These are the gifts we are giving our 3 girls for Christmas this year. This year, they are 2, 4 and 6 years old! Every year, we give our children three gifts each--a want, a need and a gift to nurture their spiritual growth.

What We’re Giving Our Girls for Christmas This Year {2014 Edition}

These are the gifts we are giving our 3 girls for Christmas this year. This year, they are 2, 4 and 6 years old! Every year, we give our children three gifts each--a want, a need and a gift to nurture their spiritual growth. We started this tradition when our firstborn was a baby, so they have never known any different. This helps us to keep the gifts intentional, and it also helps us not to overspend (although we are spending a bit more this year than in years past--only because we have a larger budget). Our girls do get more gifts from other relatives, but we have begun putting … [keep reading...]

I love this idea to nurture your kids' spiritual growth by giving them Christ-centered gifts at Christmas time! This is a great list of 65+ spiritual gift ideas for any age child. I will definitely be getting some of the presents on this list this year!

65+ Spiritual Gift Ideas for Kids

After writing the wildly-successful "32 Christmas Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Men" post, my hubby Will decided to write another! (Perhaps he should just become a regular contributor now?!) In all transparency, we had a hard time coming up with a spiritual gift for our girls this year--until we got to brainstorming. With that, this post for spiritual gift ideas was born. I hope you find it helpful! ~Erin Guest Post by Will Odom (Erin's husband!)  Most of you know or have read that we give our children 3 gifts: a want, a need and a spiritual. As my wife and I were discussing the … [keep reading...]

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16 Easy & Frugal Holiday Party Dishes

By Tiffany, Contributing Writer One of my favorite aspects of the holiday season is the parties. However, even these come with a limit. You see, somehow last year, we found ourselves attending three Christmas parties in a row. THREE. I'm not talking about three weekends in a row. This was three days: Friday, Saturday and Sunday. As an avid meal planner, this throws a huge kink in my plans. I can skip dinner and plan an extra appetizer or dessert for a party. Sure, that's no big deal. But to do three of them? In a row?! Technically, I guess I could have made a triple batch of … [keep reading...]

6 Non-Toy Gifts for Kids - TheHumbledHomemaker.com

6 Non-Toy Gift Ideas for Kids

I think you will love these non-toy gift ideas for kids!  At least once per day I find myself muttering to my husband (or saying to myself): "Our girls have too many toys!" And honestly? We … [keep reading...]

Weekend Reads with The Humbled Homemaker

Weekend Reads {December 6, 2014}

If you want to keep up with the reads that give me pause all week long, follow my Reads and Recipes board on Pinterest. If you want to follow along with my personal life, you can follow me on … [keep reading...]

6 Christmas Treats

6 Must-Make Christmas Treats

I am not one for making desserts every single night, but I do love to break out the treat recipes around the holidays. The following six Christmas treats are on my must-make list this year! You … [keep reading...]