Decorating for Christmas can help us feel Christmas Cheer {even when we’ve had a rough day}

Dec 14th, 2012
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Today was rough. If you are like me, you have thought constantly about the families in Connecticut. I had a straight-forward talk with my three older kids tonight. I wanted them to hear what had happened from me and hear the facts, and I didn’t want them to get an incorrect story from their friends. I asked Oaklyn {my 9-year-old daughter} if she heard what happened today, and the first thing she said was, “100 people got … [Read more...]

DIY Christmas Yard Nativity Set

Dec 3rd, 2012
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Is your house already decked out with your holiday decor? If you are done decorating, I am jealous! Don't worry, we are just about done here too, so stay tuned.So, this year I've been bound and determined to be prepared, and I started on my outdoor decor early.  So, I actually made this DIY Christmas Nativity set a few weeks ago. I have to give a huge SHOUT OUT to my friend Judy who has a nativity set like … [Read more...]