A Guide List for Minecraft Gifts

A Guide List for Minecraft Gifts Raise your hand if your kids like Minecraft? All three of my kids do, and most of their friends as well. Even though it’s been popular for several years, the interest hasn’t died down. So for my third and final gift list post, of course I have to wrap up with a list of Minecraft gifts! I even got my son in on this one, asking for his input on some of the gift suggestions, and getting him to send some screen shots of a current project he’s working on (some kind of eccentric house

A Super Gift Guide for Marvel Fans

Where are my fellow Marvel fans? Marvel heroes are one of our geeky fandoms here. So it only seems fitting to draft up a SUPER gift guide for Marvel fans. We like to watch the Avengers movies, the X-Men, and Spider-Man, too. We watch The Flash and Arrow on tv, too (which I know are D.C. and not Marvel–we like them both.) And while I’m not particular to any one character, my 16 year old is a huge Iron Man fan. We are definitely Team Stark! If you’ve got a Marvel fan in your house, too, I’ve pulled together a

Study and Devotional Resources for Christmas and Advent

Thanksgiving is barely gone and my mind is turning toward Christmas and Advent! It doesn’t help that we’ve been practicing Christmas songs in the community choir since September, or that my daughter has been practicing Christmas music on violin since the beginning of the semester. With the first chilly temps finally making their appearance here in Texas, and the first Christmas gifts already purchased, I’m ready to deck the halls and sing Silent Night. In fact, Advent has already technically begun (Sunday) and once again, the focus on Thanksgiving distracted me and let Advent totally sneak up on me! So at the moment,

Doctor Who Gifts – The List is Bigger On the Inside

  If you’re looking for Doctor Who gifts for a fan in your life, then let me tell you.. YOU HAVE COME TO THE RIGHT PLACE. After spending hours and hours compiling what is possibly the biggest list of Doctor Who gifts EVER,.. I feel pretty confident that there is something here for ANY Doctor Who fan in your life. Really, really. Because this list has TWO HUNDRED AND THREE GIFTS. TWO HUNDRED. AND THREE. In fact, if you know me or my girls in real life, then look no further to find a gift for one of us– for

Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Bible Lesson

You probably don’t normally think “Charlie Brown” when you think of Bible lessons. You probably don’t think “chalk art,” either, for that matter. Our small church body is in that place where we have a small class with a few students in a wide range of ages, and teaching to each age simultaneously can be a bit of a challenge. (Thankfully, I do have a smidge of experience in that department.) That said, I do like to think outside the box a little bit. I initially thought I’d do this Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Chalk Art Tutorial from Hodge Podge at home with my

Thanksgiving Activities for Middle Schoolers

  It can be difficult to find good resources and activities for middle schoolers. It’s easier for preschool, kindergarten. . . everything up through third or fourth grade.  But you start getting in to those middle years and it does become more of a challenge. Why do you think that is? Thanksgiving Activities for Middle Schoolers I’ve noticed that “Middle School” has a wide variety of interpretations for different people–usually based on our own public school experience. My first year of middle school was 5th grade, but for many it’s 7th-8th grade. Some people I’ve met were in middle school from