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Engine 24: Fire Stories 1, 2 and 3 by Joe Corso

Fascinating stories.

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About the book: Now, all in one complete book, Joe Corso’s ENGINE 24: FIRE STORIES BOOKS 1, 2, AND 3, including the AWARD-WINNING FIRE STORIES: BOX 598!

ENGINE 24: FIRE STORIES BOOKS 1, 2, AND 3 chronicles the career of Joe D’Albert, aka author Joe Corso, as a New York City firefighter. In this exciting compilation of fire stories, Corso…

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Added by Susan Keefe on February 19, 2014 at 5:36am — No Comments

Help Your Kids to Choose New Year’s Resolutions

The making of New Year’s “resolutions” has been a time old tradition for many. Most families start doing it when children are young and then when they grow up and have kids of their own they too do their resolutions. The great thing about making resolutions is that they can be for anyone and they can involve anything. You can read more about this on Kids New Year's…

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Added by Lynda Way on January 13, 2014 at 12:32am — No Comments

Winding this Week Up

I cannot be the only one…who is very excited to put this past week behind them.  It has felt like nothing but holidays, holidays, holidays the past couple of weeks, and as lovely as it has been I am ready for the good old hum-drum of the work week.

We rang in the New Year and hit the sheets about fifteen minutes after the ball dropped in Times Square on the eve of 2014, but the Hubs and I still felt exhausted (and just a tad hung over)…

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Added by Janice Perry on January 5, 2014 at 6:57pm — 1 Comment

HOLY Berries!!!

I originally posted this a few years ago, but it's definitely one that I like to pull out of the vault again at holiday time.  Cause it's about liquor.  And who DOESN'T need a cup of cheerful something or other at this time of the year??!!

You know it's gonna be a good day when you're strolling through the wine aisle at the grocery store on a random…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 11, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Rock, Paper, Scissor Parenting

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Ok, yeah, I'll admit that my husband and I may have rock, paper, scissored our way through some of more undesirable aspects of parenting our twins.  (I'm pretty sure we're not the only ones who do this either.)  Because, sometimes, it just doesn't really make sense for BOTH of us to jump into a crappy situation.  For…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 27, 2013 at 10:44am — No Comments

Life-ology 101: If All Else Fails, Smile by Michael Soward

Thought provoking reflections on life.

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This story begins in Arkansas with the nine-year-old Michael, and his younger brother, abandoned by their father, living with their strict grandmother who regularly beats them. The family attend church regularly, he discovers at a young age, he has a gift for playing the organ and it is the beginning of a lifelong love of music.

In 1969,after…

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Added by Susan Keefe on November 19, 2013 at 12:34pm — 2 Comments

Manhattan socialite 'princess' fights vampires in The Book of Thoth, by Paul Leone

The Book of Thoth is volume II in Paul Leone’s Vatican Vampire Hunters series. Unlike the first book, which takes place in London, this one takes place in New York City, where not only criminals and the Russian mafia but also demon vampires roam the streets, preying on the innocent.

One night, beautiful Manhattan socialite Nicole Van…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on November 12, 2013 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Learn a New Way to Get Your Kids to Help With the Laundry

Do you have a laundry basket full of clothes?  If so, grab your toddler or young child’s hand and take them into the laundry room with you.  Did you know that  you can teach them how to help with the laundry?  Most children are eager and willing to help their parents with new things.  Have your child take the sorted laundry from the laundry basket and they can…

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Added by Christy Garrett on September 25, 2013 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Book Review: ‘Room of Tears’ by Linda Merlino

Room of Tears is a spiritual story about heroes, miracles, and faith. It’s also a story about love, death, and tragedy.

