November 29, 2018
Happy almost December, friends! Can you believe how quickly this year is wrapping up? I know we all say the same things every year…how fast it flew by and we can’t believe it. But December always rolls around and it’s never less shocking. Or exciting!
One thing you might learn about me is that I absolutely LOVE the holidays. Birthdays. Parties. Any reason to celebrate and do all the fun themed activities! And I’m super blessed because I get to celebrate Thanksgiving, Jackson’s birthday, Christmas, and New Years all in just a little over a month. That just makes my heart beat a little faster! (Or maybe that could be the stress of so many events crammed in to such a short time 😉) Either way, I fully embrace it!
This year is the first year that Jackson is a little more aware of what’s going on. He was so excited to open his birthday presents, actually understanding that the day is a little more special than others. My heart was bursting with joy watching him very carefully decorate the Christmas tree…even if that meant only the bottom got decorated in a big cluster. Any other mommas wait for their kiddos to fall asleep and rearrange the ornaments? I know I can’t be the only one!
So this year, I decided to plan some extra special activities. I grew up with a fun little Christmas tree advent calendar. Each day, my sister and I would wake up and excitedly move the stuffed Santa to the next little pocket. And I know Jackson will love it just as much as we did. Want to learn how to make your own calendar? Keep reading!
Even better? This calendar is SO easy to make and only required 4 supplies, all of which you can find at your local craft store. For me, that’s Hobby Lobby.
That’s it! I told you. So easy. I hope you have an amazing month full of yummy treats and fun activities!