Gifts for a bookish friend by Stephanie Augustine | Advent Day 9, 2nd Sunday of Advent

Christmas is upon us and you have no idea what to buy for your bookish friend. You want to get them something else besides books though. What do you do?

Never fear! Here is a list of places you can go to buy bookish items for your friends.

Augustine’s Book Corner

Yes I know, I am self promoting but I honestly love my bookmarks so much. They have a lot of integrity and some really cute designs.

Book Nook Candles

These are great book candles all made with coy wax. I love them because it’s a mixture of book and holiday candles.

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A Unique Christmas Ornament by Gary Wilson | Advent 2018 Day 8

A Unique Christmas Ornament

by Gary Wilson

It was only a couple of days until Christmas and the weather in Petaluma was cold and dry.  Back in Colorado Springs, our new home for the past 6 months, I heard the temperature was dropping and, with the wind chill, was  reaching down to the single digits – brrrrrr!  I wasn’t sure my California family was ready for that kind of cold yet and was glad we were here.

I had just finished changing the baby’s diaper and asked my wife, “Hon, this little guy is getting fussy.  What do you think, is it time to put him down for the night?”

“Yea, most likely.  What time is it?”

“A little after 8.”  She walked over to take the baby.  “I’ll feed him and put his down.”

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