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Aunt Rosa’s Cottage

Local teacher’s new book celebrates traditions and family time.

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Book Talk

Local authors Jennifer J. Bergin and Ruth Latta have come up with entertaining stories for young booklovers. Mom and dad will be happy with these tales too. Continue reading

Eat Healthy on a Budget

Still looking for a recipe book that will ensure your family is eating healthy but on a budget?

Look no further than Healthy Meals For Less by Jonni McCoy.

Jonni McCoy
Bethany House
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Fun Choices for Youngsters

Are your youngsters super excited about hockey, following the amazing performances of Canada’s women’s and men’s teams at the Sochi Olympics? At story time, read one of the Brady Brady books with them for some extra fun.
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Great Ottawa Gifts: Lost Beneath the Ice

Do you have readers in the family? Lost Beneath the Ice is a brand new book you’ll want to put on the holiday shopping list. And if you have history buffs to buy for, you might want to pick up two or three copies.

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We’re Not Blended, We’re Puréed

A Survivor’s Guide to Blended Families
Diana Brandmeyer and Marty Lintvedt
ISBN 978-0-7586-1791-0

Iconic TV families such as the Kardashians and The Brady Bunch made blending families look fun and easy. As real-life parents know, that's anything but the case. Different parenting styles, potential dealings with ex-partners as co-parents and resistence from children are just a few of the challenges. A Survivor’s Guide to Blended Familiesby Diana Brandmeyer and Marty Lintvedt, adds some expert advice to the mix.  

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