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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjuring Maria DeBlassie – review by Natalie Hanley

Everyday EnchantmentsEveryday Enchantments by Maria F. DeBlassie
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I chose to read this book because I thought the title was intriguing. Everyone is looking for an everyday enchantment, some ordinary magic in the normality of daily life. I wasn’t sure if it was going to be a fantastical story or memoirs of a modern woman, it turned out to be a bit of both in my opinion.
Through a series of essays, Maria DeBlassie invites us to look at the everyday with new eyes, I guess you could say this is similar to the mindfulness trend that is so popular, or perhaps it’s one step further. I had never tried meditation, but I do suffer with anxiety so thought this book might be an easy way to try it out. I was not disappointed. Although it took me a good chapter to get used to the style of writing, the subject kept me turning the pages. I also found myself wanting to go back and reread certain sections. It will not be a one off read for me, hopefully it is the start of a journey.

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria DeBlassie – Review by Anastasia Dodson

Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily ConjuringsEveryday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria F DeBlassie
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is my first book by this author and i thought it was a very interesting read. I don’t think i have read anything like this book and i found myself thinking multiple times that i needed to be friends with this person ASAP. So many topics were covered in this book but one common occurrence was the thought that magic is everywhere and in everything. This book was a refreshing cleanse to the normal stuff i read and i am looking forward to reading more books by this author. I would recommend this to a friend!

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria DeBlassie – Review by Elizabeth Sanchez

Everyday EnchantmentsEveryday Enchantments by Maria F. DeBlassie
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings is the first I have ready by Maria DeBlassie. It is a collection of essays with varying topics, but all with the same underlying theme. They remind us to enjoy the little things in life, savor the moments, conversations, memories, etc. They read like blog entries, each able to be read individually. Her writing style is unlike any I have read before. She is very descriptive and deep at times, and the book brings out feelings that I didn’t think was possible. The stories are vivid, and you live them with her. Great collection and reminder to stop and smell the roses every once in a while. Don’t take life for granted.

Reviewed by @way2gosmartguy

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria F. DeBlassie – Review by Erin Davidson

Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily ConjuringsEveryday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria F DeBlassie
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria DeBlassie is a delightful little read, of short essays. Everyday Enchantments, isn’t exactly a self-help book, but more collection of personal essays from Maria DeBlassie, to demonstrate to readers the everyday experiences we have with magic, without noticing them. This book is very good for helping readers be more mindful, and more aware of the world around you, rather than stuck in your own head. I found it personally help me practice meditation and mindfulness, whilst being outdoors and active. It helped me gain a new appreciation for the smaller things in life and how truly beautiful this world can be, when we aren’t taking it for granted. Though this type of book isn’t something I usually reach for, it was definitely a refreshing and charming read. 4/5 stars.

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria DeBlassie – Review by Kerry Baker

Everyday EnchantmentsEveryday Enchantments by Maria F. DeBlassie
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic and Daily Conjurings by Maria DeBlassie is a book designed to get you thinking in a different way.
This book is one that was written in a different style to that which I am used to reading and I found that refreshing. I loved that the book was almost in nice little bite sized chunks for you. For myself, running around after a one year old, it made it so much easier to read. I could pick it up and put it down easily, falling straight back into the authors rhythm every time I did. It really helps you to reflect on your everyday life and news ways of thinking about things.
This is honestly the type of book that I never thought I would read but I am so glad I did. Brilliant from start to finish I would highly recommend everyone give this book a go!

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria DeBlassie – Review by Susan Mowdy

Everyday EnchantmentsEveryday Enchantments by Maria F. DeBlassie
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This read was different but no less needed. This was a maybe self help book I didn’t know i needed in life until I read it. This book had me escape from my own life and just let me be.

I can’t tell anyone the calming effect of this book or the way it just calms you. I wasn’t expecting this book but it made my extremely stressful life better

Review by @listersda
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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria DeBlassie – Review by Chantelle Smith

Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily ConjuringsEveryday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria F DeBlassie
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Everyday Enchantments is a unique read, that I never expected to enjoy as much as I did. Maria DeBlassie is a new author for me and I can’t wait to see what else she writes and how it compare to this book. It is easy flowing, easy read that really makes you stop and think, and really appreciate certain things. This really is an interesting relaxing laid back read, that has a different style of writing that is different from most books I read, so that took me a while to get used, but I quickly got so captivated with reading that ended up finishing it before I could really take notice again. It was a book that covered a lot of topics, topics that made you think and look at things differently.

It’s a fascinating read that I highly recommend. I will definitely be reading this over again, just to take in the read and give it the extra appreciation it deserves. Don’t miss this read!

Reviewed By @tillytillzz

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria DeBlassie – Review by Sheri Schrader

Everyday EnchantmentsEveryday Enchantments by Maria F. DeBlassie
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria F. DeBlassie is a collection of short musings from the author. She embraces the everyday things in life and brings that to her readers. This is a book that can be read a chapter at a time or all at one time. I like the author mentions things that we might take for granted and bring enchantment to them. She also is relatable. I read this during my lunches during a stressful week at work. I went back after lunch with a renewed sense of spirit and was able to finish my work day in a better mood and able to look at the little things differently.

Review by @sherimichelle1

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria DeBlassie – Reveiw by Tausha Treadway

Everyday EnchantmentsEveryday Enchantments by Maria F. DeBlassie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria DeBlassie. This book was AMAZING. I was not sure about it to be honest but let me tell you once I started I couldn’t put it down. It was simple yet so complicated all at the same time. It’s a series of stories about finding the wonderful in the normal, everyday simple things. Making life magical when no one expects anything but the same ole, same ole. It’s about slowing down and enjoying life and moments not things and taking into account all the wonderfulness, thankfulness, mindfulness and reflection in life. Letting life do its thing and enjoying the ride as you go. Read this book, you will be so glad you did!

Reviewed by @tytanmom19

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Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria DeBlassie – Review by Heather Lovelace

Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily ConjuringsEveryday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings by Maria F DeBlassie
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I’m not sure I knew what I exactly I expected to find in these pages. What I do know is that I found this book from DeBlassie to be charming. This book’s delivery is different than most, being written in a way that I found myself appreciating the words and the intent behind them. The stream of consciousness found in these pages was easy to follow and appreciate but will find me rereading them to enjoy them again. Very well done. Something I will definitely recommend to others.

Reviewed by @heatherlovelace

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