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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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Meet the Kincaids! Introducing the Kincaid Family!  This special family has done mission work in so many different places.  You will love learning about Todd, Christie, Michael, Adam & Madison and the work they currently do in Rome, Italy!   Introduce your family to us. I married my husband, Todd on August 17, 1991.  For 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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I have LOVED every product I have ever tried by Apologia!  I am always excited to find amazing sales and deals!  The Apologia Nativity Shoppe is open with Sales and Deals all the way through December!  The Advent Sale will be active until Christmas Eve, so check out some of the products you may want …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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It’s fall, but not on our tropical island!  What do you do when you want to have a sledding party, but there is no snow and no sleds?!    Find a big grassy hill,  Grab as much cardboard as you can,  Load up a pick-up truck with all your friends!   {This post may contain my referral …

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