Day 5: A Christ-Centered Christmas “Angel”

Today we learn about the Angel that came to the shepherds in a field near by where the Christ child was born.  What a glorious moment that must of been to hear of the long awaiting Christ's birth.  In the New Testament we read that an angel appeared to the shepherds and said, "Fear not: for, behold, I bring…

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Day 6: A Christ-Centered Christmas “Joseph”

Little is known about Joseph.  What we know of him teaches of a man of great faith, love and devotion to God and family.  We first learn of Joseph as recorded in Matthew that he was espoused the Mary and then it is written that he learned about Mary being pregnant before an Angel appeared to him.  What thoughts…

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Fast Sunday

Yesterday, was Fast Sunday for Latter-day Saints.  Fasting means that we go without food or water.  Each month on the first Sunday, we are asked to Fast for two consecutive meals.  For example, if you ate dinner Saturday night then you shouldn't eat again until Sunday evening or 24 hours.  We then have the great privilege to humbly start…

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Zoo Field Trip Idea

We just added our "Zippity Zoo" packet to our Etsy Shop.  Did you miss our original post and freebies? Here's a brief explanation about this fun field trip idea. Educational Zoo Field Trip Packet for Teachers, Homeschoolers and Families!!  Whether you are going to the zoo with your family, friends, homeschooling group or school field trip, this packet will…

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Day 40: Your Experience!

We did it!  Day 40 of our 40 Day Family History Challenge.  I hope you now have planted in your heart the love for your ancestors as you began this amazing journey with us.  If you are just stumbling upon our website, start your own 40 day challenge today!  There are links on the right side of our website…

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Day 39: Decorate It!

FamilySearch is encouraging us to index the millions of records that are ready for our eyes to see and fingers to type the information.  They are doing a fun Christmas tree decorating event for December.  Jump on board and index some records tonight!  How about doing your own Countdown to Christmas with this Christmas tree and ornaments!  Click on…

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Day 37: Share It!

We just had a great family reunion last Saturday.  We shared some fun ways to get going with family history.  I will post some details to help you plan your next family reunion soon.  Here is a video highlighting some of our ancestors.  What would they tell you if they were here to speak with you?  Share your feelings…

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