Christmas Countdown Day 23 & 24: Candy hunting and birthday baking

It is Christmas Eve, and Lauren took the last Countdown ornament off our tree today to complete our amazing journey to Christmas this month. We had two fun family activities left, and both involved sweets! First, we had a Christmas candy scavenger hunt. The kids sequestered themselves in their rooms while Matt and I spread … Continue reading

Christmas Countdown Day 22: Sing-off

Our Advent Scripture for Day 22 is Matthew 1:18-25. The birth of Jesus Christ came about this way: After His mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, it was discovered before they came together that she was pregnant by the Holy Spirit. So her husband Joseph, being a righteous man, and not wanting to disgrace her publicly, … Continue reading