Cup of Christmas Cheer

Our tree is up, the lights are glowing, Christmas-cheer-cup overflowing.   Presents wrapped and fire aglow, ready for the first big snow.   Candles lit and spirits bright, Christ, come into our home tonight. Merry Christmas, readers!    

Christmas Cheer – Lifestyle Post Roundup

Between helping with (and having kids involved in) children's choir, teaching a preschool class on Wednesday nights, teaching piano lessons 3 out of 5 evenings, and all the holiday buzz in general, my December plate is pretty full! Basically, the month is moving so fast I can hardly keep up! I haven't had lots of [...]

Spread {Christmas!} Joy Instagram Campaign

Hi, beautiful homemakers! Today's post is just for you! If you've followed my involvement on Instagram lately, you'll know I've helped host two #iamajoyfulhomemaker campaigns created by Abby Barstow from The Joyful Homemaker's Club. This Christmas season Abby has created yet another amazing Instagram campaign, designed to connect wives and mamas all around the country. [...]

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. Biltmore House Library Can we just all gasp and take [...]

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. I've been praying lately for motivation to do more Christ-seeking and more Word-dwelling. This morning, I was blessed with [...]