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  • Making a Pinkalicious Christmas Tree

    My daughter is a huge fan of the Pinkalicious books by Victoria Kann. In Pinkalicious: Merry Pinkmas!, Pinkalicious decides that she...

    BlogHeather JohnsonDecember 24, 2015
  • Festival of Lights: Wordless Wednesday

    Every year in Central Illinois, East Peoria kicks off the holiday season in style with an annual Festival of Lights celebration....

    BlogHeather JohnsonDecember 23, 2015
  • ‘Little Blue Truck’s Christmas’ Book Review

    “Beep! Beep! Beep! December’s here! Little Blue Truck is full of cheer,” begins Little Blue Truck’s Christmas by Alice Schertle with...

    ReviewsHeather JohnsonDecember 22, 2015
  • ‘The Last Christmas Tree’ Book Review

    “Almost exactly a month before Christmas, the trees arrived for the holiday. On the day before, the lot had been empty,”...

    ReviewsHeather JohnsonDecember 21, 2015
  • Pipe Cleaner Christmas Card Craft

    Do you send out holiday cards? This year as part of our holiday crafting spree, my daughter and I made some...

    BlogHeather JohnsonDecember 20, 2015
  • Clay Christmas Scene Jar Craft

    When I was younger, I loved sculpting with oven-bake clay. Now that my daughter and I are busy making Christmas crafts...

    BlogHeather JohnsonDecember 19, 2015
  • Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft

    Some of my favorite Christmas tree ornaments are handmade crafts. Last year while making holiday crafts at our local zoo, my...

    BlogHeather JohnsonDecember 18, 2015
  • Popsicle Stick Star Craft

    I have always enjoyed making crafts, especially for the holidays, and I have continued the tradition with my children. Last year...

    BlogHeather JohnsonDecember 17, 2015
  • Pinecone Christmas Tree Craft

    Back in November, my daughter and I made Thanksgiving turkeys from cinnamon-scented pinecones. Now as Christmas quickly approaches, she and I...

    BlogHeather JohnsonDecember 15, 2015
  • Construction Paper Christmas Stocking Craft

    To decorate our apartment this holiday season, my kids and I have been hard at work making paper Christmas crafts. One...

    BlogHeather JohnsonDecember 12, 2015
  • Christmas Tree Popsicle Stick Ornament Craft

    I love displaying homemade ornaments on my Christmas tree during the holidays. Over the past few weeks, my daughter and I...

    BlogHeather JohnsonDecember 11, 2015
  • Holly and Candle Paper Plate Christmas Wreath Craft

    I love making wreaths for each holiday with my kiddos. My daughter and I have been hard at work in the...

    BlogHeather JohnsonDecember 10, 2015
  • Making a Simple Candy Cane Christmas Wreath

    As a holiday fundraiser this year, the Friends at my local library sponsored a Festival of Wreaths. Because I love Christmas...

    BlogHeather JohnsonDecember 9, 2015
  • Paper Christmas Ornament Craft

    For the first time ever, my family will have a live Christmas tree for the holiday season. My daughter is excitedly...

    BlogHeather JohnsonDecember 8, 2015
  • Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Tree Craft

    I enjoy making crafts from items found around my house, and I have amassed a large supply of empty toilet paper...

    BlogHeather JohnsonDecember 7, 2015