Chicken Soup for the Soul: Home Sweet Home: 101 Stories about Hearth, Happiness, and Hard Work

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Home Sweet Home: 101 Stories about Hearth, Happiness, and Hard Work

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ISBN-13: 9781611599350
Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Publication date: 05/27/2014
Series: Chicken Soup for the Soul Series
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 398,291
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen are co-founders of Chicken Soup for the Soul. Amy Newmark is publisher and editor-in-chief of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Hometown:

Santa Barbara, California

Date of Birth:

August 19, 1944

Place of Birth:

Fort Worth, Texas

Education:

B.A. in History, Harvard University, 1966; M.A.T. Program, University of Chicago, 1968; M.Ed., U. of Massachusetts, 1973

Table of Contents

1 On the Move

1 Starting Over Paula Bicknell 1

2 Celebrating the Tears Kim Stokely 5

3 Finally Home Connie K. Pombo 7

4 Eulogy for a Compost Pile Kerrie R. Barney 10

5 The Story People Who Live with Me Joelle Jarvis 13

6 Father Meets Cat Door Harriet Cooper 16

7 A Patch of Peace Barbara Crick 20

8 The Red Brick House Saralee Perel 22

9 House-Whispering in Tucson Jan Henrikson 26

10 The Bubble Bath Courtney Lynn Mroch 30

2 Buying and Selling

11 Shared Dreams Karen Baker 37

12 The Home that Found Us Miki Butterworth 41

13 The Auction Maureen Rogers 44

14 The Hunt Karen R. Kilby 48

15 Thumbs Up! Jeanne Blandford 52

16 Puzzling Out Our Problems Kerrie R. Barney 56

17 How to Speak Realtor Laurie Sontag 60

18 Barely Listening Mariane Dailey Holbrook 63

19 Home Pee Home Tsgoyna Tanzman 65

20 A Gift from the Past Garrett Bauman 69

21 What You Take With You Logan Eliasen 73

22 Renewed Joanne Webster 76

3 Dreams Can Come True

23 Meant to Be Jan Bono 83

24 Dream Home Kerry Germain 86

25 Building a Dream Betsy S. Franz 89

26 In My Dreams Linda O'Connell 92

27 A Leap of Faith Andrea Peebles 95

28 The White Swan Irena Nieslony 99

29 Payoff Party Jan Bono 102

30 The New Wing Amy Newmark 104

31 Home Cynthia Lynn Blatchford 106

4 Remodeling, Redecorating, Repairing

32 The World's Worst House Crescent LoMonaco 113

33 More Power Kathy Gail Passage 117

34 Shut Up and Chip Hope Sunderland 119

35 What Real Men Do Ernie Witham 122

36 Our Own Downton Abbey Barbara LoMonaco 125

37 A Carpenter for Life Jeanne Jacoby Smith 128

38 Mending All David Martin 131

39 Curb Appeal Miriam Hill 134

40 Drawing a Blank Pam Tollman 136

41 The Best Tool in the Toolbox Gloria Hander Lyons 138

5 Through the Generations

42 The New Kitchen Barbara A. Page 143

43 My Fathers Desk Carol A. Cassara 146

44 Loft Living Laura Smetak 152

45 Love Lives Here Ken Hoculock 155

46 Showing Off John M. Scanlan 159

47 That Wall Had to Go Barbara LoMonaco 161

48 A Place of Love John P. Buentello 165

49 Art Lessons Golriz Golkar 168

50 Tables Turn Winter D. Prosapio 171

51 House of Sunshine and Tears J.D. Chaney 174

6 You CAN Go Home Again

52 All in the Family Jackie Minniti 181

53 Where the Green Door Goes Stan Holden 184

54 Home to the B&B Ruth Smith 187

55 My Parents' Pears Shirley P. Gumert 190

56 #104 Rebecca Hill 192

57 The Homestead Emily Parke Chase 196

58 My Room With a View Ann Thurber 200

59 Becoming a Home Again Crescent LoMonaco 204

60 Dad's House Madison James 206

61 Coming Home Logan Eliasen 209

7 Unwanted Guests

62 Holiday Harpooning Cathi LaMarche 215

63 Lizard in the House Raymond M. Wong 219

64 The Home Invasion Cassidy Sanchez 222

65 Masked Bandit Jeanne Blandjord 227

66 The Zookeepers Mother Michelle Hauser 231

67 Itsy Busy Spider Mitchell Kyd 234

68 The Indecorous Friend Judith Marks-White 237

69 Trench Warfare Judy Harch 241

8 Do-It-Yourself Disasters

70 Out of the Mouths of Babes Ken Lynch 247

71 My Downfall Risa Nye 251

72 The Color of Joy Karla Brown 254

73 As Seen on TV Leticia Madison 258

74 On a Clear Day Pamela Kae Bender 261

75 Beam Me Up Lynn Maddalena Menna 265

76 Number Two Carrie M. Leach 268

77 Everything Including the Kitchen Sink Saralee Perel 270

78 The Outhouse Kristiana Pastir 273

79 Decorating Dilemma B.J. Taylor 275

80 Watts My Line? David Martin 279

9 Downsizing and Retiring

81 Under a Lucky Star Linda C. Wright 285

82 Upsized View Tsgoyna Tanzman 289

83 Our Mayberry Andrea Peebles 293

84 The Greatest Show on Earth Sharon Struth 297

85 Mom's New Home Audra Easley 300

86 Time to Let Go Michael T. Smith 303

87 It's a Stretch Carol McAdoo Rehme 306

88 A Shelter, Indeed Hana Haatainen-Caye 309

89 Down the Garden Path Sally Friedman 312

90 We Can't Move Jean Haynie Stewart 315

91 Bloom Where You Are Planted Judi Hockabout-Martin 317

10 What Makes a Home

92 It's Just a Starter House Ron Geelan 323

93 The Velvet Bench Joyce Stark 326

94 My Perfectly Decorated Apartment Dallas Woodburn 329

95 57 Steps to Paradise Patricia Lorenz 333

96 Cupboard Space Nell Musolf 338

97 Wired for Sound Jennie Ivey 341

98 Do-It-Myself Jennifer Quasha 343

99 A House Without a Chimney John M. Scanlan 345

100 Bad Feng Shui Laurie Sontag 348

101 Mommy, I'm Cold Elena Aitken 351

Meet Our Contributors 354

Meet Our Authors 368

Thank You 369

About Chicken Soup for the Soul 370

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Home Sweet Home: 101 Stories about Hearth, Happiness, and Hard Work 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
As a contributor...this book holds a deep seeded memory. Growing up in the system made a home just a 'house 'for me. There many great stories for those who are inspired by what a home truly is. :) Worth a read!