Browsing Category : Advent

The Jesse Tree Free Printable


I posted this printable a few years back, but wanted to bring it back out this year! For about 3 years or so we’ve been putting up a Jesse Tree in our home to help remind us of the true meaning of Christmas. The Jesse Tree gets it’s name from Isaiah 11:1-2 “A shoot will come up from the stump…

The Perfect Advent Calendar Giveaway


Good morning everyone! It’s time to start thinking about the holidays, and today I have a great giveaway for you from The Perfect Advent Calendar! I love doing advent calendar activities, and frankly this year I was excited to receive one that was basically already done for me! All you have to do is put it together and go.  …

Give the Gift of Literacy Giveaway


Hi everyone! I’m so excited for today’s post! Mainly because I’m partnering with one of my favorite ministries, Samaritan’s purse. And also because I have a fun FREEBIE for you today AND a giveaway! The bloggers of iHomeschool Network have come together to help support the Samaritan’s Purse Literacy Campaign. We’re sharing our favorite books, along with some fun family…

2013 Mini-Van Express Night!


Guess what tonight is!? Yep, it’s “Mini-Van Express” night at the Confessions home! Whoot whoot! So what are these golden tickets good for? Besides sheer excitement from most kiddos? Ready to start a Christmas tradition that the whole family will enjoy? I know you’ve all seen The Polar Express, well, this is our own version of that fun adventure! Each…

FREE Printable Advent Ornaments


Well, I’m just going to keep adding to the fun today with a brand new Free Advent Ornament Printable for you all! I did one a couple years ago and everyone loved it, but I think it needed a facelift! So without any further ado…I created a fun Advent banner! –> Click here to download the 2012 Advent Ornaments! <–…

Truth in the Tinsel Giveaway!


Hello sweet readers! Every year  I try to do something fun to keep Jesus the focus of our holiday season. Where gifts, shopping, and the frenzy of getting can get overwhelming, I really want to make sure my kiddos remember the actual reason for our holiday. And also help take their focus off of receiving and put it back onto…

Advent Activities


Each year I try to do some sort of fun thing for Advent. This year we’re doing a combination of things. First, I made these cute little numbered ornaments for our Advent activities. Click here to download the Advent Ornaments You simply print and punch out with a 2” circle punch. Then using mini-clothespins attach each one to a mini-Christmas…