The brilliant Christmas tradition your family should start today!

Last year, our family started the best Christmas tradition ever! Since our extended family often gets together for the holidays (with 24 people in one house), we are always on the lookout for meaningful activities to do together each night for Christmas devotionals. This year, two of my sisters brought handbells, and a new tradition … Read More

Turn any surface into a Lego table in minutes!

We have an addiction at my house. It’s Legos. My kids cannot get enough Legos! I have finally put my foot down and said no more, but I still need a place for the kids to play with the Legos they already own. We’ve always wanted a Lego table, but we don’t have the space … Read More

Irresistible Santa Claus Kids Craft

I know I always say this, but I am so excited about today’s craft! Christmas kids crafts are always fun, but this one is definitely a new favorite for me. So, grab a mug of peppermint hot chocolate, put your feet up, and get ready to fall in love with a paper cone Santa Claus! A … Read More

Teach Youth Gratitude with a Service Scavenger Hunt

I had the best time serving with the young women from my church a few weeks ago. We were looking for a way to serve others in our neighborhood (and have a little fun at the same time), so we hosted a service scavenger hunt. It was a complete success! Not only did the girls … Read More

Make these adorable turkeys with your kids this Thanksgiving!

My girls and I just finished making these adorable Thanksgiving crafts. What do you think of our pumpkin turkeys? Now that my girls are a little older, this was the first time I let them use a glue gun (supervised, of course). I was the classic nervous mom, but they rocked it! Thanksgiving Crafts: Pumpkin … Read More

Best Thanksgiving Bingo Game!

It’s Bingo time again! My Bingo games have been so popular, that I thought I’d make them for all the holidays. Other families must like Bingo as much as mine! I already shared Halloween Bingo last year, so now how about some Thanksgiving Bingo? Ready or not, here it comes! Thanksgiving Bingo RELATED: Christmas Bingo, 4th of … Read More

Super Simple 2×4 Pumpkins

My 9-year-old daughter came home with the most adorable craft last week. She made the cutest 2×4 pumpkins with her activity days group. I just had to share them with you all! RELATED: Felt Pumpkins, Sock Pumpkin Halloween Decor, Rolled Paper Pumpkins I tried to find the craft online to give credit to a blogger, … Read More

Simple Watercolor Thanksgiving Printables

Hi, everyone. I have a quick post today with two simple watercolor printables for Thanksgiving. This is an easy addition to your Fall decor. Just print, frame, and you’re done! Hello, simple! RELATED: Free Thanksgiving Coloring Pages, Dressed Turkey Thanksgiving Kids Craft When life gets crazy (as it inevitably does around the holidays), it’s definitely time … Read More

Speed Friendshipping Game for Teens

I saw the weirdest thing the other day . . . a bunch of teenagers sitting together, all looking at their phones and texting away or playing games. No one was talking to anyone else. They were together, but in different worlds. With so much access to technology, face-to-face communication skills for teens are seriously … Read More

Easy Halloween Tree Decor

If you read my blog much, you know that I love decorating for the holidays, but I hate spending money. One of the biggest expenses for decor is always the tall stuff. This year I cheated! I grabbed a tree branch from my neighbor’s garbage pile, pulled out one of my favorite Halloween crafts from … Read More