A Baker’s Dozen: 13 Reads & Inspirations

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A stranger rang our doorbell and asked if I was selling the vintage doors propped along the street’s view of our Wonder Home. I smiled and looked at my hubby. See buddy? All those years you’ve teased me about collecting old windows, doors, clocks…? Thankyouverymuch.

Before I knew it the guy was in our house, looking around, commenting on the bookcase and asking where I got our zinc side table. And then he starts picking up our collection of teal Ball jars, turning every one upside down. “I’m looking for the number 13. They’re the rare ones because during the war, most of those numbered jars were destroyed because people believed they brought bad luck.”

There are a handful of theories surrounding why 13 is an unlucky number.

Well, 13, us Pogue’s ain’t scared of you in the least because last month we celebrated a baker’s dozen of wedded-ness and lemme tell you, this year is going to blow the roof off! Beautiful, healing, vibrant. New is in store and we are like, 13 WE HEART YOU!!!!!

And to celebrate a baker’s dozen of an anniversary, I’m sharing our favorite 13 books and by “our” books I mean the ones I’m reading.
In bed.
To my hubby. (#blessitall) As in, Babe, you have to hear this…
Or to our boys.

A Baker’s Dozen: Book Recommendations

Alongside by Sarah Beckman

And Still She Laughs by Kate Merrick

The Road Back to You by Ian Cron

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzero

When God Says “Wait” by Elizabeth Thompson

Not Pregnant by Cathie Quillet (who’s guest blogging for us later this week- woot!)

A Different Beautiful by Courtney Westlake

The book of Esther, La Biblia

Life in Seasons by Vanessa Hunt and Heather Patterson

The Wisdom of the Enneagram by Don Richard Risso and Russ Hudson

The Chronicles of Narnia (Tanner’s favorite) by C.S. Lewis

Sylvester and The Magic Pebble (Ty’s favorite) by William Steig

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery


Plus, A Baker’s Dozen: Inspiring Instagram Souls















See? 13 ain’t so bad. Happy reading, and may you be inspired today!



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  1. Bekah, I am so humbled and honored that you would choose our crazy family on Instagram as one of your Baker’s Dozen today! I love you, dear friend! Thank you for your kindness! I continue to be amazed and inspired by the loveliness that is YOU!

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