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Day 29: Five Excellent Books, and a DIY Project

Dec 30, 2011 | reading & recs | 5 comments

There are so many of us in my family, and that is a very good thing. We draw names at Christmas and that is also quite excellent—especially since my sweet sister-in-law, Lisa, ended up with me.

Here’s my Christmas Haul. (Thanks, Lisa.)

I don’t even have to open a book to feel joy. I just sit and look at the stack and smile.

As if that’s not enough, Lisa pulled together all the things I need to complete a project in Grace Bonney’s Design Sponge at Home and included them in a ziplock bag, as a part of the gift. How thoughtful—and how fun—is that? Like getting batteries included.

Here’s the video for that project in case you want to DIY.

BLEACH PATTERN TEA TOWELS

It is going to be a very Happy New Year, indeed.

30 Days of Joy

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    I have an autographed copy of Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger. Great fun to hear Lee Smith read The Southern Cross story. Required reading for our next gathering of the Wise Women.

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    LOVE this!

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      Wasn’t it the BEST idea to include a project? I plan to get busy with it this afternoon!

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    What a beautiful gift! The top two are on my list of books to read.

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      I started The Art of Fielding and am loving it!

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