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Teaching Children to Give featuring The King’s Christmas List

For my entire adult life, I’ve done a lot of giving during the holiday season. Children have a special place in my heart, and my heart aches to know that some children miss the magic of Christmas. Because I am able, I give gifts to children where ever I can. Because they are organized locally and benefit children in my community, I’ve always focused my attention on giving trees and a local school’s toy drive. Last year, Grace was interested in giving gifts to other children. This year, not so much. When we go to the store, she wants to … Read more

18 Handmade Christmas Gifts You Can Make Now

Easy DIY handmade Christmas gifts for friends or family - These unique and beautiful ideas are mostly for women (Grandma, Mom, or sisters would love them!) could be sold or given as homemade gifts. Lots of cute, simple, and useful craft tutorials.

When Christmas rolls around this year, I’m going to be 39 weeks pregnant. Or else I’ll already have a newborn. In either case, I won’t be doing much crafting. I probably won’t be doing much at all at that point (aside from complaining and writing on my blog). So I’ve already started making Christmas gifts for this year. You don’t need to be hugely pregnant to start your homemade Christmas gifts now. If you’re hoping to save some money or give more personal gifts, make them. Here are some ideas I’ve found. They’re all relatively inexpensive, and you have plenty … Read more