Looking Forward: An Advent Calendar

Adorable! Just think about all those old Christmas cards you could employ for this calendar.

Written by Sharon Kaufman, Contributing Writer What and When is Advent? The word “advent” means arrival or coming in Latin. Specifically, it relates to the coming of the Christ at the incarnation. Advent is celebrated in the weeks leading up to the day we set aside to remember the birth of the Messiah. It begins four Sundays before December 25, whether that Sunday is in November or December. This year Advent begins on Sunday, November 28th. However, when using an Advent calendar, counting down the days till […]

A Call for Contributing Writers and a (Brief) Reader Survey

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**Quick note to all who have emailed/will email me regarding becoming a contributing writer- due to the incredible response I’ve received so far, it might take me until more like early next week, rather than only a day or two as I had originally thought to respond!** Since returning from Blissdom, my head continues to absolutely swirl with thoughts and ideas. A couple of really good things that came out of the conference for me were a truly renewed desire to be a better blogger […]

Creating a Homemaking Binder

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**We’re just back from Seattle after what has been a crazy week and a half! My blog schedule for January is now a bit off and I need to reassess it, but I will continue to putter along on my organizational projects that I’ve begun. More recipe organizing, and yes, the ListPlanIt download lists and giveaway, are soon to come. But first, here’s a glimpse into the homemaking binder that I’ve begun… My simple binder. Nothing fancy. That white rectangle says “Stephanie’s Homemaking Binder”. No […]