Ready or not, Christmas is a comin’! The Big Day will be here in just 11 short weeks! That’s right, eleven!! No matter how I plan, some things about Christmas just seem to sneak up on me. Take, for example, my decision last year to use a brand new Advent eBook with my kids, Truth… Continue reading Are You Ready?
I really can’t believe Christmas had already come and gone! We have really missed doing our Truth in the Tinsel activities the past couple of days! I won’t lie, it got a bit crazy there at the end. We combined a few days, and skipped one or two altogether, but it was truly a wonderful… Continue reading Manger Mondays: Advent Link Up Week 4 (on Tuesday)
I can’t believe the third week is over already! Time is really flying; and life is really hectic!! Next week will be our final Manger Mondays Link Up, to wrap up our Advent celebrations and let you report on how your final week before Christmas went! I didn’t think our Christmastime schedule was terribly busy,… Continue reading Manger Mondays: Advent Link Up Week 3
First of all, thank you so much to everyone who linked up last week! We had some really great posts! I truly enjoyed reading all of them! Erin from The Humbled Homemaker had several great ones, as did Mary from The Encouraging Home, Jessica over at The Bohemian Bowmans and several others!! “Advent Calendar for… Continue reading Manger Mondays: Advent Link-Up Week 2
Eyes sparkle with anticipation held wide so as not to miss a thing during a blink. Voices chatter constantly, pointing out this and that, here and there. Every bulb a delight, every twinkle a miracle. Cheeks ever rosy, noses frosty and red. Fingers tucked safely away inside mittens fidget and dance in anticipation. Marshmallows dance… Continue reading The Magic of Christmas
We have really loved our first week of Advent activities! I bought the girls a couple of secular Princess advent calendars that they get to open each morning before school and eat their little chocolate treat. It’s been fun to see what the shapes have been, and talk about how that fits in to our… Continue reading Manger Mondays: Advent Link-Up Week 1