Fun Christmas Crafts!

Merry Christmas! I thought I would highlight my favorites of some of the fun Christmas crafts my kids brought home this year! They were all made by Johnny (6 years old) or Lily (4 years old). The nativity scene above is one Lily made with her very wonderful Sunday School teachers! Apparently she was offered […]

Christmas in Sweden

I’ve mentioned before that I was raised in five different countries. Once I left home, my parents continued their globe-trotting life, with my six younger siblings in tow. Out of everywhere they live, experiencing Christmas in Sweden left my family with the most new-to-us Christmas traditions! I never had the opportunity to witness these traditions […]

Model Magic Christmas Ornaments

Crayola very kindly sent us a lovely gift pack this month, and four-year-old Lily had a wonderful time making Crayola Model Magic ornaments with me while the two oldest kids were at school and Anna was napping! She used this set of pottery tools (affiliate link) that I ordered after seeing it at Afterschool for […]

LEGO Minifigure holiday card fun!

This post brought to you by LEGO. All opinions are 100% mine. My family loves all things LEGO (watch for a post – probably in January – about Johnny’s LEGO-themed sixth birthday party), so I couldn’t resist the offer of a sponsored post featuring these fun LEGO Minifigure Family holiday cards! Four-year-old Lily designed this […]

Celebrating Christmas with Kid Made Ornaments

I love our Christmas tree! It’s covered with ornaments made by the kids over the years, clumped together because that’s the way kids decorate trees. There are a few store-bought ornaments in there as well, given to us as gifts from family members. Here are a few of my favorite kid made ornaments! The snow […]