How To Tackle Your New Years Resolution

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Ever wonder why resolutions are only taken seriously in large waves this time of year but then left by the wayside mid march? As you welcome 2015 with the attempt to tackle a few life changing goals, remember, a resolution isn’t just about the goal, it’s about the effort. [Read more…]

Christmas Traditions From Around The World

The nation’s holiday is approaching! As Americans, this season is full of tree decorating, holiday baking, present purchasing(and returns) and good cheer. Christmas is one of those holidays filled with family traditions from specialty drinks, themed parties and food. in light of our fun, here’s a look at traditions from around the world…

 

 

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Many Finns visit the sauna on Christmas Eve. Families gather and listen to the national “Peace of Christmas” radio broadcast. It is customary to visit the grave sites of departed family members.

If a sick person is not cured by tar, spirits or sauna, then they will die.
–Finnish proverb

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Voting is Open for January’s Book of the Month

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Future Fiction!

(Any book based in the future 2016 and Beyond!)

Let’s Rock the Vote!  For the month of January we are going to read a book that is set in the future (2016 and beyond).

As always there are some really great titles up for vote this time.

Here are the Rules for Voting.

1. You may vote for three (3) books.

2. All members get to vote only once.

3. Last day to vote will be December 21, 2014. (11:00pm Los Angeles time)

4. The book with the most votes wins.  But if there is a tie there will be a 48 hour death match. The two or three books will go into a head to head competition for only 48 hours. Whichever book is left standing (with the most votes) wins!

Below the poll you will find the title of the books linked to a brief description.  Now… may the best book win!!



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5 Cool Hoilday Reads For Kids

The holiday season is approaching and what better way to encourage your little ones to become honorary members of Mommie’s book club than purchasing their very own holiday book to read alongside yours? So, while you’re making holiday treats, your little on can grab any of these great reads by African American authors for a detailed lesson on the season. [Read more…]

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