Advent Calendar and Advent Activities

Advent Calendar Ideas

Advent Calendar and Advent Activities Thrifty Thinking Back in 2011 a friend gave us an Advent calendar (shown above and below). Her daughters had placed sweet treats in every box for each of my kids to enjoy during the days leading up to Christmas. It was a very┬ákind and festive gesture. My kids eagerly anticipated…

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Growing Our Own Food: Our Garden Update, Two Tips for the First Year Vegetable Gardener, and a Blessing

Planting Our Garden

2 Tips for the First Year Gardener Living here in the Pacific Northwest during the spring and the first part of summer we are blessed with God’s sprinkler system: drizzle. (We don’t know what a truly hard rain is in Washington; we just get a continuous stream of drizzle which contributes to all of the…

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