Archive for the ‘Christmas activities’ category

We don’t have a mantel, and it was frustrating when it came time to hang the stockings by the chimney with care. I looked around on the internet, but it turned out there was very little to choose from when it came to hanging things on brick! I ended up fashioning something out of what [...]

We have all sorts of calendars to help us count down to the Big Day. We have Santa with a cotton ball beard, an Advent calendar that was sent home from school that is complete with Bible verses, chocolate countdowns… But this one has turned out to be a favorite for the kids. I got [...]

This weekend we had the pleasure of going to Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. While I was initially troubled by the cost, I did some shopping around and was able to skim some off the ticket price by buying the adult tickets online before getting to the park. (Also, yesterday I found that [...]

We made our first batch of salt dough ornaments this week. It was a real trial and error event, but it was fun nonetheless. The kids had a blast, and they never noticed mommy’s gritted teeth or silent cursing. The dough was easy to make: 4 cups flour 1 cup salt 1-1/2 cups warm water. [...]

Reindeer Games

December 5th, 2011

My computer was infected with a virus last night. I spent most of my time going through codes and such (ick!), and this morning was more of the same. I finally got it up and running well, so now I can start to focus on doing things with the kids again! Since I didn’t have [...]