The Christmas Story. The real reason for the season. Want to teach the little ones in your life about the birth of Jesus? Grab our FREE Christmas Nativity printable and plan a few moments to snuggle together with your kiddos this holiday season.Continue Reading
You don’t like rich, dark chocolate cookie with little minty pieces slowly melting in your mouth with each bite, do you. I didn’t think so 😉 But if you just happen to love decadent sweetness, you might want to make a batch of Oreo cookie balls.Continue Reading
One-on-one time with the kids during the busy days of December is much appreciated by both the adult and the child. Make some hot chocolate, with marshmallows of course, and cozy up with the kiddos in your life to search and find with a fun Christmas I SPY game.Continue Reading
Oh, the busy Christmas and holiday season is nearly upon us. To avoid added stress, I do most of my shopping online. With the help of some very helpful, in-the-know folks, I’ve created shopping guides of Most Requested gift suggestions sure to please everyone on your gift-giving list.Continue Reading
It’s coming! Yup, you may already be thinking about the holidays. That’s why I am sharing now so you can make a few (or a lot) of quick and easy projects. Take a peek at these sweet crochet Christmas ornaments and garland. And they all have a link to the free pattern!
Making a festive and inviting home for the holidays is part of the fun and joy of the season. But what if the years have brought about a huge collection of decorating items that require much time unpacking, arranging and then packing up to store for another year. Take a peek at our downsized Holiday Home Tour.Continue Reading
Baking and sharing favorite cookies, cakes or baked treats is a most appreciated and thoughtful holiday gift. There is something very rewarding about spending time in the kitchen making traditional or unique recipes and then sharing them when loved ones come to visit.
But really, how can you possibly find the time, especially during this very busy season?
By planning. With just a little forethought, you can get your head around exactly what you want to accomplish and then enjoy the process as well as the joy of the season. I’ve created a holiday baking and gift-giving planner to make it easy for you.Continue Reading
This time next week we will be giving thanks around a traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner. And then the official start of the Christmas holiday season. Black Friday, Cyber Monday and bustling stores in search for presents for our friends and loved ones. I thought a holiday gift tag free printable would be a nice way to welcome this special season.Continue Reading
I love when I come across an easy holiday project that works up quickly and is cute. Crochet Poinsettia Flower is just that kind of project and can be used in many different ways.Continue Reading
One Solitary Life is part of an essay by Dr. James Allen Francis describing the life of Jesus while here on earth. Read the words and listen to it recited.Continue Reading
Are you attending a New Years Eve party this year? Maybe you are hosting a few friends to ring in the New Year as you watch the famous ball drop, listen as the whistles blow and watch as the confetti falls. Food is a huge part of the evening festivities. Delectable tidbits that can be enjoyed whether sitting around a coffee table or standing in a group chatting together make entertaining fun. Consider adding bacon chestnut wraps to the menu. They are easy to make appetizers and a favorite for holiday parties. An amazing combo of crunchy water chestnuts, salty bacon and a hint of sweetness make them irresistible.
Sharing, Lord Remind Me, a beautiful Christmas song by Jon and Valerie Guerra. It is a heartfelt prayer with lovely music to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Take a moment this Christmas Eve to scroll down to listen to Lord Remind Me. You’ll be blessed.Continue Reading
These sweet little tartlets called Pecan Tassies are like having a, scrumptious, bite-sized pecan pie. Sweet filling in a cream cheese pastry cup, they are also known as Nut Lassies.Continue Reading
As we continue with Advent, I am sharing Names and Titles of Jesus with Bible scripture verses to read and contemplate. This is not an exhaustive list as the are many names of Jesus throughout the Bible.