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This Week in History we are talking about several presidential births, deaths, and speeches. We are learning about several women who made history, television facts, war battles, and more. This week’s odd history fact is about television in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. It is a fact that only those that remember the 1970’s […]
Who doesn’t love a good Hallmark Christmas movie? Yes, I know not everyone loves Christmas movies, but I do. Or at least I enjoy watching a few of them every year around Christmas. But since we love books, we actual love Christmas books better than Christmas movies! Did you know that many of the Hallmark Christmas […]
This week in history we are talking about two states, two films, a canal, a painter, an author and more! History Fact for the week. November 11th is Veterans Day. It is a national holiday in the U.S. to celebrate all Veterans, both living and dead. It was originally known as Armistice Day celebrating the […]
It is the first full week of November, and Tuesday is the first Tuesday of November. That means Tuesday is known as election day, and that means this week’s history is full of election facts. Some of this week’s facts are well known, others are not. No matter what side of politics you are on, […]
Grace recently gave each of her grandparents a Story of My Life book, and I knew we had to share the idea with you! Growing old is a part of life. We can’t change it, and with each generation that dies facts and memories of an individual and their family are lost forever. Some families […]
The Mistletoe Inn is a fun holiday read, especially if you enjoy this author or Christmas romance type books that are clean.
I watched the Hallmark Movie The Christmas Cottage last year, and I had no idea that it was based on a book called The Christmas Cottage by Samantha Chase. I enjoyed the movie so when I realized that there was a book I knew I wanted to read it.
If you love Hallmark Christmas movies, I think you will enjoy Mistletoe Promise by Richard Paul Evans.
A Bramble House Christmas reads very much like a Hallmark movie, but better I think. It is a sweet story and I thought it was well written. It is a bit predictable, but I don’t mind that in a Christmas fiction book
Last Christmas In Paris is not only is it about Christmas, it is about WWI. If you enjoy historical fiction this is a great Christmas one.