Teaching My Kids about Jesus through Advent – “The Heart of Christmas”

When my children grow up, I don’t want them to think of me as the heart of the home. Instead, I want them to know that Jesus is the heart of our home just as we light the center candle of our Advent wreath for Him.

15 Christ-Centered Christmas Books for Kids

I hope you find this list of 15 Christ-Centered Christmas Books for your kids helpful. These books focus on Jesus and the real message and truth of the season. Read them, gift them, and focus on our wonderful Savior this Christmas! Baby-4 Years M Is for Manger: An ABC Book for Toddlers about Christmas andContinue reading “15 Christ-Centered Christmas Books for Kids”

How to Celebrate Advent at Home

A Starter Guide Updated for the 2023 Advent Season We began celebrating Advent at our home in 2019 when my daughter was only two, and I have seen the value of the tradition. We planned to use advent and candle lighting to shift the focus of Christmas from Santa and gifts to Jesus. Even whileContinue reading “How to Celebrate Advent at Home”

Easter Adventure Guide – Celebrating Easter at Home

A Creative 8 Day Journey from Palm Sunday to Resurrection Sunday After doing a Christmas advent countdown with my daughter, I knew I wanted to put a more intentional effort into the other important holidays throughout the year, especially Easter. During advent, she learned so many things about the true meaning of Christmas and celebratingContinue reading “Easter Adventure Guide – Celebrating Easter at Home”

Elia’s Frozen Inspired Birthday Party

Celebrating my little girl is one of my favorite ways to use my creative skills. Creating a magical birthday is so much fun, and honestly, I enjoy it as much as she does. This year she requested an Elsa birthday party, and I think it turned out so well. My favorite project, by far, wasContinue reading “Elia’s Frozen Inspired Birthday Party”

DIY Brick Fireplace Makeover

After a few setbacks and some trial and error, I completed my brick fireplace makeover. Not to mention, it looks incredible. You probably find yourself here looking for an easy way to fix or update your current fireplace. I’m glad you’re here because I’m sharing all the details on how I pulled off this transformation,Continue reading “DIY Brick Fireplace Makeover”

Holy Week 2022 Reading Guide

The week leading up to Easter can be filled with many things besides reflection on the crucifixion. It’s hard to slow down, especially during the church’s “busy season,” and reflect on the scriptures. Honestly, when I was planning this post, I really wanted to share a daily devotion with you. I had some grand ideas,Continue reading “Holy Week 2022 Reading Guide”

Baby Dedication Reception Decor and Favors

We dedicated Elia back to the Lord in May 2017. It was a day I had looked forward to for a long time. After praying for years for a baby, this day held so much weight in my mind because I had wanted a baby so much, but I knew God also wanted her asContinue reading “Baby Dedication Reception Decor and Favors”

Elia’s Baby Shark 2nd Birthday

You’ve heard it. I’m not sure anyone has escaped the baby shark song. It’s a fun, easy song with cute hand motions. PinkFong added adorable shark characters to the catchy song, and Elia LOVES it! For months she has been baby shark obsessed. She makes all the hand motions now, which is adorable. Last fall,Continue reading “Elia’s Baby Shark 2nd Birthday”

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