When I think Russia at Christmas, I think snow, lots and lots of snow. I'm assuming that's true, but I haven't been there to verify it. Texas does not have a snowy Christmas, so I am unfamiliar with the idea. This meant for us a Christmas in Russia lesson was a nice addition to … [Read more...]
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Five years ago I discovered it is hard to give presents to teens you don't know super well. I love my niece and nephew, but I don't really know them. I see them a few times a year, and I want to give them something, but what they're wanting are starting to get out of my budget. I … [Read more...]
It's been a while since we did anything with Christmas around the World, and then we started studying Italy and our library had four books about Christmas in Italy, and suddenly I had a great Christmas in Italy lesson. Enjoy some yummy cookies, and a quick silly … [Read more...]
As long as I can remember I've watched A Christmas Carol during Christmas time. As a young kid it was the Mickey Christmas Carol special that came on every year, then when I was in high school or junior high, I forget which, the Muppet Christmas Carol came out. It instantly … [Read more...]
I love White Elephant exchanges. They're fun, and for the past several years our small group has a brilliantly fun White Elephant Exchange game. HOWEVER, now that my kids are older and so many different groups want to do white elephant exchanges, it gets expensive. Here is my … [Read more...]