With last-minute shopping there will be last-minute gift wrapping, and here is some great ideas! I hope you'll have fun wrapping, giving, singing and joyfully including Christ in all that you do as you celebrate His birth. Step 1 Your supplies. Pick out a neutral gift wrap. Cut your twine long enough to be able to wrap around your gift 3-5 times. Step 2 Add your tags. Step 3 Add your embellishments, greenery, berries and jiggle bells. For my gift wrapping, I picked out a n
"And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth." John 1:14 Rejoice! Let this holy season renew your faith and warm your heart. Love and Christmas blessings! #Bible #God #Jesus #Christmas #Christian #encouragement
This is one of my favorite gifts to put together and give for Christmas. It's easy and quick, and it makes your home smell lovely. It makes a great hostess gift or gift for your co-workers and neighbors! Ingredients: 1 whole orange 1 whole lemon 1 TBL. whole cloves 2 4" cinnamon sticks 2 bay leaves Directions: Combine all ingredients in a decorative clear bag. Tie closed with holiday ribbon. Attach these directions on a gift tag to your gift: Christmas Scent Mix Cut unpeele
Holiday Greetings and Gatherings! I think we’re long overdue for a visit, please find a cozy spot to sit so we can take a moment and catch up, there’s lots to share and a drawing-winner too! I want to fill you in on the move my husband and I made after living in the same house with our three children for 26 years! Now those “children” are quite grownup, married and establishing their own homes. I won't be giving you tips on moving and such (there are so many places you can
Whenever you see someone carrying wrapped gifts or see them stacked high in OR on top of a car remember why we give gifts. It's to show His love to others as He did when He sent His Son to be born in a manger - the greatest gift of all. Although the Christmas season certainly is not all about gifts they do play a part in our celebrations.
As you finish your Christmas shopping consider some suggestions on one of my favorite blogs - Girlfriends In God. In their Dec. 20-21
"I wonder and I search my heart. When I sit and search long enough to listen to God’s still small voice, I grapple with the familiar and I groan for the fresh… and I wonder. Have I shopped, cleaned, and baked away the season without bending a knee to worship the Savior? Have I decorated my home, but failed to focus my heart?" from Girlfriends in God "Be still and know that I am God." Psalm 46:10 Photo: Anne Terese Fara #inspiration #encouragement #holidays #Christmas #Jesus
Nothing robs us quicker of a peaceful home than when we skip our quiet time with the Lord. When we don't have His leading and guiding there will be no peace. Set time aside to get to know Him in a deeper way this month as we celebrate His birth! Photo: Inspiration by Blueberry #quiettime #Jesus #inspiration #encouragement #holidays #Christmas