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Due to a rather rabid spammer who has somehow figured out how to get around my very good spam filter, I have turned on moderation for those commenters who are new to Caribousmom. Once I have approved a first time commenter, they will be free to post comments unmoderated. I have been deleting spam comments […]

Lavender Article Published on Piker P...

Lavender Article Published on Piker Press

For those of you who enjoyed my recent post on the Mt. Shasta Lavender Farm…I just wanted to let you know that The Piker Press is running it this week on their site. My book reviews are also reprinted there on a weekly basis. I have other work which has been featured on this weekly […]

Author Judith Ryan Hendricks: TLC Boo...

Author Judith Ryan Hendricks: TLC Book Tour

The Laws of Harmony by Judith Ryan Hendricks Harper Paperbacks; 1 edition – February 10, 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0061687365 496 pages I recently read The Laws of Harmony – the latest novel by Judi Ryan Hendricks – and loved it (read my review). Hendricks has a way of drawing her reader into the story, of making […]

Mr. Linky Not Feeling Well

Mr. Linky Not Feeling Well

Mr. Linky is having growing pains – he has been “down” more than “up” this last month. To read more, visit the Mr. Linky Blog. Until he is feeling better, please leave links to reviews and wrap ups for my sponsored challenges in the COMMENTS section of each post. I will upload your links when […]

Book Giveaway: No One You Know, by Mi...

Book Giveaway: No One You Know, by Michelle Richmond

Contest open May 19 – 26, 2009 Thanks to Michelle Richmond and Random House for providing a brand new, signed trade paperback of No One You Know (on sale today in bookstores) for giveaway on my blog! Last year I read Michelle’s novel The Year of Fog and loved it (read my review), so I […]

Southern Reading Challenge 2009

Southern Reading Challenge 2009

May 15 – August 15, 2009 Maggie from Maggie Reads is once again hosting her very popular Southern Reading Challenge for 2009. She writes: It’s that time of year! The time when you pour a glass of lemonade or sweet tea and take your official summer spot on the porch. Lean back in that chase […]

Six Years Ago Today…

Six Years Ago Today…

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Sunday Salon – April 12, 2009

Sunday Salon – April 12, 2009

April 12, 2009 Good morning to all of you! I hope you had a wonderful week and for those of you who celebrate Easter, I hope you are having a joyous celebration. (click on photo to enlarge) Raven Update: She is growing by leaps and bounds (I just changed her food to one for large […]

Soup’s On – A Culinary Re...

Soup’s On – A Culinary Reading Challenge

April 1, 2008 – March 31, 2009 UPDATE April 8, 2009: I failed badly on completing this challenge – although I have tons of cookbooks and enjoy cooking, I found myself sticking to my old favorites this year due to a busy work schedule and a new puppy. I am still determined to cook from […]

What An Animal Challenge

What An Animal Challenge

July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2009 UPDATE APRIL 8, 2009 – CHALLENGE COMPLETED!!! Thanks very much to Kristi for hosting this fun challenge. I found out that I had quite a few books which met the requirements for this one. My favorite read was a tie between: The Mechanics of Falling (a collection of […]

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