Free Audio of the Christmas Story

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Recording artist Matthew West is giving away a beautiful recording of the Christmas Story.  The Christmas story from Luke Chapter 2 is beautifully interweaved with a recording of “Away in the Manger”. You can listen to the recording directly on …

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Candy Wreath from Halloween Candy

A couple years ago, I saw this idea for making a Candy Wreath from left over Halloween candy, and have wanted to make one ever since. Now that Halloween is over and bags of candy are on sale, it’s the …

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Valentine’s and Easter Gift Baskets for Kids (without the sugar rush!)

Easter and Valentine’s Day. The barrage of gift ideas in the stores and the mounds of chocolate and candies are a little overwhelming. Personally, we don’t need any more stuffed animals, chocolates, or any other type of candy. And our budget …

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Great Gift Ideas: Legos for Girls

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Legos are big at my house. Very big.  It’s hard to walk anywhere without some little piece being found. Every night my 9 year old spends 10 minutes showing me his latest creations. The neighborhood boys even have Lego swaps. …

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Gifts-in-a-Jar

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We discovered Gifts-in-a-Jar several years ago, when Kate’s Keepers of the Faith group did them.  We had such fun with it, and it was such a thoughtful, but frugal gift idea, we decided to make them for all of our relatives.  That …

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