Finding Peace in the Holiday Chaos

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Simplicity… In this season of life I am longing for simplicity, especially during the holidays. Enjoying a peaceful, worshipful season is the first item on my Christmas list this year. That may seem like a tall order, and it probably is, but I am bound and determined to make it happen. You can read all about it here.

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Decorating and Preparation Tips for a Christ-centered Christmas

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Do you feel that you are having a difficult time celeratingt he true meaning of Christmas? Do you ever get tired of the more secular decorations? Over the years as we have grown in our relationship with The Lord, He has convicted us about secular traditions and celebrations of Christmas. After all, The whole reason Christmas exists is to celebrate […]

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Transitioning from Christmas Decor to Winter

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I am probably the only person who will say this, but I miss my farmhouse Christmas decorations that I shared with you here. As January rolls around and we wind down from Christmas and New Years, our home looks so bare after we pack away the Christmas decor. This year I decided I wanted to keep some semblance of winter […]

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Names of Jesus Ornaments with Christmas Devotions

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In years past we’ve used a Jesse Tree and devotions during the Christmas season.  A few years ago I was pinning some of my favorite Christmas crafts I came across a picture of some beautifully crafted glass ornaments with the names of Jesus on them.  I repinned the post and read later (like most of us do when we are […]

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Gingerbread House Alternative

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  Building gingerbread houses is a favorite tradition at Christmas time.  As you may know I have one child with gluten allergy, one with gluten sensitivity, and one with soy allergy. Most gingerbread house kits contain these allergens. So do most graham crackers which is what many people use instead of kits. For the past few years I have made […]

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