Merry Christmas!

Well, it is officially winter and Christmas is only four days away!!

Our holiday plans include lots of family, lots of great food and coffee, and lots of laughter and love.

I just wanted to wish anyone who stumbles across my blog a safe and Merry Christmas. May your holidays be blessed and bright.


Ten Beautiful Holiday Libraries

Is there nothing more cozy and cheery than a warm, bright library at Christmastime?

The Biltmore House photo below inspired this entire post, which is purely eye-candy for book lovers at Christmastime!

If you’re snowed in, grab a warm cup of tea and take comfort in these cozy, Christmas-ready libraries.

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Chaos and Light

I admit, this holiday season has felt pretty chaotic, and it’s been difficult for me to find time to simply sit and dwell on God’s Word. Time seems to fly right out the door with this arctic tundra wind.

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Spiced Vanilla Latté Simmer Scent

Although baking is fairly high on my priority list during Christmastime, there are some days that we just can’t fit it in. Sadly, we don’t have a Starbucks nearby either, for an emergency coffee-scented atmosphere. Thankfully though, that doesn’t mean my house can’t smell like a coffee house or a freshly baked holiday dessert, though!

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Chocolate Dipped Orange Butter Cookies


A few years ago, I obtained this vintage cookie press from one of my mom’s friends who was getting rid of it. How cool looking is it?!

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Christmas Activities & Resource Roundup

How are the first two weeks of December almost over?!

Last night I saw a couple of different social media and blog postings asking readers: “What are your December/Christmas lesson plans like?” I thought it might be fun to share some fun and festive resources and activities we’re using this holiday season!

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