Category Archives: Christmas

Aren’t sugar cookies a food group?

This morning our elf had all the fixings ready to make gingerbread house cookies; a fun activity for the first day of winter break. As explained in the movie, Elf: “We elves try to stick to the four main food … Continue reading

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Elf-size entrance

Twinkle installed her own elf door last night. We actually found this door in a closet when we moved into our home. I’d like to think the previous owners left it behind as a welcoming gift. I’m so glad it’s … Continue reading

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Frankincense, Twinkly Gold and Myrrh

Twinkle came across another two wisemen last night. They were so kind as to show her the gifts they brought for the baby Jesus. This was another treasure we brought home from our time in the Middle East – a … Continue reading

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Twinkling the Ivories

Twinkle propped herself up to play some favorite Christmas songs on our keyboard last night. Have you seen the LDS Christmas Songbook? It is one of my favorite things, with hymns and traditional carols alongside their history and beautiful artwork.

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LDS temple ornament

This ornament was inspired by the star from our recent ornament exchange. It is fairly simple, but requires a few jewelry-making tools to complete. This is what you’ll need: 4 x 6″ piece of wood finishing nails 20 gauge silver … Continue reading

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Twinkle Forever

Twinkle found the temple ornament we made yesterday, and started dreaming about going there someday. Check back for a tutorial on making the ornament. (Want to know more about LDS temples?)  

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Treats

This morning Twinkle was found next to a wise man, still on his journey to find the newborn King. Being inspired by the gift he had in hand, Twinkle prepared small packages of sweets for us and placed them in … Continue reading

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Twinkle the glitter groomer

Twinkle didn’t move far last night – just to the other side of the nativity. She did gather up the stable animals, though, and and got them glitteringly groomed. I love seeing the nativity come together a bit at a … Continue reading

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Reindeer Cookies

Made reindeer cookies for caroling tonight. They are adorable and delicious.  

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Twinkle pulls a Davey

At our most recent Faith in God activity, the girls’ leaders made some wonderful Christmas books for everyone. They are a compilation of stories, music and scriptures to be read every night of December. Last night we read the story … Continue reading

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