Thursday, January 2, 2014

Review: Everyday Confetti: Your Year-Round Guide to Celebrating Holidays and Special Occasions by:Ehman/Whitwer

 Everyday Confetti: Your Year-Round Guide to Celebrating Holidays and Special Occasions
About the Book:
When a busy woman looks at her calendar and sees a birthday, holiday, or special occasion, she has the best intentions for bringing joy to her family and creating lasting memories. Then reality hits. Amidst demanding responsibilities and an overloaded schedule, when is she ever going to have time to plan the perfect celebration or find the creativity to make it special?
In this go-to guide, Karen Ehman and Glynnis Whitwer give women the ideas and the motivation they need to make such occasions less daunting. They provide creative ideas and menu plans for
- Holidays
- Birthdays
- Special Events
- Everyday Occasions
Readers will even find suggestions for reaching out to others throughout the year through celebrations that are simple, doable, and stress-free.


About the Author:
Karen Ehman is the director of speaker development and an online devotion writer for Proverbs 31 Ministries whose passion is to help women live their priorities and love their lives. Her latest book is entitled Let. It. Go. How to Stop Running the Show and Start Walking in Faith. Karen has been a guest on media outlets such as Focus on the Family, Moody Mid-day Connection, and The 700 Club. She is the wife of Todd, the mother of three, and resides in central Michigan. Connect with her at www.karenehman.com.

Glynnis Whitwer
, executive director of communications for Proverbs 31 Ministries, is one of the writers of Encouragement for Today, the Proverbs 31 email devotional. She is the author of I Used to Be So Organized, When Your Child Hurts, and Work@home: A Practical Guide for Women Who Want to Work from Home. Glynnis, her husband, Tod, and their five children live in Arizona. She blogs regularly at www.glynniswhitwer.com.

My Review:
 We all know basically how to celebrate special occasions and holidays. Throw some people together, add food&decorations and BAM! You have it all ready to celebrate, right? Well not so fast! Everyday Confetti, is a new twist on a traditional concept. What about those special events you would like to honor in some way, but the only trouble is you don't know how to begin. Well now you do and the secret is all in this book.

 The authors, Karen Ehman&Glynnis Whitwer collaborated on this book along with a host of many others on all of their ideas for those in between times that are so important to us that deserve some sort of celebration. The ideas contained therein are endless yet interesting. It peaked my interest so much so that I couldn't put it down. Some of the ideas just never had dawned on me. Such as the day your child or children are reborn into the Kingdom of God-should be a day of celebration. Or maybe the day you witness your child doing  a good day and you honor them by letting them have their dinner on the "family honor plate".

 The authors also include website information to help with some of these celebrations and some recipes have been added to each chapter. This is an amazing, yet thorough book to help you with all your celebrations whether they be traditional or not yet realized. You should keep this book by your side and let it become your go-to book for anything celebratory.

**Disclosure** This book was sent to me free of charge or my honest review from Revell Publishers.