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soapy Hannah angel

A Soapy Hannah Angel

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Family Friday. Today’s kid-friendly blog post is a funny story about my “best buddy” sister Hannah. Hannah is three years old and just as cute as can be. She seems to have a love for bubble baths. Even if she just got out, she will still insist she wants a bath. Of […]

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Godly Woman Casey Hawkins

Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday! It’s time for some Wednesday Wisdom. Today’s post will talk about my 52 Godly Women meeting with Ms. Casey Hawkins. I first met Ms. Casey when I was four years old in Seussical the Musical. She was the accompanist for the show. However, I did not have my Godly Woman meeting until much […]

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Alice in Wonderland published in America

Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday Moment. Today I am writing about the children’s book Alice in Wonderland. This classic tale was written by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, or more commonly known as Lewis Carroll. It tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world that is just a bit crazy. It was […]

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History of Mistletoe

Hey Sparkles! Happy Family Friday and Black Friday. Now that Thanksgiving is over, people start to think about Christmas. Today I am going to talk about the history of mistletoe. When two people are standing under a mistletoe, the tradition is to kiss each other. But why do we do this silly thing year after […]

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Godly Woman Betty Greer

Hey Sparkles! It’s almost Thanksgiving, and time for a Wednesday Wisdom update on one of my 52 Godly Women. Today’s spotlight of wisdom is Mrs. Betty Greer. I was able to go to Mrs. Betty Greer’s house and sew with her. I sewed one of my little sisters a dragon stuffed animal, which she loved. She […]

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The Gettysburg Address

Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday Moment. Today is the 155 anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. The Gettysburg Address is one of Abraham Lincoln’s most famous speeches. The Gettysburg Address “Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, on this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are […]

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Thanksgiving Crafts

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Hey Sparkles. Happy Family Friday. Since Thanksgiving is soon, I decided to put some Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving crafts in today’s blog post. Gratitude Turkeys – Thanksgiving Craft #1 Supplies needed: An empty toilet paper tube A small paper plate A small paper cup (Dixie cup) Paint – orange, black and brown Glue Scissors Googly Eyes (available […]

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Godly Woman Jennifer Hill

Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday Wisdom. Today I am going to tell you about my 52 Godly Women meeting with Mrs. Jennifer Hill. Mrs. Jennifer owns The Swim Center, a place to take swim lessons in Henry County. At our meeting, Mrs. Jennifer took me to a lifeguard training class. You are supposed to be fifteen […]

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Veterans Day

Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday Moment and Veterans Day. Today I will be talking about the history of this holiday. First, there are a few misconceptions I feel the need to clear up. The name of the holiday is Veterans Day. It is not Veteran’s Day or Veterans’ Day. The purpose of this holiday is to […]

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English doesn’t make sense sometimes

Hey, Sparkles! Happy Family Friday. The other day, I was thinking, “English pronunciation doesn’t make sense.” I found two hilarious poems I want to share with you about this ridiculousness. “Brush up on your English” from The Manchester Guardian. I take it you already know Of tough and bough and cough and dough Others may stumble, […]

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Chrystal Hildreth

Godly Woman Chrystal Hildreth

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday Wisdom. How are you today? I hope you are doing well, because today I am going to discuss my 52 Godly Women meeting with Mrs. Chrystal Hildreth, my mother’s friend. Before she moved to Dubai to be a missionary, she used to run a summer camp themed on the Little House […]

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Monopoly

The Invention of Monopoly

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday Moment. One of my all-time favorite board games is Monopoly, and it just so happens that this classic game is the focus of today’s blog post. The board game Monopoly has its origins in the early 20th century. The earliest known version of Monopoly was known as The Landlord’s Game. The […]

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Teaching the importance of voting to children

Hey Sparkles! Voting day is coming up soon, and since this is important for our country’s future, I decided to write about it. In my city, the big thing being voted on is whether to allow the better half to split off and become its own city or not. The stuck-up people in that area […]

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