life. These people bring us face to face with prison life, child illness, organ donation, religion and capital punishment! Whew! That’s a book packed with a lot of controversial issues…don’t ya think?
Christmas has come and gone and New Year’s Eve is upon us. Have you taken your Christmas decor down yet or are you one of those (like me) who love a few extra days of festive glow. There is just something special about the cozy feelings you get with the strings of lights and warm candles all around. Well, winter is still here so let’s make a DIY snowy luminary to keep all the warm “feels” through the rest of the winter!
I belong to a Sustainable Craft Challenge Group that challenges us to use a pin we have saved and actually create the craft. How many pins have you saved that you haven’t gotten back to???? We spend all of that time researching pins and then just let them sit there….so let’s get going! We also have to use some items that are recyclable, unused, reduces waste, etc. I don’t know about you but I have a collection of saved items to “use in a craft later.” Let’s do this! Continue reading