20+ Christmas decor items to bring joy to your holiday season - for under $20!

20+ Christmas decor items to bring joy to your holiday season - for under $20!

Decorating for Christmas is one of our absolute FAVORITE days. I plan a special meal (or a few special meals), we crank up the tunes, and spend the day transforming the house from every day into a winter wonderland.

I’ve been carefully curating decor that not only brings a festive feeling to our home but reminds us of the real joy of the season - Jesus!

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Free Printable Christmas Bingo Game

Free Printable Christmas Bingo Game

Christmas Bingo is always a big hit at our house. I decided to make my own version because the one I was using had several pictures that were very similar so it was hard to describe one reindeer versus another to the little kids. Plus the pictures weren't mixed up very well so everyone won at the same time. That could be helpful in some cases but my kids are old enough now to understand that they can't win every single time. 

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How to have a Mother's Day you love - plan it yourself!

How to have a Mother's Day you love - plan it yourself!

I tend to be a planner. As in I check the menu for a restaurant weeks in advance if I know where we are going so I can start thinking about what I want to order. Holiday plans? Those are usually forming around the start of the school year. It's only natural to assume I'd want to plan my own Mother's Day as well!

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He is Risen! Happy Easter!

Death is defeated and the gift of life has been given to all those that choose to accept it. Hallelujah! 

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Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die;  and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?”

John 11:25‭-‬26 NIV

http://bible.com/111/jhn.11.25-26.NIV

 

 

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Katie McGowen

I've got a passion for encouraging women to really love the life they have - crazy schedules, messy floors, toddler tantrums, and sloppy kisses. I want to inspire you to choose joy during the highs and during the lows. I want you to love the chaos but also find a way to manage it so you don't lose your beautiful mind in the process. 

Fantastic Easter basket fillers - for all ages!

Fantastic Easter basket fillers - for all ages!

Easter is right around the corner (April 16th!) and if you are like me you are racking your brain to come up with some fun Easter basket fillers for your family. I refuse to let Easter turn into Christmas 2.0 but I want to give the kids a little something fun because I love giving gifts! 

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