1. Christmas

    Merry Christmas, a day late! We were blessed to have a picture perfect day here complete with a fire in the fireplace and snow falling outside! For Texas, a white…

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  2. Three Days Before Christmas

    T'was three days before Christmas, and all through the house, ALL the creatures were stirring, and jumping on the couch. The ornaments were hung on the Christmas tree with care,…

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  3. Construction Paper Poinsettias

    Yesterday we made construction paper poinsettias with Grandma as well as pipe cleaner snowflakes. Jordan's mom brought over a few crafts to do with us, and this one was an…

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  4. Pipe Cleaner Snowflakes

    Today Jordan's mom came over to spend some time with us and make some Christmas crafts. We had a great time! The first thing that we made was a craft…

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  5. Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments

    In all the years that I've had children, we've never done salt dough ornaments at Christmas! Well, last week I decided to give it a try. The boys really enjoyed…

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Pattern Block Snowflakes

    Back in the fall, we made art with construction paper shapes made from tracing pattern blocks. It was a lot of fun, and I was very happy with how our…

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  9. 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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  10. 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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