Christmas with Golden Books & Joan Gale Thomas

Reading Golden books is always a walk down memory lane:) and the black and white illustrations and simple rhyme of Joan Gale Thomas is so appealing. Sharing a few more Christmas titles. The Story of Christmas with its own Advent Calendar – Kathryn Jackson A short snippet of the Christmas story for each day of […]

Winner of Destination Bethlehem Give Away

Today is the big day, the day you have been waiting for all week, who shall be the winner of our first give away, Destination Bethlehem? Thank you to all who entered into our first give away, it was exciting to see the entrants, alas only one could be selected. Bright and early this morning […]

Family Christmas Favourites

With the beginning of Advent only days away I thought I’d treat you to a peek on our shelves.  Despite having shared some Christmas book reviews previously, I have only shared our town library, Tomie de Paola and St Nicholas books. *More to come. Jacob’s Gift – Max Lucado Jacob a young carpenter’s apprentice is keen to […]

My First Giveaway! – Destination Bethlehem

Imagine my surprise and delight when I was approached by the authors of Destination Bethlehem with an invitation to write a review and an opportunity to host my first book giveaway!  Of course being an inveterate lover of books I agreed, though I was worried as to whether I would do justice to a review or not, […]

Christmas Guest Post Series

……Christmas in Australia falls in the height of Summer, some Christmases our temperatures can soar as high as 44 Celsius/111 Fahrenheit. In our town which is not far from the beach, the majority of the residents move for the six weeks of the school holidays to the beach and spend their Christmas morning in a […]

Celebrating the Feast of St Nicholas

There was much excitement Tuesday morning when the children awoke to find their St Nicholas gifts. ¬†Gifts consisting of chocolate coins, candy cane and a book to help them grow in their Faith. This year we were extra excited as we were to host our first St Nicholas Day party. ¬†The party began with the […]