A note from Tricia: Are you a mommy who feels squeezed by Motherhood? Could
God be shaping something beautiful in you?
In my new spiritual memoir, Blue Like Play Dough I invite women to discover
the extraordinary in the ordinary! To learn to see God’s hand lovingly at
work in every aspect of your life—from laundry-folding to the umpteenth
reading of Goodnight Moon.

And now I’m inviting YOU to come bring your stretched self and attend a fun
Facebook Launch Party for Blue Like Play Dough! I know you’re busy (and
tired) so I’m bringing the festivities to you! So grab your comfiest chair
and slip away from that long To-Do list and join me for a two hour Play
<Play Dough Party>
Dough Party. I’ll be sharing some of my mothering experiences (the good and
the bad), hosting a fun trivia contest, giving away Mommy Play Dough Packs,
answering questions, and getting to know YOU!

I’d be honored to have you as my guest – and to prove it I’ll be giving away
2 ginormous Mommy Play Dough Packs to two party attendees at random! The
winners will be announced at the end of the party. Grab your friends and
let’s party! oh, and don’t forget your camera! Snap pictures during the
party and upload them during the festivities. I’ll be giving a prize away
for the best photo!

So come join me on July 27th from 5-7 pm (PST)! Friend me on facebook and
join the fun!

Get One, Give One Campaign (GO-GO)! (http://triciagoyer.com/gogo.html)

With the release of this book Tricia is also launching the Get One, Give One
Campaign <http://triciagoyer.com/gogo.html> !

For every copy of Blue Like Play Dough purchased, she’ll donate a copy of My
Life <http://triciagoyer.com/store.html>  Unscripted or Generation NeXt
Parenting <http://triciagoyer.com/store.html>  to a pregnancy, teen or
family support ministry (while supplies last).


All you have to do is buy a copy of Blue Like Play Dough on Christianbook
on Amazon, or at your local bookstore<http://www.christianstoredigger.com> , and then go to Tricia’s Go-Go page<http://triciagoyer.com/gogo.html>  and fill out the form. EASY!

Help us spread the word about the Go-Go program by putting this button on
your website/blog: (see the button here
<http://sprightly-amyanne.blogspot.com/> )

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About the book: In the everyday stretch and squeeze of motherhood, Tricia
Goyer often feels smooshed by the demands of life. In Blue Like Play Dough,
she shares her unlikely journey from rebellious, pregnant teen to busy wife
and mom with big dreams of her own. As her story unfolds, Tricia realizes
that God has more in store for her than she has ever imagined possible.

Sure, life is messy and beset by doubts. But God keeps showing up in the
most unlikely places-in a bowl of carrot soup, the umpteenth reading of
Goodnight Moon, a woe-is me teen drama, or play dough in the hands of a

In Tricia’s transparent account, you’ll find understanding, laughter, and
strength for your own story. And in the daily push and pull, you’ll learn to
recognize the loving hands of God at work in your life. and know He has
something beautiful in mind.

Read an excerpt:

About the author: (shorter bio here <http://triciagoyer.com/presskit.html>
)Using her own experiences as a teen mother, and leader of today’s
generation, Tricia’s vision is to be a voice of hope and possibility for
teenage girls, pregnant teen girls, mothers and wives through her
educational and inspirational speaking, workshops and books. Her intention
is to serve ordinary women by encouraging extraordinary things with God’s
help. Tricia expresses real life, real hope, for real women.

Tricia is the author of 20+ books and has published over 300 articles for
national publications such as Guideposts for Kids, Focus on the Family,
Christian Parenting Today, Today’s Christian Woman and HomeLife Magazine.
She won Historical Novel of the Year in 2005 and 2006 from American
Christian Fiction Writers, and was honored with the Writer of the Year award
from Mt. Hermon Writer’s Conference in 2003. Tricia’s book
<http://triciagoyer.com/nonfiction.html> Life Interrupted was a finalist for
the Gold Medallion Book Award in 2005.

In her fiction novels, Tricia writes contemporary
<http://triciagoyer.com/contemporaryfiction.html>  and historical
<http://triciagoyer.com/historicalfiction.html>  stories that feature strong
women overcoming great challenges. She recreates historic wartime eras with
precise detail through perseverant and comprehensive research.

Each of her World War II and Spanish Civil War novels tell the inspiring
stories of engaging characters-and a God whose hand is evident in the
landscape of history and the obstacles of ordinary lives.

Tricia speaks <http://triciagoyer.com/speaking.html>  to groups interested
in these eras, with the intention of preserving and honoring the memory of
the men and women who served.

She also speaks and conducts workshops for teens around the nation, and
offers programs to assist teens and teen moms through Hope Pregnancy
Ministries in Northwestern Montana, which she founded. Tricia is a frequent
workshop presenter at the MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) International

Author website: http://www.triciagoyer.com <http://www.triciagoyer.com/>
watch a video and read the endorsements

Link to purchase the book: Purchase Here

My Review:
Need a real life dose of realism in a humorous way?  Trisha takes the life that we live as mothers and talks about how life really is and how often we feel like we are smoothed  by the normal push  of mothering.  Life is messy! Trisha is very transparent in this book, using real names and all…since I live in the same area as her, I realized how this is a somewhat autobiographical book of real dose of reality. She talks about the tough things, abortion, dealing with parenting as a teen, parenting teens, parenting toddlers, marriage issues, housecleaning all in a way where you feel like you sat down to a cup of coffee or tea with a friend and she shared her story with you. Check out the above paragraphs for when you buy the book. It is a great little book  that I think any mother will enjoy! You will find yourself challenged and encouraged  as well chuckling as you relate to her mothering exploits.- Martha

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