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Tuesday, January 5, 2010

my reads for 2009

I am pretty sure that I listed from the beginning of the year, but well, I don't remember for sure. I am pasting them here so I can access them if I need them. If there is a better way to provide a link to these, please tell me in my blogging ignorance! :)
the dragon reborn
animal vegetable miracle
fast food nation
this present darkness
jane eyre
arena
green crafts for children
single crochet for beginners (excellent for the little ones)
sewing green
craft challenge: dozens of ways to repurspose a pillowcase
i love dirt
brisinger
eldest
sew darn cute
doodle stitching
the creative family
eragon
the color of magic
making doll's house miniatures with polymer clay
a beginner's guide to the doll's house hobby
doll's house inspirations
Help Around the House: A mother's Guide to Getting the Family to Pitch in
The Office Clutter Cure
Weekend Makeover
Your Perfect Weight
Nourishing Traditions

2 comments:

Autumn Mist said...

Hubby read the Eragorn books this year and says they're brilliant. Apparently we are waiting for a fourth one to come at some stage.

Tonya said...

Oh, yes, that's right!! I forgot about that. Have a great week.

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