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Twinkle’s Merry Christmas

Twinkle’s last day with us has been a great one. We awoke to find her on the breakfast table, peeking through the back of the nativity, with all the figures in place, including the sweet baby Jesus in the manger. … Continue reading

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Holy couple at the door

This morning we woke up to find Twinkle looking concerned. Joseph and Mary are at her door, looking for a place to stay for the night. The North Pole is no place for this special couple to rest for the … Continue reading

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A cradle lovingly made

This morning Twinkle was found next to Joseph, who apparently was giving her a few carpentry tips. With a chisel in hand, Twinkle is carving what looks to be the beginning of a tiny cradle. It’s good to know Joseph … Continue reading

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Candy Cane Greetings

Twinkle appeared this morning next to the shepherd from our nativity. She was holding two candy canes – one in the shape of a J for Jesus, and the other right side up like a shepherd’s staff. Around her neck … Continue reading

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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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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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