Month: December 2017

Goodreads Monday

Goodreads Monday

Posted December 18, 2017 by Fizzy Pop in Goodreads Monday / 1 Comment

Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners. To take part, you simply choose a random book from your TBR and show it off. Don’t forget to check out her blog and link back to Lauren’s Page Turners. It’s been a minute since I highlighted one of my fifty-billion children’s books for Kindle.  With the idea of Christmas books and winter snuggles it seems a fitting time to pull on out that’s been sitting for so long it’s embarrassing. A Pocketful of Dinosaurs – A fun picture book featuring over 30 pages of educational material about dinosaurs. This book is teeming with gorgeous 2D and 3D art that is sure to captivate your 3 to 6-year-old child. To make the content easier to digest, the story is told from the viewpoint of dinosaurs, and includes directions on how to pronounce each of their names (those pesky dinosaurs!) […]

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Reflections

Reflections

Posted December 17, 2017 by Fizzy Pop in Reflections / 0 Comments

Reflections is a weekly meme hosted by Kristin of A Simply Enchanted Life and Fizzy of Fizzy Pop Collection. Every Sunday we will dig deeper in our recent reads to explore the real-life lessons within the pages. Reading the book yourself is not necessary to participate. If you would like to host your own reflection, you’re welcome to copy and paste this introduction, with the link to our pages. You may use our current or prior reflections or come up with your own. In ‘Bringing Maggie Home‘ by Kim Vogel Sawyer, Hazel’s baby sister was taken while they were out picking berries when she was very young.  Because of this Hazel blamed herself for her sister’s disappearance causing her to become over protective and ‘smothering’ her own daughter.  Hazel’s over-protectiveness drove Diane to be a much less affectionate mother to her daughter Meghan, which in turn left Meghan wondering if […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Like Moonlight at Low Tide by Nicole Quigley

BOOK REVIEW: Like Moonlight at Low Tide by Nicole Quigley

Posted December 16, 2017 by Fizzy Pop in book review, Nicole Quigley / 5 Comments

When I finished this book I felt sorta lost in the sea of what do I do now.  I felt myself falling into the story and the characters right from the beginning.  I was invested in the story.  I lost a little bit of that along the way but I didn’t lose the feelings.  I was struggling between a 4 or a 5 for the star review.  I actually didn’t give a star rating on Goodreads when I marked it complete.  I was just so torn.  And they don’t let me pick half stars.  I need to start a petition or a protest or something.  Sometimes you need a half star.  Before you really dig into my random thoughts on this book there’s a few warnings I want to throw your way.  This is a Christian fiction young adult book.  However, as we know even Christian kids (and many in […]

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Recipe: Grandma’s Peanut Butter Cookies

Recipe: Grandma’s Peanut Butter Cookies

Posted December 15, 2017 by Fizzy Pop in Recipe, Sweet Treats / 1 Comment

Growing up peanut butter was a staple in my diet.  I LOVED it on pretty much anything, or in anything, or just by itself.  Allergies back in the dark ages of my youth were not common so there was no ban on peanut butter at school, bells the PB sandwiches from school lunch carry fond memories.  They were different and not something I’ve ever recreated.  However, my love affair with peanut butter came to an end in my late teens/early adult years. When I ate it I became so very very sick.  Miserably sick.  Apparently I was allergic to the nectar of yummy and just didn’t become sympotamic until after years of exposure.  The Minions?  They love peanut butter almost as much as I did at their ages.  Sometimes, if I’m feeling nice (OK and they aren’t being toadnuggets) I’ll make a batch of cookies from my Grandma’s recipe.  Today, […]

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SPOTLIGHT: 12 Days at Bleakly Manor by Michelle Griep

SPOTLIGHT: 12 Days at Bleakly Manor by Michelle Griep

Posted December 14, 2017 by Fizzy Pop in Blog Tour, Giveaway / 0 Comments

About the Book Name of book: 12 Days at Bleakly Manor Author: Michelle Griep Genre: Historical Christmas Release Date: September 1, 2017 Click here to purchase your copy. England, 1851: When Clara Chapman receives an intriguing invitation to spend Christmas at an English manor home, she is hesitant yet feels compelled to attend—for if she remains the duration of the twelve-day celebration, she is promised a sum of five hundred pounds. But is she walking into danger? It appears so, especially when she comes face to face with one of the other guests—her former fiancé, Benjamin Lane. Imprisoned unjustly, Ben wants revenge on whoever stole his honor. When he’s given the chance to gain his freedom, he jumps at it—and is faced with the anger of the woman he stood up at the altar. Brought together under mysterious circumstances, Clara and Ben discover that what they’ve been striving for isn’t […]

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