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I live in the largest population mountain town in the world that is completely supplied by air!  This makes everything expensive, or non-existent.  Date nights for us don’t happen very often, and when they do… there’s really nowhere to go!  Whether you live in a place with nothing around you, or you can’t find a …

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It just so happens that Week 4 of Advent also falls on Christmas Eve this year!  You can either light the 4th candle and the Christ candle on the fourth Sunday, or you can light the Christ candle on Christmas Day.  Either way, Christmas is almost here!  Have you felt the excitement mount each week?  …

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As we go into Week 3 of our Advent Celebration, take a moment to reflect on the meaning of the season.  Why do we make this such a meaningful celebration?  Are we celebrating what we should?  As a family celebrate the joy of the season!  Celebrate the gifts of Love, Peace, and Hope that the …

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We have made it through the first week of Advent!  This week we get to light the 2nd candle and study a new part to God’s Greatest gift!  Celebrate with me as we begin Week 2! {This post may contain my referral links.  When you make a purchase through these links, I receive a small …

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Educational Gifts for Christmas

My kids always get way too much stuff for Christmas!  Sometimes it’s my own fault.  I love to give my children fun things that they will enjoy, but sometimes a good thing isn’t always beneficial!  I am finally wising up a little bit.  This year I went in search of items that the kids would …

Too Many Toys This Christmas? Give Educational Gifts!Read More »

Teach Me Joy’s Christmas Carol Cursive Copywork is free until Christmas Day!  You won’t want to miss out on this! It is a great way to keep learning alive during the holidays! Christmas Carol Copywork Includes: 15 Public Domain Christmas Carols—You can have your child copy just one verse or the whole thing.  You choose! …

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This year I participated in a guest series on the blog Paradises Praises.  It was a fun Christmas series focusing on Christmas around the World.  I wanted to give you a list to the blog posts for your own benefit.  Enjoy reading about how Christmas is celebrated in different parts of the world! {This post …

Christmas Around the World at Paradise Praises!Read More »

Celebrating Advent before Christmas is my favorite part of the holiday!  I did it with my family as a child, and it was one of the traditions that I carried with me when I started my own family.  The wonderful thing about Advent, is that you can do it in so many different ways!  I …

Family Advent Celebration! Week 1Read More »

In today’s world, it is so easy to miss out on the true meaning of Christmas.  There are constant reminders that Christmas is coming… Pretty trees, lights, decorations, sales, toys, Santa, stocking, etc.  In some countries the true meaning of Christmas is completely missed because they only see the “trappings” from America. I found myself …

Keep Jesus in this Holiday Season!Read More »

{This post may contain referral links.} You are working through a tough problem with the tween, dealing with a confrontation with the teen, and fishing the toddler out of the toilet.  Planning dinner, laundry, picking up, and other chores and errands make up a busy day.  Often the grind of our daily schedule makes it …

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