1. Easy DIY Christmas Candle Jars

    These Christmas Candle Jars are a great homemade gift that kids can make and give! The boys enjoyed making fall candle jars, and I bought a couple of extra jars…

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  2. Last-Minute Christmas Gifts for Boys (Includes Homemade Ideas!)

    Two weeks until Christmas! Hopefully, you're more organized than me and have all of your shopping done. If not, here are some last-minute gift ideas for boys. Basic Lego Tub…

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  3. Christmas Countdown Tree (for Jesse Tree Ornaments)

    The past two years, our family has enjoyed creating an Advent Tree (also called a Jesse Tree) to count down to Christmas. Actually, the first year we did a tree,…

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  4. Turn Catalogs into a Christmas Collage

    We can tell it's the Christmas season, because lately our mailbox has been looking like this: Before taking a pile out to the recycle bin, I had the idea of…

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  5. Christmas Tree Math

    We made homeschooling a little more festive this week with some Christmas tree math! Gresham (1st grade) is working on learning his addition facts, so I made 6 trees with…

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  6. Christmas Gift Guide for Boys

    I can't believe that it's time to think about Christmas shopping already! We're planning to keep Christmas gift-giving very simple this year because of a job transition and a time…

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  7. Manger Craft

    It's 3 days before Christmas, and there are presents that need to be wrapped, Christmas Eve dinner that needs to be planned, etc., not to mention the fact that I…

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  8. We tried to take a nice family picture...

    Hi, this is Owen. Mom doesn't usually let me up at the computer, being as how I'm 2 and all, but since she's folding laundry and not paying attention, I…

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  9. Super Easy Q-tip Snowflakes

    We found this idea for making Q-tip snowflakes in this month's Family Fun magazine. All you need for this project is Q-tips, Tacky Glue (my personal favorite for any craft!),…

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  10. Make an Advent Book

    I can't remember what exactly got me thinking about the word "advent" - maybe it was the Star Wars Lego advent calendar I saw in the store, or the one…

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