Happy 12 days until Christmas everyone! A few Christmases ago I remember feeling so OVERWHELMED by life that the thought of keeping up with an Advent calendar for 25 whole days made me want to crawl into a hole and eat 400 Christmas cookies. My point in telling you this is that some seasons are … [Read more...] about Simple Countdown to Christmas – FREE Printable!
*This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you so much for supporting this site and my family!* The BEST thing about Christmas morning was (and still is - bless my mom's heart) getting to open my stocking! My mom always knew just what to put in there. You can see an example … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Filling an Awesome Christmas Stocking
I have so many questions about baby Jesus. Can you even imagine? He was 100% human, yet He was PERFECT. So what did His cry sound like? I feel like it was this sweet precious little mew that just melted your heart. And I bet He only cried when He needed something. Do you think Mary had … [Read more...] about Simple Baby Jesus Crafts
Sooo funny story... I have had the honor of helping plan our weekly chapel services at the school where I work. This means I schedule speakers and come up with ideas to support our monthly themes (which we do in conjunction with our church's Sunday School curriculum). The Friday before … [Read more...] about The Happy Birthday Jesus Chapel
I LOVE FINDING NEW WAYS TO SHARE THE CHRISTMAS STORY WITH MY KIDS! Do y'all remember when I shared about the Christ-centered Easter book and activity egg that shared the Gospel (see it HERE)? Well, the author of that product, Natalie Ard, has a CHRISTMAS product that is just as amazing! STAR … [Read more...] about Amazing NEW Christ-Centered Christmas Tradition and GIVEAWAY!
I am so thrilled/honored to have one of the sweetest bloggers EVER - Ashley from The Littles and Me - sharing the CUTEST Christmas Activity printable with y'all today! I know you are going to love this and HER! Hi, friends! My name is Ashley and I blog over at The Littles and Me where I share … [Read more...] about Christmas Activity List – FREE Printable!
*This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you so much for supporting the Fairy!* I hope y'all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your families! We went to Georgia to visit my parents one last time before they move to South Florida again in January! It was wonderful. And … [Read more...] about Holiday Gift Guide for Her
So thankful to welcome my dear friend Teresa to the blog again this month! Y'all, this gal is SO INSPIRING. Please follow her on Instagram HERE. And if you are looking for super simple, healthy recipes, check out her incredible FREE resource HERE. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. The … [Read more...] about Recipe – Oatmeal Stuffed Honey Baked Apple
Around this time of year Noah begs me to bake pumpkin bread. The recipe I am sharing today is one I found several years ago from the blog The Larson Lingo. Not only does this recipe taste delicious, but I love that it can be baked in 8 mini-loaf pans. This means there are extra loaves to take … [Read more...] about Recipe – Pumpkin Bread
One of my favorite board games is Candyland. I think I love it because it's just so simple. When I was younger and my family tried to get me to play games like Monopoly, I would just run into the other room and hide. Way too much thinking. But Candyland is a piece of cake - just pick the cards … [Read more...] about Candyland Thanksgiving
Y'all know how passionate I am about kindness. I wrote a whole book about it HERE (which you can purchase the hard copy version for 25% off until midnight tonight! WOOHOO! Use code LULU25 - Happy Thanksgiving!!). But the truth is, kindness is the heart of our Father. He tells us about it in the … [Read more...] about Thankful Turkey Cookie Gifts
(Yes, that is a Fart Blaster on the couch in the background of this ^^^photo^^^.) :-) Here is a fun and simple way to teach your kiddos God's Word as well as what He says about being thankful. First, I taught my boys Psalm 136:1. We talked about how we can give thanks to the Lord simply … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving Scripture Scramble Game – FREE Printable
THANK YOU TO CHESAPEAKE BAY CANDLE FOR SPONSORING TODAY’S POST. ALL THOUGHTS AND OPINIONS ARE 100% MY OWN! Thanksgiving is just around the corner and if you are hosting, I imagine you are thinking about how to create an experience that is fun and meaningful for your family and guests. One thing … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Create a Fun and Memorable Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving is my favorite! I absolutely love this time of year and the extra focus on being grateful. It has been an especially important lesson for my heart this week as I have noticed that my attitude lately has been more inclined toward complaining about things. 1 Thessalonians encourages … [Read more...] about Easy Activities for Family Fun this November
October is my favorite month of all and I feel like I barely blinked and it is almost over. We have been up to our ears in LIFE. We go to work and it's crazy all day and then we drive a billion hours in traffic and then we eat scrambled eggs or hot dogs and fall into bed. Meanwhile the house … [Read more...] about October Updates