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Advent 2015

Advent 2015

Again this year for Advent we symbolically walked with Mary on her journey to Christmas. Each day she moved one spot closer to Christmas, we said a prayer to her, and then on each Sunday of Advent, we lighted all of the candles and the Kiddo read a special prayer to accompany the particular Sunday … Continue reading

Advent: Getting Ready

Advent: Getting Ready

Our Advent activities were rather simple this year: handmade gifts, hanging greens (we decorated our wreaths with a group of friends, which was lots of fun), putting out the Nativity, setting up our Christmas village. (He got a letter from Santa, thanks to his Nana! He was so excited, he couldn’t hold the letter still.) … Continue reading

Advent: Accordion Folded Paper Garlands

Advent: Accordion Folded Paper Garlands

As promised, here is our first project from¬†Christmas with the Mousekins¬†(we absolutely adore this book, by the way! It is adorable with a sweet message, cute illustrations, and great projects and recipes for kiddos and parents to do together). This is a classic and super easy project: paper accordion folded garlands. I made these when … Continue reading

Advent

Advent

Advent started yesterday! Yes, that means it is December already… not sure how that is possible. I love Advent and its hopeful, joyful waiting and preparing. Do you have special traditions you do for Advent? We always did the Advent wreath every Sunday when I was growing up and often a daily advent calendar. My … Continue reading

A Handmade Holiday: Advent Calendar

A Handmade Holiday: Advent Calendar

So I started this post yesterday but then didn’t get a chance to finish it. Which explains why I say it is Sunday when it is really Monday… —– Happy first Sunday of Advent! You know what this means, right? Christmas is less than a month away! I love getting ready for Christmas and finding … Continue reading