In the summer of 2041, 71-year-old Diane O’Connor invites Friar Antonio Ortiz to her home in Queens. The reason is nothing short of mysterious: she has a request for him, which entails giving him a letter and a recording…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on July 31, 2013 at 10:43am — No Comments

Book Spotlight & Excerpt: ROOM OF TEARS, by Linda Merlino

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Out of tragedies come heroes and miracles…



At 9:59 a.m. on September 11, 2001, Diane O’Connor’s life as a firefighter’s wife changes forever, shattering her faith. Four decades later, a note still hangs on her kitchen cabinet in Queens,…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on July 25, 2013 at 9:59am — No Comments

Firework Safety and Prevention For The Entire Family

Fourth of July is a little over a week away and the firework stands have been preparing for weeks so that they can legally open.  Most states in the US, allow firework stands to only be open for a short period of time before New Years Eve and Fourth of July.  During this small window, thousands of people flock to the firework stands looking to buy…

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 24, 2013 at 9:20pm — No Comments

New Digital Toy Trends for Kids

 

What do you remember the most about your summer break? Was it playing outdoors with friends or was it a book that fascinated and captured your attention though the long afternoon. Well, nowadays kids just browse, play games online and then share it with their friends on Facebook and Instagram. Boy, have the times changed. To understand their world, you must try and understand these new digital toy trends.



So here are a few…

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Added by Toy Tasting on March 8, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Winter Wonderland

Every New Year, thousands of people (if not more) make the resolution to get fit.  They sign up for gym memberships, buy workout DVD’s, and order the latest and greatest gadget from a slick infomercial on TV.  And usually about this time of year, several weeks in, a large majority of these same people let the…

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Added by Penny Roach on February 25, 2013 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Book Review: Crazy Quilt by Paula Paul

The last time I’d cried because of a book was years ago and the culprit was Marley and MeCrazy Quilt is such a different book yet so alike in many ways. Both deal with death and loss, both are incredibly moving stories, and both remind us how short and precious life is. 

The story begins when our protagonist, Flora Adams, decides to visit…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on February 4, 2013 at 8:18am — No Comments

New here and would love some new friends!

Hello everyone! My name is Sarah and I am new to Mommy Blogging. I do how ever have some experience blogging about life in general and you can find that blog at: http://sarahmariemartinez0028.wordpress.com/

Feel free to stop by there and take a peek, I wont bit I promise ;) I would like to use this blog to talk about day to day life having an autistic child and…

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Added by Sarah Martinez on January 23, 2013 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Five Reasons Why Spending New Year's At Home Rocks!

So did you go out last night?

Did you have a big night out on the town?

Did you wear a fancy dress and sparkly shoes?…

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Added by Shauna Quintero on January 2, 2013 at 2:11am — No Comments

A Dollar in a Card

Just celebrated my birthday...yes 29 again. I received quite a few cards this year. I got the biggest kick when I opened two that each held a dollar. The memories it brought back...



While my dad was in the hospital, years ago now. One of the many cards that arrived had a dollar in it. As he lay there looking at all the cards he told my mother , if each one had had a dollar in it they could have gone out to dinner. A very special aunt of mine started the tradition...now I try to put a… Continue

Added by Irene Jackson on December 29, 2012 at 9:06am — No Comments

Jumping In At The Deep End.

Basically I am still very new to this mom thing. I fell in love with my boyfriend almost a year and a half ago, and I fell madly head over heals in love with his daughter. So I jumped in at the deep end. This consequently is the best, and most difficult thing I have ever done. I left my home country for the very different life of Johannesburg. The move in itself faced me with a lot of challenges, some of which, a lot of which I am still adapting to.



In the UK, we sleep with our… Continue

Added by Jennifer Pugh on November 21, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Hurricane Sandy: HORROR STORIES IN US EAST COAST THE WEEK OF HALLOWEEN

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TALK ABOUT HORROR STORIES THE WEEK OF HALLOWEEN

AS YOU ALL KNOW I AM FROM MIAMI, FL. WHERE HURRICANES COME A DIME A DOZEN! IT SCARES ME THAT MY FRIEND AND FAMILY HAVE TO EVACUATE DO TO THIS BEING ABNORMAL IN THE NORTH EAST...

THE…

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Added by Samelia's World! on October 29, 2012 at 8:17pm — No Comments

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