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Jesse Tree With Kids

Jesse Tree Ornament Exchange Free Printable Daily Verses

Have you ever heard of a Jesse Tree?  “Using a Jesse Tree at Advent involves a series of 25 daily scriptures, devotional readings, and symbolic ornaments. Each day’s theme teaches a piece of redemption history, beginning with creation and culminating with the birth of Jesus. It is visual, interactive, and adaptable to all ages. A […]

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Super Simple Advent with Toddlers

Keep Advent with Toddlers simple & teach your little ones about Jesus' birth. Here are no-prep activity ideas, a free calendar, and Bible stories.

I’ve grown to really like celebrating Advent the past several years. The word “Advent” comes from a Latin word meaning “coming.” There’s something about the anticipation. The set-aside time and space to look at the Giver of all good gifts. To remember that He became the greatest Gift we’ve ever known. I want my little […]

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Operation Simplify Christmas

Do you want to simplify but still give generously this Christmas!?

I’ve kind of accidentally become a quasi-minimalist over the past couple years. I’m sure I’m not a “real” minimalist because, let’s be honest, sometimes often almost always, my house looks like this. [easy-image-collage id=6084]   And if I search google images for minimalist home, I get this: So I guess I’m minimalist in the sense […]

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Host A Jesse Tree Ornament Exchange

Jesse Tree Ornament Exchange: A simple, meaningful advent tradition for the whole family.

A few years ago, our family started a really simple Jesse Tree tradition during Advent, and I loved it! A friend and I threw together a Jesse Tree Ornament Exchange as an inexpensive and relatively quick way to get a bunch of hand-made Jesse Tree ornaments for Advent. Here’s How It Works We had 11 people in our […]

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Cash Flowing Christmas

If you didn't save up for Christmas AND don't want to spend money you don't have on a credit card, try cash flowing Christmas! Here's how!

Christmas is fast approaching, and I’m already hearing people joke about putting Christmas on their credit card. In the past, I’ve written about saving up little by little over the course of a year for Christmas spending. It’s too late for that, but it’s not too late to cash flow your Christmas spending. No credit cards […]

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