Have Yourself a Homemade Christmas

Dozens of ideas for gifts, decorations, and desserts!

Great Ideas for DIY Gifts, Decorations and Dessert

There’s just something about homemade that makes Christmas extra special, don’t you think? But “homemade” doesn’t have to mean complicated. Simple is best.

If you’re like me, coming up with ideas is half the battle. And that’s why I’ve put together this little guide to help you so that you can have a homemade Christmas without the stress. Simple ideas for gifts, decorations and desserts.Continue Reading

A Beautiful Christmas Story: “Why the Chimes Rang”

Why the Chimes Rang

One December, when my children were young, and I was having a difficult time physically, I spent a lot of time reading to them, because that was about all I could manage. We read Christmas stories all month and that’s when I discovered this treasure. I’ve reprinted Why the Chimes Rang in full for you to enjoy as you celebrate the birth of Christ! So cuddle up on the couch with your loved ones and worship the Christ Child with Pedro and Little Brother.Continue Reading

Real Food Russian Tea Cookies

Healthy cookies usually taste, well, healthy. Not these!!!! Make with REAL ingredients, these Russian Tea Cookies are THE BEST!

I might just love cookies as much as I love pie, and that’s saying a lot. But okay, let’s admit it. Healthy cookies taste, well, healthy. Not these babies! They are made with REAL, nutrient-dense ingredients, and they’re to die for. Crispy, buttery, scrumptious.Continue Reading

Ornaments from Nature – Pinecone Elf

Pinecone elf ornament@learningandyearningFor 36 years now, every year that I’ve been married, I’ve made an ornament to give to friends and family. I’m generally not creative enough to come up with one completely on my own, but am inspired by those I see in books or online. I’ve been seeing these cute little pinecone elves and that’s what I made this year. For the first time ever, my granddaughter helped me to make them. That has doubled the joy!

Have a blessed Christmas!

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