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Free Christmas Printables: Santa, Reindeer,Wreaths, Bells and More!
Top rated websites with free Christmas printables including lessons, games, puzzles, activities, cut and paste, decorations on the secular or non-religious themes of the holiday. View more »

Dec. 12~ Our Lady of Guadalupe


Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe: Lesson Plans, Celebration Guide December 12 is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the Roman Catholic liturgical year. Here is a guide to celebrate her feast day in your homeschool or classroom. Celebrate Mexico's history,traditions, literature, food, customs and culture as well! View more »

Christmas Breakfast: Easy, Nutritious and Delicious


Easy, Festive Holiday Brunch Casserole Although children may want to breakfast on their Christmas candy, sooner or later, everyone will be hungry for breakfast on Christmas morning. But who wants to get up and cook,especially when it's finally the old folks turn to open gifts? Here's a recipe and how to for delicious holiday brunch casserole, that you can assemble on Christmas Eve and pop in the over on Christmas morning. Stay on the couch, Mama and enjoy your Christmas morn! View more »

My Christmas Essay, As Usual, a Little Quirky


What was Christmas like for Mary, Our Blessed Mother? I'm selfish and I love my kids like a mother bear. I'm well old enough to have Mary, Mother of Jesus's mother. It's hard for me to imagine how I'd cope with my daughter being chosen as the Mother of God. Would I argue with Yahweh? Probably, knowing me. My holiday essay or devotional, however you choose to read it. The Christmas story from a different perspective.
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Gifts for College Students


Back-to-School Guide: College Student Dorm Room for Under $500
Overview of the most useful items to buy or bring with you as you move into your college dorm. Pricing guide to buy products at the best prices. These tips can save you about $30 per day on food, beverage, coffee costs alone. View more »

Christmas Gifts for Moms

Christmas Gifts for the SAHM Mom Written as a gift guide for Stay-At-Home-Moms, these ideas make excellent gifts for any mom or woman! Sometimes the best gifts can't be wrapped! Lighthearted look at what women really want for Christmas! Unique gift ideas for those who like to think outside the box! View more »

DIY Projects for Christmas Gifts

DIY Projects for Christmas Gifts Holiday gifts don't have to be bought in the store. Give the gift of time and DIY talent. Surprise mom this Christmas with easy, diy home repairs and remodeling. projects! 10 projects that you can complete relatively easily that will delight and impress mom!Written for Mother's Day, these ideas work for any gift-giving! View more »

Holiday Parties: Host the Perfect Kid's Party


How to Organize a Holiday Party for Kids of Any Age! Need ideas for holiday activities for children? Here is the definitive guide! Compiled by a 22 year veteran teacher,and loaded with time, money and energy saving ideas, you can host a party that every one will enjoy (even you!) read more

Holiday Survival Guide- Self Care Tips


How to Survive the Holidays and Enjoy Them! Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or any other variation of the winter celebrations, the month of December can be a challenge. As much as we may love the holidays, they can really wear us down. Here are 50+ ways to cope until January. read more

Regift and White Elephant Christmas Gift Shopping: Shelves


White Elephant Treasures - Shelves, Racks, and Containers
In the olden days in school, when Christmas rolled around, we'd make gifts for parents. Dad always got a ceramic ash tray or a pipe rack. Nixing the ashtrays was probably smart, but the rack or shelf was a great gift for dad. Here's a gift guide that will high marks; choose a novel shelf or rack to give as a gift. White elephant and secondhand stores are gold mines for unique gifts! Creating restful, useful and artful spaces begins with choosing the right furniture. Explore your local secondhand venues and rummage sales for white elephant furniture pieces. You'll find variety, individuality and occasionally some history! read more

Regift Christmas Gift Shopping: Tables


Christmas Gift Ideas - -Occasional Tables White Elephant Gifts: for unique gift exchanges or creative gift-giving. Here's a white elephant gift idea: occasional tables. Lovely, individual, personal and very distinctive! read more

Religious Christmas Traditions


Creative Christmas Traditions As a homeschooling family of four kids, our holiday traditions have focused on family, spirituality and education! (Home-schoolers can't resist making everything a lesson!)Here are over a dozen holiday traditions from over 20 Christmas seasons in our family! read more

Teen Boys Gift-Giving Guide


Top 10 (plus a Few) Gift Ideas for Teenage Boys When I choose tags from a 'giving Tree', it's generally the teen boys who are left for last. And it's not because no one cares; it's just that they can be pretty intimidating to shop for! Here's a no-fail gift guide for teen boys that sure to please! read more

Free Printable Christmas Craft Activities


Free Printable Christmas Holiday Coloring Cut and Paste Crafts
Christmas craft projects to print free. Color, cut and paste, paper dolls, decorations! Originally written to highlight Halloween crafts, this article covers all free printable holiday activities and First School! read more

Free Printable Christmas Preschool Crafts


Free, Printable Preschool Learning Crafts When older siblings go back to school all day, preschoolers get bored. When the weather is too wet or cold to play for outside play, preschoolers need activities. Preschool teachers need supplemental practice pages for holiday, letters, numbers, shapes and other concepts. read on

Recycle, Repurpose Christmas Lights


Holiday Lights: Green, Creative Ways to Use and Reuse Don't you love the simple beauty of holiday lights? Strings of soft, delicate colors add a lovely ambiance. Use low wattage holiday lights year-round for decorating and design. Here's a list of green ways to use holiday lighting. read more

Free Printable Christmas Coloring Crafts


Free Printable Thanksgiving, Christmas and Holiday Cut and Paste Activities
Want some free printable Thanksgiving cut and paste crafts? Keep busy hands and minds cutting, coloring and pasting Thanksgiving decorations, bingo games, jigsaw puzzles, coloring pages, place cards, greeting cards and more! read on

Homemade Christmas Gift Crafts for Dads and Granddads


Handmade Gift Crafts for Dad's and Granddads-Quick, Easy and Inexpensive
Complete guide to three easy, inexpensive craft projects in which children of all ages can participate. Great for any occasion or holiday! Fun, inexpensive and useful! read more

Christmas Gift Ideas for Childrens' Charities and Overseas Missions


Top 10 Gift Ideas for Children's' Charities Trying to choose a gift for your group's Christmas giving tree? How about a Toys for Tots gift? Or overseas mission? It can be pretty difficult to know just what a child will like when you don't know them. This article lists issues to consider in charitable gift-giving. Includes great gift suggestions that work well for anonymous giving. And thanks for giving of yourself! Best Gifts for Kids Missions

Advent Wreath - Craft, Prayers, History and Devotions


Advent Wreath Devotional: History, How-tos and Traditions
Description of Advent Wreath practices, meaning, history and prayers. Ideas for handmade advent wreaths. read more

Christmas and Advent Craft- Countdown Chain


Paper Chain Christmas Countdown Craft Easy craft for all ages to help eager children anticipate the Christmas holiday. Use my included list of silly activities to countdown the days. Or use my secret santa activities to practice corporal and spiritual works of mercy. Use in classroom, home, homeschool or day care. read more

Christmas and Advent Craft- Jesse Tree


Jesse Tree Advent Devotional Craft History, tradition, devotional use of the Jesse Tree to trace the lineage of Our Lord and prepare for his coming. Craft project instructions.
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Christmas Holiday Printable Cards and Ecards


Top Sources for Holiday E-Cards Here is a great site for holiday e-cards! Many free selections, free printables, clip-art and great gift ideas as well! No fees to join. Email updates with free printables. read more

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