I like banners and I love my Christmas mitten banner! This is another attainable craft for the un-crafty. Here's how to do this sweet craft. Get your kids involved in the prep and execution. First, I bought some felt. I chose the Christmas colors of white, red and green and got a couple sheets of each. I traced a mitten pattern on paper, then marked the felt sheets with the
Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber, beloved characters in the classic Veggie Tales movie, The Star of Christmas, sang, “There must be more to Christmas. I think we’re really missing something…..” Ever had the same thought? Several years ago with four children and their ever growing wish lists, we knew we had to do all we could to keep the focus on the true meaning
I love the Thanksgiving season! It is an opportunity to take a deep breath, breathe in the smells of the fall season, and enjoy a stretch of sanity before the Christmas chaos. My prayer for you is that you take some time to reflect and pray with and for your family as you enjoy these easy Thanksgiving crafts. On to the fun! Michelle at www.craftymorning.com has this
How often do we follow traditions we don’t understand? For me, a lot! I got to thinking about the interesting tradition of carving pumpkins and decided to check it out. My father was a typical Irish-storyteller from the old sod, so I was delighted to learn that the tradition originates in Ireland. The superstition is that jack-o-lanterns containing lit candles ward off evil spirits.
Have you looked at the calendar? My goodness! The first day of fall has passed and Halloween is not far behind. Are you having a home party, or do you have to plan a party for your child’s school? It can be a lot of work with a lot of planning. This year, make it simpler! To make it even easier, we have created a printable of all the items you would need to buy or find to pull off