November 7, 2011 A Holiday Scrapbook ~ Guests: Brenda Nixon, Cathy Messecar, Leslie Wilson

This week's show will be a cozy and vibrant show! We'll be sharing some great ideas for a whole month of giving thanks as well as all kinds of ideas for Christmas. Our special guests this week are the authors of A Scrapbook of Christmas Firsts: Stories to Warm Your Heart and Tips to Simplify Your Holiday. This lovely book is just packed with everything warm and wonderful about Christmas and we'll be discussing it all!

And if you're listening live on Monday at noon EST you can even share ideas or pose questions in the chat room. We'll do our best to share them on the air.

A Scrapbook of Christmas Firsts is full of fresh ideas and practical ways to weave delight into the Christmas holidays. It's co-authored by six amazing women, three of whom will be joining us today.

  • Brenda Nixon, M.A., helps parents and professionals understand child development and parenting issues. Author of the award-winning The Birth to Five Book, Brenda also hosts The Parent's Plate radio show here on toginet, and offers child discipline tips at

  • Author Cathy Messecar speaks at local and national women's retreats, women's Bible classes, garden and social clubs, MOPS, retired teachers and writing guilds.  She currently writes for The Courier, a daily with Houston Community Newspapers (over 500 columns). Her latest book is a Bible study book for individual or groups, "A Still and Quiet Soul: Embracing Contentment"

    (2011). She also wrote "The Stained Glass Pickup: Glimpses of God's Uncommon Wisdom" (2006), a book of devotions. A second gift book in the "Scrapbook" series debuts in April of 2012," A Scrapbook of Motherhood Firsts: Stories to Celebrate and Wisdom to Bless Moms." 

  • Leslie Wilson pens a weekly humor column, "Reality Motherhood," and makes thousands laugh each year through Hearts at Home, MOPS, and Early Childhood PTAs. She's a contribuing author to the Groovy Chicks' Road Trip series, Chicken Soup fo the Mother of Preschoolers's Soul, and dozens of parenting magazines. Visit
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