Packing the Best Box(es) Ever

I was scrolling through Facebook the other day and saw a picture of my friend Amy. Amy is the former Team Distribution Manager for Operation Christmas Child. She led my trip to the Dominican Republic along with about 8-9 other trips every year. She’s the woman who goes into these communities, schools and churches and […]

Operation Christmas Child CRAFTING Party

Yesterday I invited all the older elementary and middle school kids that help me in the church’s preschool department over to our house. We had taco soup, the cheeseball from heaven, the magically delicious corn dip and some chocolate chips cookies! We weren’t really there for the food. We were really there to get our CRAFT ON! […]

The Month of Worship

The first week of Truth in the Tinsel is a busy one. Everyone is figuring out how to fit in a half hour to do crafts with their kids. Christmas parties and gifts have already started along with decorations and every other Christmas-y thing that “must” be done. So, not only am I experiencing all […]

Joy is found in the Sprinkles

This is a guest post from one of my bloggy-turned-in-real-life friends, Rebecca from Moms Mustard Seeds. She has such an amazing God-story. You will love her! A few days ago, I sat down with my daughter and enjoyed some tea while we looked through pictures I have yet to put in a photo album. That […]

Unto You…

This is a guest post (and gift) from the fabulously talented Jennifer at JRU Studios. Enjoy… Mary gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger. An angel of the Lord appeared to the shepherds, and the glory of the Lord shone around them. The angel said […]

Operation Christmas Child Link Up

I am SO excited for today! A few weeks ago, I challenged you to pack 100 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes together! I know just from your comments that we’re gonna reach that goal—especially because so many of you were already planning on doing this awesome activity with your kids before you saw my little old […]

Jesus-Centered Christmas Books for Kids

This is a guest post from one of my favorite and longest long-time friends, Jessie from Vanderbilt Wife! She and I met via blogs, bonded over babies and books and are now certifiable in-real-life-friends. You will love her! Last winter, I put together a list of 25 Jesus-Centered Christmas Books. I had seen on Pinterest […]