The Last Top Ten {Tuesday} of 2011

I’m sleeping off Christmas and trying to eek out every bit of our Christmas tree before I take it down for Lydia’s birthday on the 5th. It’s kind of a bummer when you put up Christmas decorations halfway through December. But kinda worth it when that first half of December was spent at Disney World! […]

Let There Be Light

One of my favorite things about writing Truth in the Tinsel was discovering (or perhaps, re-discovering) all the “light” references in the Christmas story. Day 1 of the book focuses on Isaiah 9:2-7, “The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has […]

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas, sweet friends! Hope you have a wonderful day rejoicing in the best present of all: Jesus! love, Amanda  

Hap-Happiest Season of All

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s the hap-happiest season of all! Christmastime is here, happiness and cheer. Fun for what the children call, their favorite time of year! So, is it? Are you having the hap-happiest season of all? Is it the most wonderful time of the year? Are your kids saying […]

Last Minute Christmas Memories

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s the hap-happiest season of all! Christmastime is here, happiness and cheer. Fun for what the children call, their favorite time of year! So, is it? Are you having the hap-happiest season of all? Is it the most wonderful time of the year? Are your kids saying […]

Giving, Receiving & Razoo

Tonight Lydia and I snuggled up in her bed for a story. I also had the computer and two gift cards. Why? Because tonight we read The King’s Christmas List. It was our new favorite book last year and started a fabulous tradition for us–giving gifts to Jesus. Asa and Lydia picked out gifts from […]

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And not just for yummy food, gifts and parties. Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year for parents to teach their children about Jesus! Kids have been looking forward to Christmas all year. Stores, media and school talk about it every day. It’s the easiest […]