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Star Bright: A Christmas Story ~ Author – Alison McGhee and Illustrator – Peter H. Reynolds

A Christmas Story is a lovely book that tells the story of an angel who is uncertain what to bring to celebrate the birth of Baby Jesus. Ultimately, she realizes a star that shines brightly is the perfect gift for a king. The text and illustrations in this book work together beautifully to create a […]

Prepare Him Room: Celebrating the Birth of Jesus Family Devotional – Marty Machowski

Prepare Him Room is a delightful guide to implementing gospel focused traditions for your family during Advent. This lovely book includes weekly scripture readings as well as Christmas activities and songs. It would be a wonderful early Christmas gift for a family with young children.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New […]

A Better December: Proverbs to Brighten December – Steven Estes

This small book shares true stories accompanied by pen and ink illustrations. It is an encouraging reminder how we can each have a a more purposeful and peaceful Christmas season. The author uses the Book of Proverbs as a guide.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New Growth Press, no other compensation […]

Total Christmas Makeover: 31 Devotions to Celebrate with Purpose – Melissa Spoelstra

It is really easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of preparing for Christmas and completely lose focus on why we actually celebrate Christmas.  Total Christmas Makeover is a great way to refocus yourself and your family.  This seasonal devotional is terrific.  I particularly liked the questions for reflection at the end […]

Wayback Wednesday – Christmas Favorite

A Magical Christmas is a lovely story written in rhyme.  Little Mouse wants to know what exactly is the magic of Christmas.  In order to find the answer he goes and asks each member of his family, but each family member has a different answer.  Finally on Christmas Day Mommy Mouse shares with Little Mouse […]

Wayback Wednesday – Christmas Favorite

God Gave Us Christmas begins with Little Cub asking his Mama about who “invented” Christmas.  The Little Cub wonders if it might be Santa.  Mama Bear explains that God invented Christmas and ultimately takes a journey with Little Cub in order to let him see that God is everywhere and how He gave us Christmas.

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: A Countdown to Christmas – Ace Collins

Traditionally, I do not feature any Christmas books on the blog until after Thanksgiving, but this book would make an excellent early Christmas gift so I am making an exception.  The Most Wonderful Time of the Year features a daily scripture and devotional reading as well as stories behind popular Christmas songs, movies, and traditions.  […]

Christmas Favorite – Flashback #4

God Gave Us Christmas begins with Little Cub asking his Mama about who “invented” Christmas. The Little Cub wonders if it might be Santa. Mama Bear explains that God invented Christmas and ultimately takes a journey with Little Cub in order to let him see that God is everywhere and how He gave us Christmas.

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Christmas Favorite – Flashback #3

A Magical Christmas is a lovely story written in rhyme. Little Mouse wants to know what exactly is the magic of Christmas. In order to find the answer he goes and asks each member of his family, but each family member has a different answer. Finally on Christmas Day Mommy Mouse shares with Little Mouse […]

Christmas Favorite – Flashback #2

Mary, Did You Know? is a picture book version of the popular Christmas song with the same name. The illustrations are stunning, and the scriptural references on each page along with song lyrics are a thought provoking combination. This is a new favorite for our family!