Thanks for stopping by! If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Pray for some of your friends by name that they may have a peaceful, joy-filled, Christ-centered Christmas. Consider sending those for whom you prayed a note letting them that you prayed for them.
Get ready for Christmas part 3: Make some spiced cider, enjoy it with your kids and ask them what they would like to do over the school break. Make a point to do at least one realistic request. If you don’t have kids, think about yourself— What is something different you might like to do […]
After the kids are all ready for bed and in their pajamas, load them in the car for a surprise drive to look at Christmas lights. Bring hot chocolate or spiced cider and cookies in the car or consider going out for ice cream (in PJ’s!!) after you enjoy the lights.
Although it is Christmastime and I am surrounded by delicious, fatty foods, I am also trying extra hard to watch what I eat and shoot for healthier choices. I’ve come to appreciate hard-boiled eggs for their ease and their nutritional value. Peeling them, though, had been a major downer for me until recently, when I […]
Look through old Christmas pictures with your family this evening. What sweet memories do they bring to mind? If there are any not-so-sweet memories, what can you do to reconcile (or let go of) the icky ones? Ask your kids what they remember about Christmases past and what they enjoyed.
Take a bubble bath tonight and listen to instrumental Christmas carols … or put it on your calendar for another date this week and do not cancel.