How our family celebrates advent

How our family is celebrating advent this year

If I was a good blogger, I would have written this post weeks ago when you were thinking about and planning your own advent season. Instead...I'm sharing it today, two days into advent! If you...
Ornament Journal for Kids

Ornament journal {101 Days of Christmas}

Although we have a simple ornament journal as part of our Christmas planner, I really wanted to create an ornament journal for my kids to record memories and notes about their individual collections of...

Ways to encourage your kids to give all year {101 Days of Christmas}

Now that Christmas Day has come and gone, one of my goals for our girls is that they would continue to think about and look for ways to give all year long. Our experience...
Read the Christmas Story

Read the Christmas story {101 Days of Christmas}

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. Luke 2:13-14 I love all of the...
Ordering through the World Vision Gift Catalog

Placing a World Vision Gift Catalog order {101 Days of Christmas}

The girls raised an even $120 from their hot cocoa stand (thanks to many generous donations!), and I have to say that this whole experience has been really amazing. It was really important to me...
Poverty in America and how you can give locally

Three ways to serve your local community {101 Days of Christmas}

While our family has taken the opportunity to raise money to purchase farm animals for families around the world through World Vision—both through the girls' hot cocoa stand (which raised $120!) and the fundraiser here...