Activities

An advent calendar with a literary twist!

We all remember those one-gram choc squares we'd burst out from the crinkly plastic packaging of our advent calendars as children. Most have fond memories. For others, the calendars left a sour aftertaste, which wasn't just the bitterness of cheap compound chocolate. Like the friend I had in high school whose parents would only buy… Continue reading An advent calendar with a literary twist!

Craft

For $6? A craft, a decoration, a sweet-free advent calendar.

I have had a few people ask me how I budget for craft. One of the ways I keep the cost of craft low is to shop in certain places. And I'll tell you some of them soon. But first: look at this lovely craft my preschooler and I made this week:¬†Amazingly, it uses no… Continue reading For $6? A craft, a decoration, a sweet-free advent calendar.