In This House We Will Giggle

Author: Courtney DeFeo
Publisher: WaterBrook
ISBN: 1601426070
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What do indoor picnics and funny face contests have to do with loving Jesus? More than you realize! As a mom in the throes of parenting, Courtney DeFeo believes that instilling virtues in children starts with laughter, not lecture. That perspective propelled her to create this idea-packed book, in which she offers motivating reflections, real-life stories, and a sandbox full of inventive ways to help you turn your kids’ hearts toward God. Each chapter focuses on one virtue that is key for developing your child’s character. Along with insights into how this virtue plays out in the nitty-gritty of life, Courtney includes a memory verse, activity ideas, and discussion questions to reinforce that virtue throughout the month. Here you’ll find a full year of ways to draw your children closer to God through delightful antics like Family Olympics, One Fancy Feast, and Light ’Em Up. In This House, We Will Giggle shows you how to capture the hearts of your children through fun—so that they experience the goodness of Christ, the joy of following Him, and the difference they can make in the lives of others. (Water balloons not included!)

There S Something Dead In This House

Author: Drac Von Stoller
Publisher: Drac Von Stoller
ISBN: 1301638420
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Jack and Brenda Stevens found the perfect home to raise their family in, but were unaware of the homes past. Being a young couple with two children and big dreams, they could care less if the house had a past or not. The only thing on their mind was raising a family in this beautiful Victorian home. The house had a strange odor, but they just thought it was because the house was old. Jack's wife thought once they moved in, and did some renovations, the odor would diminish. She was dead wrong. This was one odor that wouldn't be leaving, even if the place burnt to the ground. From day one things started happening, like objects being moved, faint screams that seemed to be coming from within the walls, noises from the floorboards of the house. Weeks went by and nothing changed. The family started getting accustomed to the noises and shrugged it off as just the house settling and the fact that it's a very old house. Terror was about to come down on this family like a hurricane. One night when the children were sleeping, a voice called out from within the walls of their bedroom and said in an eerie voice, "Let us out! It's cold in here. Let us out!!! Let us out!!! The children ran to their parent’s room screaming, saying "There's something in the walls in our room?" Their father said "You must have had a nightmare. Go back to bed. I'm really tired." "We're not going back in that bedroom, said the frightened children. "Ok! I'll check it out and if I don't find anything, then please go back to bed," said their frustrated father. Their father turned the children's bedroom light on and looked around the room, but heard nothing and saw nothing. The two children stood right next to their father holding onto his arm as though he was taking them through a haunted house. He reassured the children that there were no spooks in their room. The children climbed back into bed and pulled the covers over their heads and prayed for daylight. Moments later the children started screaming and their father got out of bed and stormed into their room and flicked the light switch on and was shocked at what was unfolding before his very eyes.

In This House Of Images

Author: Jon Remmerde
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595152910
Size: 31.30 MB
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A novel about cannibalism, art, business, love, and morality in the contemporary consumer culture.

Who Lived In This House

Author: Virginia Karlberg
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1438966431
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The children of today think of museums as "old places with old things inside." This book is directed to those children. It tells the story of Martha Alice Byer and her family. She was 8 years old when she came to her new home with her family in 1880. This home now is the museum in Brentwood, California. Alice tells her story about her family and their daily tasks which occurred during the great wheat and grain farming years of the East Contra Costa County, Sacramento River Delta and San Joaquin Valley of California. She awakens to the day and does her chores, goes to school, helps her Papa and Mama. She also tells about the chores that her brother and sisters have to do each day to help maintain the family's 160 acre ranch. Also included are articles concerning Dr. John Marsh, the first Harvard trained frontier doctor in Northern California and his ranch, the mission Native Americans who had returned to their home lands at the base of Mt. Diablo and went to work for Dr. Marsh, on farming techniques of the era, the Byron Hot Springs and of the Southern Pacific railroad and its effect on the lives of her family.

Do I Look Skinny In This House

Author: Kelli Ellis
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 1614488983
Size: 18.46 MB
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Why do we care so much about our homes? When did this societal phenomenon begin? Entire stores and cable channels are dedicated to the remodeling of one's home-proof that our homes are more than just walls, windows, and floors. Our homes exemplify who we are. They are an extension of us. We all want our homes to be our havens, our nests-our nerve centers for life. We look to our homes to represent our emotions, our passions, our travels, our families, and our careers. No longer are our dwellings a protection from the elements or a simple place to cook a meal. We wear our homes like we wear haute couture, and put them on display for all to see. Learning to design your home in a meaningful way and understanding "why" you adore certain colors, styles, and decor is more important than knowing where to place furniture in a room. Understanding the principles that create ambiance, feeling, and mood in your home are key to creating your ideal haven. Start with the "why" rather than the "how" when remodeling and your home will become your haven-and you will experience more joy, fulfillment, and the contentment you seek.

No Monkey Business In This House

Author: John Urrutia
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1475932308
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A lot can happen in six centuries. Experience the sadness, confusion, uncertainty, conflict, and desperation of the Pelliccia as they suffer through plague, three wars, the Renaissance, murder, untimely deaths, economic depression, eventually some comfort and joy. During their journey from Carrara, Tuscany (Italy), to Corsica (France), Puerto Rico, and eventually to the United States, they had seen and experienced the full range of human experience. As they build a new life for their children and their children's children, the family creates the roots of a hard-earned family fortune in Puerto Rico coffee plantations-only to lose it. Anxious but not broken, they set their sights on immigration to the United States. Once there, the family suffers profound hardship during the Great Depression. The culture shock, financial hardships, and generation gaps all play roles in the family's successes and failures. As some of the older generation crumbles under the stresses of life in a new world, their children find joy and comfort in the rich soil of American opportunity and possibility. But through it all, one thing remained a constant: the love of family. In this detailed, narrative family history, author John Urrutia's novel style invites you into the many challenges and triumphs of family.

In This House Of Brede

Author: Rumer Godden
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405513535
Size: 23.35 MB
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'The motto was Pax but the word was set in a circle of thorns. Peace, but what a strange peace, made of unremitting toil and effort.' Bruised by tragedy, Philippa Talbot leaves behind a successful career with the civil service for a new calling: to join an enclosed order of Benedictine nuns. In this small community of fewer than one hundred women, she soon discovers all the human frailties: jealousy, love, despair. But each crisis of heart and conscience is guided by the compassion and intelligence of the Abbess and by the Sisters' shared bond of faith and ritual. Away from the world, and yet at one with it, Philippa must learn to forgive and forget her past . . .

Somewhere In This House A Lt Valcour Mystery

Author: Rufus King
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 147940487X
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The Sturm House has an atmosphere of the unpleasant. The shooting of Alice Tribeau only adds to the that impression for Lt. Valcour, as he arrives in the midst of a storm to begin his investigation. Wealthy socialite Mrs. Sturm claims the gun was fired by someone outside the house -- but Valcour had other ideas... The second volume in the classic Lt. Valcour mystery series!

Too Many Elephants In This House

Author: Ursula Dubosarsky
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0857978039
Size: 42.21 MB
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In Eric's house there were too many elephants - in the living room, in the kitchen, in the bathroom, even in his bedroom! The elephants take up a lot of space, but Eric loves every one of them. So when his mum says they have to go, Eric comes up with a clever solution to a very BIG problem . . . From the creators of The Terrible Plop comes this delightfully energetic story, full of fun and exuberance.

Into This House We Re Born

Author: James Hunt
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1847281494
Size: 59.16 MB
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Penetrating the meaning and the mystery of Jim Morrison and The Doors