Category Archives: Traditions

Traditions: From Our Home to Yours

We have a couple of Easter traditions that I dearly love. This one is at the tippy top. Our Grace Garden: First, we hunt for the perfect rock. This will be the grave. It’s gotta be a weighty one; a

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Cinnamon Ornaments: Traditions from our Family to Yours

These homemade ornaments are the easiest, most delicious ones in town! I’m always on the look-out for traditions that engage our childrens’ senses because I want their childhood memories to be full of the beautiful sights, sounds, and smells of

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“Pebble Snacks”: Traditions from our Family to Yours

A few years ago, our daughters made this “Cooking Show” to teach other little girls how to make one of our favorite Christmas treats. I thought you might want to snuggle up with some youngsters and enjoy the show! [lyte

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A Peanuts Mayflower: Traditions from our family to yours

Of course, we love our annual viewing of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (Remastered Deluxe Edition), but we really love the bonus story, “The Mayflower Voyages”. You can watch it here: [lyte id= dkayU08s6QM] Do you have a favorite Thanksgiving flick?  

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The Thanksgiving Story: Traditions from Our Family to Yours

This is a great way to teach the Thanksgiving story to the littlest members of the family. Make bracelets, necklaces, key chains, or friendship pins as you dramatize the well-loved story of Thanksgiving. First black bead – for the Pilgrims

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The Drumstick of a Turkey: Traditions from Our Family to Yours

When I played this dusty old radio program for my freckled-faced five year old, she giggled and giggled… it was truly the sweetest sound. Needless to say, we’ve kept up the tradition of “tuning in” to Father Knows Best every

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A Thanksgiving Tree: Traditions from Our Family to Yours

One of our favorite traditions is a Thanksgiving Tree. At the beginning of November, we gather some branches and place them in a vase or pitcher. This year’s branches were particularly meaningful because they fell during Hurricane Sandy, which devastated

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