I am babysitting my 1 year old nephew today! Whew, he's into everything. I forgot how fast those lil' guys are. haha!
Anyway, I wanted to post our family Advent Calender. It was fun to make & only cost a few buckaroo's!
Christmas this year is all about going back to basics. Not a lot of money will do that to you (all away across the board) but I think it's great! Lack of money enables creativity to shine & makes you REALLY look at the true meaning of Christmas, rather than how many presents are under the tree.
Here are a few of the things we will be doing to celebrate the coming holiday:
Drink hot cocoa with homemade marshmallows Read the Christmas Bible story Watch "It's a Wonderful Life" Write letters to Santa Donate a gift to a child in need Donate food to a food drive Make Xmas cookies Make a popcorn strand Make Xmas cards Decorate our Xmas tree Listen to Xmas music & dance our buns off Have a special dinner by candle light Make Xmas candy
Anyway, it's nothing fancy, but we started this last year and the kids had so much fun. I remember they prayed and thanked God that their mommy let them celebrate Xmas every day. It's the lil' things in life, remember.