Christmas

Truth in the Tinsel, Day One…{ahem} Three

Thanks for joining me for Truth in the Tinsel! {If you’re wondering what I’m talking about, I hope you’ll read this post and join us for this delightful Advent experience that focuses on the true reason for the season–it’s not too late to start!} **SEE ALL OUR TRUTH IN THE TINSEL POSTS HERE!** Truth in […] Read more…

Finding Time to Serve Others During the Christmas Season and Thrifty Thursday

I hope you’ve enjoyed the Simplifying and Serving During the Christmas Season series! The last thing I want to share about is our family’s desire to cultivate a servant’s heart, especially around this time of the year. We have been very blessed, and serving others goes a long way in encouraging a grateful spirit in […] Read more…

What Gifts Can We Give Him?

Have you ever seen The Bishop’s Wife? It’s a lovely black and white film starring Cary Grant that tells the story of a struggling bishop, his wife and the angel who comes to help them.  At the end of the film, the bishop gives a sermon called, “The Empty Stocking”. He quotes this line: “All […] Read more…

As We Approach Christmas…

It seems like we’re reminded often to “give thanks” during the Thanksgiving season, but as we approach Christmas, the many blessings that I have come to mind. I am so thankful for the days when I hear my older two children busily playing “store” in the basement or pretending our large laundry basket is a […] Read more…

DIY "I Spy Bottle"- Homemade Christmas Gift

Homemade Christmas Gift: I Spy Bottle

Looking for a simple and fun gift for a preschool-age child? This “I Spy Bottle” is easy to assemble and is made with items that you probably already have in your craft cupboard. As a bonus, let your school-age child help you assemble it!   Materials Needed:   Empty, completely dry plastic water bottle Dry […] Read more…

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