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A paper chain. Remember those? Red and green alternating construction paper looped and stapled together to count down the days until Christmas? Since I haven't done one since my own childhood the thought is part nostalgia, part simplicity of Christmas excitement. And since simplicity and Advent should go together, we're bringing the paper chain back! […] Read More

In a panic about spending, gifts and Christmas? A few last minute basics on keeping Christmas about more than money. Today at MOPS International's Hello Darling blog, 5  Tactics to Minimize Money Stress Over the Holidays. And a few ideas I didn't include there that you can still put into practice this last week as […] Read More

Today my friend Erin Schue is taking a risk and sharing her thoughts on our daily Advent readings here. My sister in mothering this is a story from her pre-mommy days. A story about being lost. " Jesus said, "For a brief time still, the light is among you.  Walk by the light you have […] Read More