The Holiday Season

6 Ways to Save on Christmas Gifts

6 Ways to Save on Christmas Gifts

The holiday frenzy of shopping can be confusing and lead to overspending. Consider these ways to save on Christmas gifts. Do you ever look at all the deals rolling through your social media feed and tighten your grip on my pocketbook? As the holiday season continues, so do the invitations to buy more, spend more,…

Celebrate Simply

Celebrate Simply

Would you like to celebrate the season more simply this year? Take this intensive 2-week workshop to help you streamline your celebrations to suit your season of life. Years ago when we had one child and a really tight budget, I decided that I was going to make all our Christmas gifts, all our Christmas…

Time to Make a Christmas Budget!

Time to Make a Christmas Budget!

A Christmas budget is your first step toward a happier holiday season. Not only will it help you prioritize your expenses, but it will also you to enjoy what you have more fully. If you haven’t been to Walmart or Target yet, you might not know that the Christmas shopping season has arrived. If you…

Clutter-free Stocking Stuffers for Christmas

Clutter-free Stocking Stuffers for Christmas

Tired of giving gifts that become clutter six months later? Yeah, me, too. I’m on a mission to have clutter-free stocking stuffers for Christmas. This post contains affiliate links which provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to Amazon and other affiliate sites. Stocking stuffers are one of the highlights of our…

A Christmas Countdown Family Activity

A Christmas Countdown Family Activity

Are you looking for an easy Christmas Countdown activity for your family? I’ve gotcha covered with these fun printable activity cards! December 1st?! How did we get here? As soon as the Thanksgiving leftovers are devoured, our thoughts naturally turn toward Christmas preparations. Sometimes, however, that December 1st jumps us from around a corner and…

Make Microwaveable Heat Packs Yourself

Make Microwaveable Heat Packs Yourself

Sew microwaveable heat packs from colorful fabric for cute and cozy gifts. This project is a super simple way to give affordable presents. As you may know, we’re total wimps here in Southern California. Some of you are weathering extremely cold temps where you live and I’m wearing fingerless gloves as I type. I am…

Advent Traditions for Kids

Advent Traditions for Kids

Advent is an excellent time to share with your kids the joy there is in Christ and how very much we need Him. Check out these fun Advent traditions for kids and count down the days until Christmas. In my adult life I don’t know that I paid much attention to holiday traditions until I had…