Over 50 Festive and Delicious Christmas Recipes

94% of people celebrate at least 1 winter holiday (Christmas, Kwanza, Hanukkah). Christmas is typically the largest economic stimulus for many nations around the world as sales increase dramatically in almost all retail areas. The Christmas holiday just in the United States brings in over $3 trillion. It brings in a lot of extra jobs around the world, and maybe a few extra pounds for the average person  ;-) ! Candy canes are a Christmas must which there are 1.76 billion made every year, 19 … [Read more...]

Homeschool Christmas Studies: Christmas Unit Study

As I said in my previous post, we are working hard this year to learn more about the TRUE meaning of Christmas some of the ways we have done that I have shared previously about are: Watching Buck Denver Asks.... Why Do We Call It Christmas? Teaching the 2 younger boys about the Christmas Story using Truth In The Tinsel:An Advent Experience for Little Hands. Doing fun arts and crafts from The Artful Winter like the DIY Advent Calendar, DIY Christmas Bunting The older kids have been … [Read more...]

Homeschool Christmas Studies: Truth In The Tinsel

Because of how much lots of people gets caught up in all the gifts and giving the TRUE meaning of Christmas tends to get lost, so this year really wanted to do something special with the kids for the month of December, to put back the real meaning of Christmas for my kids. So we are working on a few different programs I purchased this year to help with that! Today I am going to introduce you to one of the programs we are using for the little boys (Gabe and Ethan) for Advent this year. This is … [Read more...]