Tag Archives: Christmas

Light the World – Blessings from Giving and Receiving

Are you ready to Light the World? On December 1st, Mormon.org will be kicking off the Christmas season with a worldwide day of service. My friend Wendy and I got a jump start on serving with our families and I am so excited to share our experience with you! Why participate? Because you have so much to give! This year I discovered that even in difficult times, I have something to offer.  Every year I prayerfully choose a few words to live by. For 2016 I was strongly impressed to "give Read more [...]

World’s Largest Live Nativity and an opportunity to #SharetheGift

It's not every day you get to cross multiple items off your bucket list with your seven-year-old daughter. Lily and I joined over 1,000 volunteers and talented Youtubers and musicians to help create an amazing music video and beat the Guinness Book record for Largest Live Nativity. It was the perfect way to usher in the Christmas season and the experience was not at all what I expected. Upon signing up for the opportunity, I was excited to help beat the record and perhaps have the opportunity Read more [...]

Holiday Giveaway & Gift Guide

  The holidays are about giving and this holiday season Bargains with Brittanie, Addicted 2 Savings 4 U, and The Budget Bandit have teamed up with an amazing group of bloggers to put you into the holiday spirit by offering a fantastic Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway! With over $1,800 in prizes and 21 winners this is a giveaway event you do not want to miss! These giveaway items would be perfect under your tree. I am a personal fan of Erin Condren products and have one of her stylish, Read more [...]

Chalk Board Santa Cookie Plate

  Once upon a time I received a dreamy box full of glitter in the mail. My daughter and I knew our weekend of Christmas crafts was about to become much sparklier! Our biggest project - giving Santa's cookie plate an upgrade. Our first step was to gather the supplies and select which glitter to use for the border. Lily choose Gold, Snow, and Citron from Michaels Recollections Glitter Collection. The extra fine glitter was perfect for our project! You can buy the glitter individually Read more [...]

Christmas Reading Activities

I am so excited to be part of Crafty Night Owl's 30 Days of Christmas series! Isn't there something magical about reading under the twinkling lights of the Christmas tree? It's one of my favorite childhood memories. Now that I have three children of my own, I love recreating that love of learning during the holidays. As you can see from my pumpkin math for Halloween and pop it sight word games for the Fourth of July,  every holiday is an excuse to learning something fun in a new way! One Read more [...]