Tag Archives: Christmas

Meghan’s Stocking

After bypassing the fabric on my kitchen table for a good 3 weeks in favor of doing other Christmas preparations, I finally buckled down and made Meghan’s stocking.  Aside from missing her name, it is ready to go.  Her stocking … Continue reading

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Holiday Crafting

At the beginning of December, I took down all our fall crafts displayed in the kitchen.  I told the boys that it was to clear some space for the Christmas crafts, but actually I just wanted to wash the windows … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies

The boys are big into making treats.  It’s edible crafting in their minds.  We make buckeyes every year, which are always a huge hit.  Peanut butter and powdered sugar has the consistency of Play-Doh, and they get to sample their creations … Continue reading

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DIY Christmas Wrapping Paper

We made Christmas wrapping paper the other day.  It was really easy.  I’m not sure everyone will appreciate the “homemade” quality of it, but the kids though it was fun. Here’s what you need Roll of brown craft paper. Red … Continue reading

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A Star for the Christmas Tree

Today we put up most of our Christmas decorations.  I love our Christmas tree.  It is slightly narrow, well-built, and has soft white lights.  The tree fits perfectly into a corner of the room, and is complimented by a really simple, homemade tree skirt.  Zach … Continue reading

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Christmas Takeaways: Everyone Needs a Stocking

Luke has celebrated past Christmas’ without a stocking.  Not this year.  At 2 1/2 years, he needed a proper stocking. I bought all my materials and came home, armed with fabric for a stocking.  I asked Luke which pattern he wanted … Continue reading

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Christmas Takeaways: Christmas Eve Service

A gross spiritual misconception on Luke’s part was revealed at our Christmas Eve service, during the candle lighting portion.  As usual, the pastor started out with one huge candle, lighting everyone else’s candle from that single flame.  Luke immediately was on … Continue reading

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