Category Archives: Traditions

One Good Thing to do With Those Christmas Cards

I saw this idea a while back and I thought I’d share. You can find lots of fun crafts for your old Christmas cards, but what about putting them to use first thing in the New Year?¬†Most people display theirs … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on Christmas Traditions

We have been having so much fun introducing a few new Christmas traditions this year, such as our Jesse tree,¬†advent bags, and keeping our calendar pretty well cleared. We already have a few more ideas! Christmas is a time to … Continue reading

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A Few Easy Kids’ Christmas Activities

I’m all about activities being easy. Here are a few we’ve done so far. Feel free to share your ideas too! Baby Jesus’ Manger The best gift of Christmas morning. Make a simple manger with things you have around the … Continue reading

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Christmas: Traditions and Celebrating Christ

It has been a mere 6 years since I first gave my life to Christ. Every year, the depth, meaning, and sacrifice in the story of Christmas and Easter hit me harder than the year before. Every year, He teaches … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar / Banner / Garland

I’ve wanted to make an advent calendar since last holiday season, but only now have found the time and motivation. Ideas for Types of Calendars. I love all the different types. The little wooden ones with doors, the paper ones, … Continue reading

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A Giant Seed

  (My hair and outfit: Wow. Seriously. Wow. At least I didn’t have to post my “she-mullet” look. ;)) About three or four years ago (as usual, I can’t remember exactly), I started the personal tradition of writing a letter … Continue reading

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Making Pumpkin Molasses Cookies With the Kids!

This might become a tradition. We’ll see! I wanted to find a quick and easy craft or cooking activity to do with Jaron for Halloween. Plus, this is a good opportunity for Jaron to work his kindness and generosity skills … Continue reading

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