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Stockings Filled With Love {Magic of a Childhood Christmas Series} And LINK-UP!

I am over the moon to have my good online friend, Amanda Williams, from Life. Edited. (she just happens to be hosting a rockin’ giveaway right now, btw!) share our final Magic of a Childhood Christmas series post! I found Amanda’s blog through a mutual in-real-life friend and was immediately hooked. Her poetic, lyrical, honest writing grips… Continue reading Stockings Filled With Love {Magic of a Childhood Christmas Series} And LINK-UP!

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Ring-A-Ling, Hear Them Sing {The Magic of a Childhood Christmas Series}

This post is part of our Magic of a Childhood Christmas series. I’m so happy to have Leigh Kramer from HopefulLeigh join us today to share a touching memory from her childhood.  I never believed in Santa Claus. My brother and I read books explaining Old St. Nick’s origin and Christian roots. Our family focused… Continue reading Ring-A-Ling, Hear Them Sing {The Magic of a Childhood Christmas Series}

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Make a Memory {The Magic of a Childhood Christmas Series}

I am so delighted to bring you today’s guest post for our Christmas series! Sweet Nicky writes at Salt and Sparkle, a lovely blog with amazing photos taken by Nicky and lots, and lots of talk about food and friends. You really should check her out! You can also find her on Twitter. Nicky hails… Continue reading Make a Memory {The Magic of a Childhood Christmas Series}

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The Magic of A Childhood Christmas

Rusty hills dotted with sagebrush and paddle cactus blurred past the window. I rested my forehead on the cool glass and stared at everything. And nothing. Would there be snow? A familiar fluttering of anticipation ebbed and flowed in my stomach. I was at a crossroads. A borderland, if you will. One foot still planted… Continue reading The Magic of A Childhood Christmas

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Manger Mondays: Advent Link Up Week 4 (on Tuesday)

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)

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Manger Mondays: Advent Link Up Week 3

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