Advent Gift Idea


Last year we made Advent Boxes for our family and friends with children.  I loved giving a gift that emphasized the real reason we celebrate Christmas and I've had a hard time figuring out something equally as meaningful this year. Until I saw the Truth in the Tinsel eBook, that is. I shared about the Truth in the Tinsel eBook last Friday, but I wanted to share with you how we are using it … [ Keep reading… ]

2 Personalized Melamine Plates: 48-Hour Giveaway

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*Sorry.  This giveaway has ended.  Check back every Monday for another great giveaway.* RV Parties(formerly known as 'The Things I Sell on Etsy') is offering two of their personalized plates for this week's giveaway!  I have 2 of these plates for both of my boys and have bought several for gifts as well.  I have been extremely pleased with how they have held up, especially since they go in the … [ Keep reading… ]

Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up!


I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  Ours was filled with lots of laughter and family time.  But it certainly was exhausting, so I'm ready to get back into a routine.  :)  Here are some of the wonderful ideas shared last week.   Celebrate Everyday with Me shares their family's fun First Day of Snow Tradition.  We haven't had our first snow of the year yet (unless you count a few … [ Keep reading… ]

Family Movie Deals


Here are just a few Family Movie Deals from Amazon.  These would be great stocking stuffers!  Keep in mind, however, that these prices can change at any time!   The Blind Side is just $3.99 Fireproof for $4.99 Facing the Giants for $4.99 Cars 2 for $12.99 Babe for $4.99 Little Rascals for $4.99 Barbie as Thumbelina for $4.99 There are a lot of others … [ Keep reading… ]

Truth in the Tinsel eBook

Truth in the Tinsel

My friend Amanda from Impress Your Kids just came out with a brand new Christmas eBook TODAY called Truth in the Tinsel: An Advent Experience for Little Hands! I had the pleasure of previewing it late last week and I am SO impressed with this eBook.  It has 24 activities perfect for preschoolers that each emphasize the birth of Christ in a fun, hands-on way! I was once in a parenting class … [ Keep reading… ]

Usborne Books: Black Friday Deals

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Have you heard of Usborne books?  We have a few and I really like them!  If you're looking for some great deals on books today, here are just a few... This Farm Magnet Book is just $11.99. This 'Twas the Night Before Christmas Recordable Storybook is $10. See Inside Space is only $3.90 (regularly $12.99)! Go here to see the other books offered and check the Usborne site on … [ Keep reading… ]