Tag «Jesse Tree»

{Currently} How Many Sleeps ‘Til Christmas?

How can Rafe be four months old already? Didn’t I give birth to him, like, yesterday? He has always been a smiley baby, but these days it is so easy to make him giggle. And, oh man, those baby giggles are too adorable. Giggles produce even more giggles, and once he starts and the girls …

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 Activity & Craft Roundup

I love crafting with my daughters, and for Christmas last year we did 12 Days of Christmas crafts and activities leading up to Christmas. We’re doing more this year, so come back tomorrow for the first of seven Christmas crafts. This is the master post for last year’s Christmas crafts and activities. Enjoy! 1. Evergreen …

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 …