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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.  …

FREE Printable Advent Calendar


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! <–…

Homemade Advent Candles


Hi everyone! I absolutely LOVE Christmas time and I thought it would be fun to do a “12 Days of Christmas” blog series! So over the next 12 days I’ll be sharing some of our favorite Christmas traditions, crafts, printables and more! I hope you enjoy the season!   Christmas Traditions: I’m always so excited to create wonderful traditions for…

Handmade Beeswax Candles


Click here to download the Advent Ornaments As I said, this year I ordered some Make your own Advent Candles and Bartholomew’s Passage for our Christmas Advent activities. I have to say that these candles didn’t come with any instructions, so I thought I’d post my pictures, it was really quite easy.  Supplies: 4 sheets of 12×12 beeswax prepared wick…

The ADVENTure of Christmas Giveaway


I’m sooo excited to be able to offer this giveaway to you today! Lisa Whelchel is one of my favorite childhood stars and authors! As you’ve probably read before, we absolutely LOVE her book The ADVENTure of Christmas! This book is so much fun! It contains 25 activities that bring our holiday back to its true meaning: Jesus! It’s perfect…

The Jesse Tree


Each year we take the month of December off of our regular curriculum to focus on the birth of our Savior! As we began our ‘Christmas School’ this year, I found a great website for making a Jesse Tree. Its a fun, hands on way to retell the story of the family tree of Jesus! You can download the ornaments…