Christmas Book Advent Day 5

Today is one of my favorite days in December!! It is the day we go to a Christmas tree lot and pick out our very own Christmas tree! I never understood the magic behind a real tree until I was married and experienced the smell a real tree brings into a home. Now that we have children, there is something so special about putting on some boots and... Read more

Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments

I don’t know about you, but when I think of Christmas I think of sweet smells of cinnamon, getting my baking on, crafting, listening to Christmas music, and spending time with my family. These Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments covered all my favorite holiday things in one quick and easy recipe! I was especially excited to enlist the help of my favo... Read more

Christmas Book Advent Day 4

Today is day 4 of our Christmas Book Advent! This morning my son woke up and immediately asked for his advent book! I was so excited that reading a book was the first thing on his mind this morning. It certainly helps that this meant he could open a present! Today we read Merry Christmas Mr. Mouse. This was such a sweet story about a mouse fami... Read more

Christmas Book Advent Day 3

Today is day 3 of our Christmas Book Advent and we were lucky enough to get to read one of my favorite Christmas books - The Polar Express! This story opened the door to teaching rich vocabulary to my preschooler. We stopped several times throughout the book so I could teach different words that were new to him. It is so important to read to our... Read more

Christmas Book Advent Day 2

It’s day 2 of our Christmas Book Advent and today we read The Nativity! This is one of my favorite books to read at Christmastime because it teaches my children the reason we celebrate Christmas - The birth of baby Jesus! A Special Party to Kick Off the Season! This past weekend we kicked off our Christmas Book Advent by throwing a Happy Bi... Read more