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

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Simon and Schuster, May 27, 2014 - House & Home - 384 pages
Your home is your haven —and often your favorite place. These stories will entertain and inspire you, whether your home is an apartment, a house, or a condo.

This collection of 101 stories is a great gift for a first-time buyer, a downsizer, a new neighbor, or a remodeler. Give yourself some “me time” with these chapters about:
  • On the Move — the joy, adventure, and excitement of moving
  • Buying and Selling — house hunting, moving on, and making deals
  • Dreams Can ComeTrue—amazing stories of hope and happiness
  • Remodeling, Redecorating, Repairing — hard work that’s worth it!
  • Through the Generations—history,perspective,and kindness
  • You CAN Go Home Again — visiting your old home & finding yourself
  • Unwanted Guests — adventures with animals... and houseguests!
  • Do-It-Yourself Disasters — you’ll love these funny confessions
  • Downsizing and Retiring — the joy of simplicity ...and better weather!
  • What Makes a Home — what really matters inside those four walls
 

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Contents

HouseWhispering in Tucson Jan Henrikson
26
2
35
The Home that Found Us Miki Butterworth
41
The Hunt Karen R Kilby
48
Puzzling Out Our Problems Kerrie R Barney
56
Barely Listening Mariane Dailey Holbrook
63
A Gift from the Past Garrett Bauman
69
Renewed Joanne Webster
76
Coming Home Logan Eliasen
209
Unwanted Guests
213
Holiday Harpooning Cathi LaMarche
215
Lizard in the House Raymond M Wong
219
The Home Invasion Cassidy Sanchez
222
Masked Bandit Jeanne Blandford
227
The Zookeepers Mother Michelle Hauser
231
Itsy Bitsy Spider Mitchell Kyd
234

Meant to Be Jan Bono
83
Dream Home Kerry Germain
86
Building a Dream Betsy S Franz
89
In My Dreams Linda OConnell
92
A Leap of Faith Andrea Peebles
95
The White Swan Irena Nieslony
99
Payoff Party Jan Bono
102
The New Wing Amy Newmark
104
Home Cynthia Lynn Blatchford
106
Remodeling Redecorating Repairing
111
The Worlds Worst House Crescent LoMonaco
116
More Power Kathy Gail Passage
117
Shut Up and Chip Hope Sunderland
119
What Real Men Do Ernie Witham
122
Our Own Downton Abbey Barbara LoMonaco
125
A Carpenter for Life JeanneJacoby Smith
128
Mending All David Martin
131
Curb Appeal Miriam Hill
134
Drawing a Blank Pam Tallman
136
The Best Tool in the Toolbox Gloria Hander Lyons
138
Through the Generations
141
The New Kitchen Barbara A Page
143
My Fathers Desk Carol A Cassara
146
Loft Living Laura Smetak
152
Love Lives Here Ken Hoculock
155
Showing Off John M Scanlan
159
That Wall Had to Go Barbara LoMonaco
161
A Place of Love John P Buentello
165
Art Lessons Golriz Golkar
168
Tables Turn Winter D Prosapio
171
House of Sunshine and Tears J D Chaney
174
You CAN Go Home Again
179
All in the Family Jackie Minniti
181
Where the Green Door Goes Stan Holden
184
Home to the BB Ruth Smith
187
My Parents Pears Shirley P Gumert
190
104 Rebecca Hill
192
The Homestead Emily Parke Chase
196
My Room With a View Ann Thurber
200
Becoming a Home Again Crescent LoMonaco
204
Dads House Madison James
206
The Indecorous Friend Judith MarksWhite
237
Trench Warfare Judy Harch
241
Out of the Mouths of Babes Ken Lynch
250
My Downfall Risa Nye
251
The Color ofJoy Karla Brown
254
As Seen on TV Leticia Madison
258
On a Clear Day Pamela Kae Bender
261
Beam Me Up Lynn Maddalena Menna
265
Number Two Carrie M Leach
268
Everything Including the Kitchen Sink Saralee Perel
270
The Outhouse Kristiana Pastir
273
Decorating Dilemma B J Taylor
275
Watts My Line? David Martin
279
Downsizing and Retiring
283
Under a Lucky Star Linda C Wright
285
Upsized View Tsgoyna Tanzman
289
Our Mayberry Andrea Peebles
293
The Greatest Show on Earth Sharon Struth
297
Moms New Home Audra Easley
300
Time to Let Go Michael T Smith
303
Its a Stretch Carol McAdoo Rehme
306
A Shelter Indeed Hana HaatainenCaye
309
Down the Garden Path Sally Friedman
312
We Cant Move Jean Haynie Stewart
315
Bloom Where You Are Planted Judi HockaboutMartin
317
Its Just a Starter House Ron Geelan
323
The Velvet Bench Joyce Stark
326
My Perfectly Decorated Apartment Dallas Woodburn
329
Steps to Paradise Patricia Lorenz
333
Cupboard Space Nell Musolf
338
Wired for Sound Jennie Ivey
341
DoItMyself Jennifer Quasha
343
A House Without a Chimney John M Scanlan
345
Bad Feng Shui Laurie Sontag
348
Mommy Im 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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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.

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