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Add Meaning to Your Christmas & SAVE 50% with our 3 Day Christmas Sale

Add Meaning to Your Christmas & SAVE 50% with our 3 Day Christmas Sale

SAVE 50% 3 Day Christmas Sale thru Dec 11 Grab any or all of our individual Christmas ebooks for a 50% discount. Click on the book or title and you’ll be taken to the page where you can place your order. It’s so simple. And, using these resources will save you lots of time &… Continue Reading

Italian Feast of the Epiphany

Italian Feast of the Epiphany

Although we’re on our way home this year, I wanted to share our Epiphany feast from last year. I hope you might have one, also. All our kids enjoy the recipes in this delicious Italian feast. At the last minute I decided to make our feast of the Epiphany. The past few years, the kids… Continue Reading

Christmas Around the World – Mexico & Las Posadas

Christmas Around the World – Mexico & Las Posadas

This is a little late because I’ve been busy baking for a few Christmas parties. I loved having my girlfriends for coffee this past Wednesday. Let’s take a look at another country that celebrates Christmas – Mexico. As you study Christmas Around the World, be sure to read about Las Posadas event in Mexico. On… Continue Reading

Christmas Around the World – 3 German Christmas Traditions

Christmas Around the World – 3 German Christmas Traditions

Last Friday I spent time in my daughter, Ashley’s class. She teaches at-risk 4th graders near Austin.  I decided to share some Christmas traditions from Germany. I’ll also be telling the same stories & the same activity with some younger kids next Monday. Gentry & Hunter will be home, so we have 6 kids coming… Continue Reading

FREE Christmas Writing Activities – Christmas Around the World with St Lucia

FREE Christmas Writing Activities – Christmas Around the World with St Lucia

Tomorrow is St. Lucia’s Day.  Even, if your oldest daughter doesn’t serve breakfast to your family in bed, you can still learn about this Swedish tradition.  I’ve included a short version of St. Lucia’s story below so your kids can do one of our Christmas writing activities.  After reading the story with your kids, let… Continue Reading

Christmas Around the World – St. Lucia Buns

Christmas Around the World – St. Lucia Buns

Friday is St Lucia’s Day, so why not make Lucia’s Buns.  It’s a tradition in Sweden and another fun Christmas Around the World homeschooling activity.  Our family made these often, especially when our kids were at home. You can get a traditional recipe from One Perfect Bite Or, try our easy, make-ahead version.  We make… Continue Reading

Christmas Around the World – St. Lucia’s Day

Christmas Around the World – St. Lucia’s Day

St. Lucia’s Day is this Friday, December 13 and a great chance to study Christmas around the world.  You can have some fun along the way. My middle daughter, Gentry loved this celebration.  It all started when she read Kirsten’s Surprise, one of the American Girl books.  Kirsten was Gentry’s favorite character, so she enjoyed… Continue Reading

Pre-Holiday Sale

Pre-Holiday Sale

With so many companies (including homeschool companies) having Black Friday & Cyber Monday sales, we decided to have a Pre-Holiday sale on our Christmas ebooks. Why a Pre-Holiday Sale? Our Christmas ebooks help moms & dads keep the focus of Christmas on Christ, so why wait until next week to get them in your hands. … Continue Reading

Christmas Around The World

Christmas Around The World

When I taught public school for six years, I always taught a unit at Christmas time. One of my biggest motivations for a Christmas unit was the opportunity to share the story of Christ’s birth. Each year I began my Christmas unit with the true story of Christmas. Then, I moved to traditions of countries… Continue Reading

Christmas Goodies Recipes – Christmas Rolls

Christmas Goodies Recipes – Christmas Rolls

For our Christmas Eve meal, we generally have my homemade bread.  Christmas is the only time I make my bread, so it’s a treat.  This year, I decided to take the dough and make rolls.  I’m adding it to my Christmas goodies recipes. Here’s what I did.  You can easily do the same thing with… Continue Reading