Christmas Traditions 2014: The Fireplace

We were not able to prepare for Christmas eve. My brother died exactly 7 days before Christmas and we dropped everything to be with family and mourn his passing. My brother’s remains were cremated on the morning of the 23rd, we asked our babysitter to stay with the kids as we took a short trip to the toy store to get them some presents. After all, Christmas isn’t about me and the children have been excited and expecting a happy celebration. It’s supposedly our favorite time of the year, I can’t drag them down with me. My husband had been […]

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Christmas Traditions 2012: Homemade tree ornaments

I’m always on a look out for fun and interesting activities that we can do with the boys not only on Christmas but for the regular seasons, too. To date, we’ve made Christmas cards, gift wrappers, baked cookies, moulded chocolates and made pizza. We’ve also made dinosaurs out of play dough. I especially loved making homemade versions of playdoughs and fingerpaint. We’ve only started building our Christmas traditions 4 years ago. So far, we’ve been consistent in putting up the Christmas tree, bake night and reading and discussing the Christmas story. Last year, we made tree decorations following the book […]

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A year in exile

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged about my faith. I had some growing up to do. As people close to me know very well, I am very passionate by nature. I’m the crash and burn type. When I came to receive Jesus into my life, I pursued sharing the gospel to women, children and to those who have lost hope as I had, once. I still believe that the desires that I have, the dreams and ambitions that I have for our family and for the the ministry that I believe that we are called in are from God. […]

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