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DIY Valentine Countdown Banner for Kids

Don’t you love using an Advent calendar at Christmas to countdown to the big day? This fun DIY Valentine’s Day Countdown Banner has the same premise–except it includes simple and fun activities about love that you family can do every day during February! And because this love-inspired banner is made of fabric, you can use it year-after-year as […]

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MAKE SENDING CHRISTMAS CARDS EASY THIS YEAR! This post has great tips and advice on how to save time and stress when you send your Christmas cards!

5 Tips to Make Sending Christmas Cards Fast & Easy

It’s time to send Christmas cards! Does that thought make your heart sing… or cringe? Honestly, I have felt both of those emotions. We all love receiving Christmas cards in the mail from family and friends, especially those whom we only hear from a few times a year. But, sometimes Christmas cards can easily feel like “one more thing” to […]

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17 Best STEM Christmas Gifts for Tech Kids

Do you have creative, science-loving kids like I do? I love finding fun and exciting STEM Christmas gifts for my tech-loving kids.  These are my favorite kind of kids Christmas gifts because not only do my kids have a blast putting them together, but my kids are learning at the same time (shhh… don’t tell them!). […]

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Need easy homemade Christmas gifts that your kids can make? You’ll love this list of kid made Christmas gift ideas!

25 Christmas Gifts Kids Can Make

Every year at Christmas my kids look at me and ask, “What am I going to get (my family member) for Christmas?” And since this statement is usually followed by (“And by the way… I have no money for gifts, Mom”), I encourage them to find simple handmade gift ideas. Here’s a list of 25 […]

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Easy, fun and inexpensive Christmas ornaments to make with your kids! You'll love these 7 Christmas ornament designs... and making wonderful Christmas memories with your family!

7 Easy Christmas Ornaments Kids Can Make

  Do your kids love making Christmas ornaments? Mine do too! We try to make Christmas ornaments every year as part of our annual Christmas traditions. It’s such a fun time of creativity for all of us, and the ornaments turn out to be a wonderful Christmas keepsake! We try to make this annual kid Christmas […]

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CHRISTMAS MORNING FAMILY ACTIVITY: Start a Christmas tradition of giving a “Birthday Gift to Jesus” every year! Step by step instructions here (including a video) plus awesome printables that make this an easy and meaningful Christmas family activity!

Christmas Morning Activity: Give a Birthday Gift to Jesus (VIDEO)

What’s Christmas morning like at your house? If your family is like ours, smiles and fun abound as we enjoy a big breakfast and (finally!) get to open all those presents under the Christmas tree. However, we’ve found a strange phenomenon exists on Christmas Day: Ironically, it’s one of the easiest times to forget about Jesus himself!  We […]

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