Minecraft Christmas Tree

I love our Doctor Who Christmas tree. One of the things that I love most about it is the fact that the 3 of us made it together. My son came up with half the ideas for the ornaments, helped with some of the little crafts, and my husband helped …

Doctor Who Christmas Tree

Yes, I know, it is not even Thanksgiving yet, but in my house Christmas begins in October. A few months ago, my son saw the Doctor Who TARDIS lights in a store and asked if we could get them. I immediately decided that we were going to make an entire Doctor …

My St. Patrick’s Day Tree. Who Says Trees are Just for Christmas?

Did you know that immediately after Christmas, artificial trees go on sale for up to 80% off? So make plans this December to go out shopping a couple of days after Christmas to snag a mini tree. Or two. Or five, like I once did. Since St. Patrick’s Day is my 2nd favorite holiday, this year I created a mini St Patrick’s Day tree. Being more Irish than any other ancestry, I love St. Patrick’s Day. The holiday makes me feel closer to my people across the pond.

Christmas Countdown Ideas: Jesse Tree Magnets

A “Jesse Tree” is an artistic depiction of the ancestry of Jesus. The tree (whether it be a cut-out, a real Christmas tree, or simply some branches placed in a bucket) is decorated each day with ornaments that represent Old Testament events from Creation to the Birth of Jesus. The tree gets its name from Isaiah 11:1 “A shoot will spring forth from the stump of Jesse, and a branch out of his roots.”