Christmas

Christmas Potluck Sign Up Sheets Free Printable PDF

The Christmas season is here, and that probably means putting on or participating in a Christmas party!  If you’re a party organizer and planning a Christmas potluck, you definitely need a printable sign-up sheet.  Many people like to sign up for events digitally, but I still feel that printable templates are useful for a lot of things, especially if you’re making a pitch […] Read more…

17 Bible Based Christmas Gift Ideas for Babies and Toddlers!

17 Bible Based Christmas Gift Ideas for Babies and Toddlers ages 0-3

As you are making your Christmas present list (or really any gift list), you might be looking for some great Bible-based gifts for a baby or toddler that are helpful for their faith, don’t break the bank and don’t create too much extra clutter! Today I’m sharing some of our favorite things, 17 ideas that include DIY gifts to heirloom toys and […] Read more…

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Teach the Christmas Story with a Nativity Bible Verse Activity

Here’s an easy way to teach your toddlers and preschoolers the Christmas story! Sometimes we need to mix things up when sharing the story of Jesus’ birth with our kids! So I created this fun printable activity to help you share the Christmas story with your children using the characters of the Nativity! Find the printable with […] Read more…

20+ Non-Toy Gift Ideas for your Kids

Check out these ideas for Christmas gifts that aren’t toys for kids! Every once in a while, I go on a cleaning spree. In similar fashion to my son’s miniature John Deere front-loader, I zoom through the house scooping up stray toys, nubby colored pencils and other discarded craft supplies, plus an occasional piece of […] Read more…

31 Frugal Christmas Gifts with Lasting Meaning

Today I wanted to give you 31 practical ideas for Christmas gifts that are both frugal and meaningful. Sometimes frugal is equated with “cheap” but I don’t believe that is the true intent behind low-cost gift-giving. Some of the best gifts our family has received and given over the years are those that do not cost much money. Due […] Read more…

Christmas for the Brokenhearted

Last Christmas, I waited in my home, feeling completely helpless, as my sweet grandmother Rosemary lay in a hospital bed, suffering the effects of a serious stroke just a few days after her 90th birthday.  She passed away the day after Christmas, after having been faithfully sung to and prayed over for two weeks by her ten […] Read more…

Learn about Advent with Truth in the Tinsel (an Invitation for the Crafty and Not-so-Crafty Mom)

I’m the first to admit that Pinterest has become a slight addiction for me, even though I’m pretty sure I’m pronouncing it incorrectly (Pin-interest, Pin-trehst? After 6 years this should be obvious to me). There are days when I completely ignore it, but then on some random Saturday afternoon I go crazy pinning DIY ideas, kids […] Read more…

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