This year, I'm going to think and reflect on Advent before I rush into Christmas. Don't get me wrong, I am super excited to Christmas shop, and fully embrace the season of secular madness. I'm a big kid and I love it. But this year, I am seeing a lot of Catholic bloggers talking about Advent - and that has been a wake up call for me. I need to think about what Advent is, and why Christians … [Read more...] about Getting Ready For Advent and Christmas!
Whether you are shopping early for Christmas, or need a gift for any occasion - the theme of prayer, wine and chocolate is usually a win, win, win! All three of these things can bring comfort in times of sorrow and help us celebrate the joyful times! Some links are affiliate links. Now, you may or may not know - I am extremely picky! I don't like having a lot of stuff - so the stuff I am … [Read more...] about Prayer, Wine, and Chocolate Gifts for Every Occasion!
Our family truly had a Blessed Christmas! As I write this, I am listening to our son play with his Hess truck - which by the way could be the loudest toy ever created . . . like ever. Seriously. Anyway, I digress . . . Having a three year old not only makes the house louder and life more busy, it intensifies the magic that is Christmas. That childlike faith that Jesus reminded his disciples … [Read more...] about Ten Simple Reminders Were the Best Gifts This Christmas
Two disclosures before I start: first, this post contains affiliate links; second, I am one of those "impossible" people! Only how many days until Christmas?? It's crunch time! Here are some gift ideas if you feel stuck! A soft, comfy, throw blanket. I bought one for myself the first time I went Christmas shopping this year. My mother-in-law bought me one last year and it's the softest … [Read more...] about Last Minute Gifts for “Impossible” People!
Prayerwinechocolate.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com We are being bombarded by Christmas marketing, holiday catalogs and shopping countdowns. The material world we live in has us thinking, whether we want to or not, what we … [Read more...] about The Gift of Time AND a Bottle
I hope you had an amazing Thanksgiving holiday and are now getting into a festive spirit! I thought I would let you know about some small businesses, so if you are looking for gift ideas and want to support a smaller company, look no further! Pour yourself a cup of coffee or hot chocolate or wine and have fun browsing and shopping! SaongJai SaongJai offers heartfelt, handcrafted, Catholic … [Read more...] about Small Business Saturday 2015