“The Sparkle Box” by Jill Hardie Book Review & Giveaway


A very Special Thanks to FlyBy Promotions and Ideals Books for providing our family this beautiful book to review on my blog. =)

I don’t know about you but my favorite holiday is Christmas! =) As soon as November 1st hits we decorate and get the tree up. There’s just something about Christmas that makes it so special and magical. =) Usually most families have traditions or certain special moments they carry year after year. Our family used to go to my Grandmothers for Christmas Eve to exchange gifts with most of the family and spend time with one another and enjoy different foods. Unfortunately my Grandmother has now passed so our family has now got a new tradition of going out on Christmas Eve to get a hot cocoa and drive around for an hour or so looking at pretty Christmas lights on people’s homes and yards.

We were sent the “Sparkle Box” by Jill Hardie. Jill Hardie and her family began placing a gift for Jesus under the Christmas tree as a way of bringing more meaning to the holiday. The first time they opened His gift, the commercialism of the season melted away and they felt a profound joy and peace.


This hardcover book is absolutely beautiful! The illustrations are colorful and the story behind it kind of choked me up as I read it. I knew it came with a “Sparkle Box” but I had no idea what the meaning of it would turn out to be. We now have our “Sparkle Box” sitting in our tree and filling it as we go day-to-day. This will definitely be added to our family traditions for the holiday! =)

We think you would enjoy this book as well with your family. You can visit the book website to purchase this same book by clicking the following link..http://www.idealsbooks.com/The-Sparkle-Box-Jill-Hardie/dp/0824956478  They can also be found on FACEBOOK.

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  • Jessica Gomez

    Book looks very cute

  • Nesca C

    I coupon for every free thing that i can because if i cant use it I just gather it up and donate it to my local woman and children’s shelter

  • angela m

    We donate food and clothes to our local food bank

  • Micheal Bergeron

    I volunteer at my church with anything they need being disabled I don’t work and have the time to give. I always try and do for others for one day I might need the help myself.

  • Brittaney Hall

    As I was standing in line at the grocery store, a family in front of me was over their limit on their card and they were having to put back a few things and as they were doing so they put back a few frozen kid’s dinners and their little boy very sadly said “But mommy, I thought that was my dinner” and as the lady tried to explain to him what was going on, I handed the cashier the $6.00 and some change that they were short. They were so thankful but at the same time being a mother and having been there before I know what it is like.

  • Tamega D.

    I would love to put a gift in the sparkle box.

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