So Close to Amazing

Stories of a DIY Life Gone Wrong...and Learning to Find the Beauty in Every Imperfection
Narrated by: KariAnne Wood
Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
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Publisher's Summary

This is a book celebrating the incredible, awesome, special individual within each of us. It's also a book for anyone who has ever mismatched her shoes or trimmed her own bangs when a professional might have been a better choice or added too much soap to the washer and watched it overflow.

(Not that KariAnne Wood has ever done any of these things.)

Fans of The Magnolia Story and The Pioneer Woman will love this debut memoir from the beloved Thistlewood Farms blogger. So Close to Amazing is a collection of hilarious and heartfelt reflections on getting it almost right - and how, instead of giving up, we can choose to simply embrace our real selves right where we are. It's a story of transparency and honesty and recognizing that perfection is completely overemphasized and overrated. It's about grace and learning from mistakes and rejoicing in every victory, no matter how small. Because when you find joy in the "you" God created you to be, you'll discover the amazing that was there all along. Contains DIY project ideas anyone can do, whether you're Pinterest-perfect or craft-challenged - homemade signs, centerpieces, recipe walls, and more!

©2017 eChristian (P)2017 eChristian

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I Did Not Think It Would Be This Good!

Very much enjoyed this book. Encouraging. Poignant and funny. She’s a better author than blogger and she’s a good blogger.

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Really liked this book! The author read made it so real. Truth! Hard knocks of life, life fact. Hope she writes another soon...