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101 Days of Christmas: Christmas Books {Roundup}

As part of this year's 101 Days of Christmas series, I'm sharing a roundup each Sunday with more ideas from across the internet! It's been a few years since our family has done this advent activity. Basically, the idea is that you wrap up 25 books and unwrap one each day during advent to read…

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101 Days of Christmas: Printable Advent Calendar Ornaments

Looking for a simple way to celebrate advent? Be sure to print out these cute advent calendar ornaments. Our family will be using them during our 12 Days of Christmas this year, but they are numbered from 1-25 and ready for you to use however you wish: Write an activity on the back of each…

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101 Days of Christmas: Color-Coded Gifts for Kids

I love this idea for designating which gift is for which child and making the presents easy to sort on Christmas morning: Rather than using gift tags or labels, simply use different wrapping paper for each child. They won't know which presents are theirs (which also makes it harder for them to snoop!), and even…

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101 Days of Christmas: DIY Advent Calendars {Roundup}

As part of this year's 101 Days of Christmas series, I'm sharing a roundup each Sunday with more ideas from around the blogosphere! I love advent in general, and although our family tends to stick to a 12-day countdown rather than starting on December 1st, I love all of these creative ideas for counting down…

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Focus on the True Meaning of Christmas with This Week’s Bundle {BundleoftheWeek.com}

This week's bundle offers a collection of ebooks to help you celebrate a simple Christmas with traditional activities, homemade gifts, healthy recipes and a devotional for the advent season. Save more than 75% as you rediscover and focus on the true meaning of Christmas! This week only, get all five of these ebooks for $7.40:…

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101 Days of Christmas: Sleep by the Christmas Tree

Every Christmas Eve, my friend Chrissy lets her kids sleep by the Christmas tree. When I asked her how she does presents from Santa and stocking, she said she simply waits until they're asleep and then hides the presents from Santa under the tree so the kids wake up to them in the morning, a…

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101 Days of Christmas: Santa’s Cookie Kit

The following post is from Kacey of Next Level Mama: A couple of years ago, our family started hosting a cookie decorating party for the kids and their friends the Saturday before Christmas. I'd planned to do the same again this year. However, between Christmas shopping, traveling, holiday parties and everything else, everyone's December ends…

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