Mary grows up sheltered and secure in a beautiful cottage with a loving father. She learns lessons about humility, purity and forgiveness under her father's watchful gaze.However, it doesn't last. Even though she loves God and obeys him this does not protect her ultimately from the envy and hatred of others. Mary is given a generous gift of a new dress from her friend Amelia, the daughter of the local landowner. This incites envy from Juliette, Amelia's maid who had wanted the dress for herself.When Amelia's mother's ring goes missing Juliette decides to pass the blame onto Mary. Both Mary and her father are imprisoned for the crime and eventually exiled from their home. Mary learns to trust in God completely as difficulty follows after difficulty.Even when she doubts if she will ever clear her name she turns back to God who is a constant source of comfort to her. Who did steal the ring in the end? That is the final unexpected twist in the tale, which makes this book a really good read.
Each one of the 12 projects featured inside this book looks just like a meticulously hand-woven basket. But, you can actually make these beautiful gift and decorative projects at home on a scroll saw. It's simple and easy. By using any one of the patterns found inside, you'll make your own authentic-looking wooden basket-weave projects in a few hours. No special tools required, just your scroll saw and common wood. Choose from a dozen all new, never before published designs. From the practical Planter Box to the decorative 1880 New England Basket, these projects are guaranteed to please.
It's snow accident when a young woman's icy demise sends Claire's vacation to hell in a handbasket
Skiing with her family in Breckenridge, Colorado, gift basket designer Claire Hanover hears a terrified scream cut the frigid mountain air. She is horror-stricken to find Stephanie Contino, the sister of her daughter's boyfriend, dead on the slopes. While everyone else assumes the death was an accident, Claire is suspicious of the extra ski tracks that cross dangerously into Stephanie's path. But the police are skeptical of foul play, even as more signs point to murder.
When incriminating clues put her daughter Judy in danger, Claire investigates and finds trouble around every mogul. Between interviewing a daredevil snowboarder and giving ski lessons to a drug boss, she uncovers a chilling conspiracy that could turn deadly for her family.
"Will appeal to Desperate Housewives fans and those who like cozies with a bit of spice."-Booklist
A 'How To' book to guide you towards making an income from the comfort of your home by creating and selling Gift Baskets. This book will tell you how to get started, how to choose a theme for the Gift Basket, what to put in the Gift Basket and how to market your business and much more.
But making the basket is difficult, and Kunu gets frustrated. He is ready to give up when his grandfather intervenes. This is not only a story about a family tradition, but also a story about learning to be patient and gentle with yourself.