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Fun Family Advent Calendar

We’re finishing up our schoolwork at the the end of November, which means lots of time for Christmas things! Yes, our tree has been up for ages and we’ve been singing Christmas carols for a while now – but there’s no such thing as too much Christmas spirit, is there? No, there isn’t. We do …

The Jesse Tree Journey

Don’t you just love Christmas? One of my favourite traditions is the Jesse Tree. What’s a Jesse Tree? I’m so glad you asked. The Jesse Tree is a Jesus-focused Advent countdown that starts in Genesis and ends with Jesus’ birth. It traces God’s salvation plan from the beginning, and it’s a reminder of the real …

{Christmas Craft} Fingerprint Manger Scene

This fingerprint manger craft was inspired by this post on Crafty Morning. You will need: white cardboard/canvas brown paint peach paint yellow paint blue paint a lead pencil I had bought these square canvases ages ago, but never got around to using them. They were obviously meant for this craft. 🙂 I drew an outline …

The Jesse Tree – Advent countdown and free printable

In our house, we have several different Advent countdowns running simultaneously. One is a series of Christmas-themed crafts. Another is one of those ubiquitous chocolate-a-day calendars. (Actually, we have two of those because when one child gets chocolate, so must the other.) My favourite Advent calendar, though, is the Jesse Tree. What I love about …