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Every year I’m determined to make “this year different”. I start out the season wanting to focus our celebration on Jesus. It never fails that I over-buy and over-stress and lose Jesus somewhere around December 21. It’s hard to be an adult and meet all your children’s whims. It’s hard to force Jesus on my […]
Back in October, my daughter got “booed” for Halloween by a sweet young boy in her school. He did the most amazing job on her boo gift. It was the cutest thing. They are 10. Things like this are still in the cute stage. This is what I’m telling myself anyway. But my oldest. Sigh. […]
My family has a long-standing Christmas tradition of ringing the bell that we’ve passed down for over 30 years now. When I was growing up, my dad would bring my brother and me with him to ring the Salvation Army bell. He always signed up to ring the bell on Christmas Eve. Lots of people […]
To encourage you to get out and enjoy all that East Texas has to offer this time of year, we challenge you to a Christmas Scavenger Hunt!
“Mommy, are you a boy or a girl?” Over the last few weeks, this has been my daughter’s favorite question. Wherever we are, whoever we see, she wants to know “are they a boy or a girl”? It is such an innocent question, and yet as soon as my darling three-year-old began asking it, I […]