DIY Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar Ideas

How many of you count down to Christmas? I do, every.single.year. I am like a little kid when it comes to Christmas, and my kids are just as excited as I am, if not more. There is something so magical about counting down the days until Santa arrives, the anticipation is half the fun. Make it easier to count down with these DIY Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar Ideas! You can do it as a countdown, or make it even more special and create an advent calendar full of fun little candies, toys, and … [Read more...]

Candy Corn Countdown

“Trick or Treat, Trick or Treat, Trick for Treat for Halloween! Better give a treat that’s good to eat if you want to keep life serene!” I loved that Disney song as a little girl, it always made me look forward to Halloween. All the fun activities, like apple picking, decorating and pumpkin carving. There’s the excitement of making your own costume, hayrides, corn mazes and of course, the candy--lots and lots of candy. There’s so much excitement, kids can hardly wait. Well, why … [Read more...]

Activity Advent Calendar

I have a confession...I love advent calendars!  As a kid there is something so magical about the anticipation of Christmas and as a kid counting down just makes the holiday season that much more fun.  We have several advent calendars, but I couldn't resist making one more.I adored Little Lucy Lu's version, but decided to include Christmas themed activities as part of ours.  I used "library pockets" and covered them with holiday scrapbook paper I had on hand for the daily countdown envelopes. I … [Read more...]