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Chocolate “Ginger” Bread House

My kids like the Gingerbread House tradition at Christmas time, but, along with my husband, most of them don’t really like the taste of gingerbread.  This puts a damper on the project, since we traditionally destroy and eat the house … Continue reading

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Bringing Sweetness to the Rush of the Season

Ah, the Christmas joys of this time of year!  The sugarplum fairies that dance in our heads, the caring and the sharing, the giving and the getting of gifts and Christmas cards, and holiday home-baked cookies for Santa, because, as we teach … Continue reading

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Oreo Truffles

This recipe may seem very familiar to many of you.  Or it may be a breakthru for you in the department of deliciousness.  I remember the first time I had one of these bad boys and I just about fell … Continue reading

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“The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey” Picture Book Recommendation

The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey, written by Susan Wojciechowski and illustrated by P.J. Lynch, is one of our favorite Christmas books.  The story is meaningful and embodies the true spirit of Christmas.  It touches both young (not too young, though, … Continue reading

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Really Big Snowflake

My mom suggested these while I was heading up an art class last year.  They are so easy 4 year olds can do them.  The children LOVED this, and were so proud of how beautiful they turned out.  To be … Continue reading

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Keeping the Spirit of the Season

Do you feel like Christmas gets more and more about Santa and less and less about Christ each year?  To be honest, I know I contribute to this feeling because one of my favorite things about Christmas is GIVING gifts.  … Continue reading

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Christmas Chain of Charity

Christmas is a time for giving.  Us adults know that, but sometimes the little ones forget. And sometimes children also forget how many days til Christmas, and have their parents begging for Christmas to come soon just to put an … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Roasted Almonds

A few years ago, my friend brought some amazing cinnamon roasted almonds to our Christmas party (see my post for our Easy, Fun, and Cheap Christmas Party).  At first, I didn’t try them because I wasn’t all that interested.  But … Continue reading

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The Great Christmas Exchange

Each year as the Christmas season approaches, I have mixed feelings. On one side, I absolutely love Christmas. I love giving gifts. I love helping my kids find and make gifts for each other. I also love hosting a Christmas … Continue reading

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