Book Reviews of All Jingled Out

All Jingled Out
All Jingled Out
Author: Pamela Dowd, Christine Lynxwiler
ISBN-13: 9781593104184
ISBN-10: 1593104189
Publication Date: 9/1/2004
Pages: 232
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 20 ratings
Publisher: Barbour Publishing
Book Type: Paperback
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a great holiday read!!! enjoy!
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A Wonderful book that I couldn't put down. Two shorter length stories that are great to read anytime of year.
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A very quick read for around the holidays. Light with a touch of humor.
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From the back cover: "Caught in the whirl of holiday preparation, two moms are challenged to change their views of themselves and their family traditions. Can Christmas survive the upheaval? These wise and witty tales show how the real spirit of Christmas can be regained-with a new understanding of the traditions that truly matter."
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Authors Christine Lynxwiler and Pamela Dowd deliver two witty, contemporary tales of motherhood and the trappings of "the perfect holiday." Penny Lassiters comfortable Christmas traditions are upset by her husbands off-the-wall plan to reconnect with his family through a cross-country RV trip. Will Christmas on the road lead to peace and goodwillor mere holiday mayhem?

This story is for you if you overdo at Christmas.Maggie a funny, loving Christian woman decides that she wants to enjoy the holidays, not make them a burden so she decides to change her approach to the holidays and it really works. Yes, Maggie the way to go!

She confronts her own people-pleasing tendencies as she tries and fails and tries again to simplify her Christmas preparations. Can these two mothers survive the season without the pomp and circumstance? Isn't being a mother hard enough with out trying to please husbands and Family members?
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An unconventional Christmas.........Caught in the whirl of holiday preparation, two moms are challenged to change their view of themselves and their family traditions. Can Christmas survive the upheaval?

In Done with the Dashing, meet Maggie Mackenzie, for whom Christmas is all about making things perfect for others. Given a valuable lesson on caring for herself, Maggie decides to teach her household the truth about giving and receiving. Can she discover "Christmas balance", or will her family's antics drive her back to her take-charge ways?

In My True Love Gave to Me....Penny Lassiter has a comfortable routine with her spouse and kids--until a layoff changes her hu7sband's perspective. He suggests throwing tradition to the wind and reconnecting as a family on a cross-country adventure. Can Penny endure a Christmas without her greeting-card perfect expectations?

These wise and witty tales show how the real spirit of Christmas can be regained--with a new understanding of the traditions that truly matter.