Advent Coming

In preparation for Advent, we will be setting up our Christmas tree and using it as our Jesse Tree.  Since the ornaments will stay on the tree, we made new ones using bakeable dough.  The girls formed them with surprisingly little help from me, then painted them by themselves with absolutely no supervision.  I only…

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Holy Name of Jesus

Well, step one has been completed: we made the dough (Big Girl did most of it, though I had to add the second cup of flour because she mis-read the ingredients), shaped the symbols and words, and baked the dough. Who will help me eat the bread? Oh, sorry! Got a bit carried away there!…

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Feast Day Arts and Crafts

Today is the feast day for the Holy Name of Jesus. (There is great power in that name, you know.) In honor of that, the girls and I will be making salt dough and then baking the Holy Name of Jesus. When it’s dry and cool, we’ll decorate His Holy Name! I’m thinking paint, jewels,…

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