Sunday, June 16, 2013

A Little Salty to Cut the Sweet by Sophie Hudson

  • Paperback: 224 pages

  • Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers (June 4, 2013)

  • ISBN-13: 978-1414375663

  • There’s nothing quite like family—for good or bad. But in a world where we sometimes know more about the Kardashians than we do the people sleeping right down the hall, it’s easy to forget that walking through life with our family offers all sorts of joy wrapped up in the seemingly mundane. There’s even a little bit of sacred sitting smack-dab in the middle of the ordinary. And since time’s-a-wastin’, we need to be careful that we don’t take our people—and their stories—for granted. Whether it’s a marathon bacon-frying session, a road trip gone hysterically wrong, or a mother-in-law who makes every trip to the grocery store an adventure, author Sophie Hudson reminds us how important it is to slow down and treasure the day-to-day encounters with the people we love the most.

    Written in the same witty style as Sophie’s BooMama blog, A Little Salty to Cut the Sweet is a cheerful, funny, and tender account of Sophie’s very Southern family. It’s a look into the real lives of real people—and a real, loving God right in the middle of it all.

    My Review:

    This was a great southern memoir. I enjoyed reading it even with the sad parts. Life is not always happy. I am a Southern Girl too so I could relate to several of her stories. It had several hilarious parts. The chapters are easy to read and I read it in one night. I have never read her blog so her writing is new to me but I look forward to reading more stories by her. I liked how she worked her faith into the book. Her family sounds great. Highly Recommended!

    Sophie Hudson loves to laugh more than just about anything. She began writing her blog,, in November 2005, and much to her surprise, she's stuck with it. Sophie hopes that through her stories, women find encouragement and hope in the everyday, joy-filled moments of life. In addition to her blog, Sophie writes on a regular basis for HomeLife magazine and is a contributor to the Pioneer Woman's blog. She also serves as co-emcee for LifeWay's dotMOM event. In her spare time she enjoys iced tea, college football, and entire seasons of TV shows on DVD. Sophie lives with her husband and son in Birmingham, Alabama.

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