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Merry Christmas in Times of Grief

As we gather to celebrate the birth of our Savior, my family has mixed emotions. We cling to God because He is the only one seeing us through the difficulties of our lives. Death has surrounded us.  In November, our 24 year old niece died in a horse riding accident. She was riding her horse… Continue Reading

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

7 Family Christmas Traditions

7 Family Christmas Traditions

We have several family Christmas traditions. I hope they encourage you to have your own family traditions.   Giving Gifts to Missionaries As a family, we chose one of our missionary families & contacted them to see what type of gift would be helpful to their kids. My kids sold pumpkin bread & chocolate chip… Continue Reading

Do You Want to Add Meaning to Your Christmas?

Do You Want to Add Meaning to Your Christmas?

Most of us want to pull away from the commercialism of the holidays and put more meaning into our family Christmas. That’s why I’m hosting a FREE Christmas workshop the Tuesday after Thanksgiving & I’d love for you to join me. It’s called 5 Clues to Putting Christ back into Christmas. You’ll need to register… Continue Reading

What to Do with Old Christmas Cards

What to Do with Old Christmas Cards

Every year, I have a stack of Christmas cards & pictures. When our kids were young, I tried putting the cards in a basket. Each evening we were suppose to choose one card & pray for that person. The problem is the basket was moved, so we often forgot to pray when the basket was… Continue Reading

3 Epiphany Traditions from our Family

3 Epiphany Traditions from our Family

Actually, I didn’t know what Epiphany was until our kids were older. Even so, we formed some family traditions that I’ve continued. We also had some Epiphany traditions that I didn’t even realize we were doing. Christmas Thank You Notes We used the time between Christmas & Epiphany to learn thankfulness.  Our kids wrote thank… Continue Reading

Christmas Around the World – St. Nicholas Day

Christmas Around the World – St. Nicholas Day

Tomorrow is St. Nicholas Day. What a perfect opportunity to begin your Christmas Around the World study. You may be saying to yourself, “But we don’t do Santa Claus in our home.”  Just bear with me. St. Nicholas is based on the 4th century bishop of Myra, part of modern day Turkey. He had a reputation for… Continue Reading

Christmas Activities for Kids – Truth in the Tinsel {Review}

Christmas Activities for Kids – Truth in the Tinsel {Review}

Yesterday I mentioned an advent resource that I wish we had when our kids were younger. Today, I have a review of Truth in the Tinsel to see if its a good fit for your family. For those of you who have young kids (preschool to young elementary), Truth in the Tinsel is one of… Continue Reading

Advent Family Traditions

Advent Family Traditions

Last month I shared our Thanksgiving family traditions, so let’s take a look at our Advent family traditions.  Advent occurs during the four weeks, prior to Christmas. It is a time of “anticipation” for the “arrival” of Christ’s birth (Christmas). In future posts, I’ll share our Christmas family traditions. I’ve linked some of these ideas… Continue Reading

FREE Christmas Workshop

FREE Christmas Workshop

I’m hosting a FREE Christmas workshop the Tuesday after Thanksgiving & I’d love for you to join me.  It’s called 5 Clues to Putting Christ back into Christmas.  You’ll need to register to save your spot and discover those 5 Secrets.  We have 200 spots available and I’m sure they will fill up quickly. Reserve… Continue Reading