A Simple Easter Weekend Tradition

Our Easter traditions continue to evolve with our girls' understanding of our faith in general -- and Easter specifically. But this simple tradition is our very favorite. It's slightly more meaningful when Easter falls in March and the sun sets earlier, but my girls have been talking about it all week nonetheless, and we'll let…

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Family Plans: How to Celebrate the Holidays When You Eat Differently

The following post is from Kate of Modern Alternative Mama: Thanksgiving is coming. For most people this will be a joyous time, a time to gather with family members that maybe you don't see too often, and give thanks for all your blessings.  This is great. However, for some, there's a bit of anxiety involved.  Families…

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Back-to-School Printables: Lunchbox Notes & School Year Signs

The following post is from Jason & Jennifer Bruce of New Season Design: The back-to-school season comes with all sorts of different emotions... excitement, fear, anticipation, eagerness, anxiety. And those emotions aren't just for the kids! It's hard for many parents to make the back-to-school transition. There are lunches to pack, homework to oversee, and…

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Holiday Traditions: Christmas Eve in Our Home

My favorite holiday tradition, by far, is the night of Christmas Eve...all of it!After a busy day visiting family, we head to church to sing Christmas carols and reflect on the wonder of that first Christmas.We then come home with sleepy but excited children to open their brand new Christmas pajamas.Afterwards, we gather around the…

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Alternatives to a Traditional Christmas Tree

The following post is from Lindsey M. Roberts, a design & décor writer: Although we may have fond family memories of Christmas trees, the reasons are many for not getting one during the Christmas season.  If you're in an apartment or condo with little space, if you're short on cash, or if you just don't…

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