Look For The Star

Look For The Star

The Bible is one glorious story pointing to the person of Jesus. Yet it is easy to segregate the Christmas story from the rest of the Bible. We might read about the birth of Christ right before we open presents…

Baker Family Christmas 2014

Baker Family Christmas 2014

A few weeks ago the kids helped Mark and I put up the Christmas tree. Christmas music filled the house as we hung the stockings over the fireplace. A wreath with a red bow hung on our front door, and…

Fantasy of Trees

Fantasy of Trees

Merry Christmas Eve! One of the ways my family loves to celebrate Christmas is to go to Fantasy of Trees. A few weeks ago we bundled up and enjoyed our third year of attending! Last year I was BIG pregnant…

Family Pictures and Favorite Traditions

Family Pictures and Favorite Traditions

One of my favorite Christmas traditions is sending out Christmas cards to our friends and family. This year Mitzi Bodie take our family pictures and I think I’ll treasure these for years. If you are still looking into getting your family…

Life Lately According to my iPhone

Life Lately According to my iPhone

Moments keep passing by. The hands of the clock are racing by on the wall beside me. With each bite of pumpkin pie, and every word around the dining room table another moment is spent. Thanksgiving is already over. How…

Prepare Him Room

Prepare Him Room

Having a special guest over is always exciting. Sometimes I am so thrilled that I’ll count down the days, plan special dinners, and try to put the house in perfect order. Advent is all about someone special coming. Advent means “to come.” It celebrates that…

Our Holiday Traditions

Our Holiday Traditions

Some of my favorite ways to celebrate this season are: 1) I like to mediate on who Jesus is. I do this individually by reading the Word and solid Biblical books. I do this with my family. After dinner, we are…

What Not To Give

What Not To Give

Christmas is in two days! Are you finished with your Christmas shopping? If you are frantically about to run to the store for a few last-minute gifts I thought I would help you by sharing eleven things not to get….

3 Gift Giving Tips

3 Gift Giving Tips

Here is a quick gift giving guide… 1) Shop throughout the year.  Mark and I love to be creative with our generosity. And we have found that shopping throughout the year has really helped me give better gifts to family and…

The Spirit of Christmas: Keeping the Festive Magic Alive

The Spirit of Christmas: Keeping the Festive Magic Alive

  As part of our 25 Days of Christmas, here is a fun guest post on keeping the Christmas magic alive. Do you still ensure that Christmas has as much magic surrounding it as you can? If you don’t now,…

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