Our Favorite Family Advent Calendar

This post contains affiliate links (Psst! Did you miss out on a few days of Advent? Truth in the Tinsel offers 4 alternate schedules to make your Advent devotionals more manageable–so it’s not too late to start! You can find the alternate schedules after Day 24 in your eBook.) Today marks the first day of […]

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Running a Little Behind This Holiday Season (And it’s OK!)

So we’re a little behind on our Advent calendar and getting ready for Christmas this year. We’ve been making the print-out ornaments for The Truth in the Tinsel Advent activities and we’re only on day 10 (and only 7 ornaments are hung on my daughter’s garland above). I also have more gift-shopping to do, teacher […]

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Advent is Here

We lit the first candle on our Advent wreath last night. We hadn’t really been getting in the “Christmas mood” yet, but when I brought the Advent wreath, our nativity set, and a few other items out we were transformed. The kids were in a flurry and even created a snow party in their room […]

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An Advent Calendar about the Real Reason for the Season

Most Advent calendars seem to focus on kids getting more stuff each day until Christmas and then having an explosion of gifts to open on Christmas Day. I’m here to share something different. An Advent calendar that focuses on the real story of Christmas and the reason we anticipate it. This is a repost from […]

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