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Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Keeping Advent in 5 parts

Welcome! Please grab a cup of coffee, tea or apple cider and come see how our family “keeps” Advent. Come on in and let me give you a tour!

I hope you’ll be encouraged and inspired to make your Advent season special in your own home. Please leave a comment! I’d love to hear from you!

Part 1
Foyer - where introductions take place
Study - contemplation, reading and prayer
Dining room – Advent devotions and wreath

Part 2
Family room – family entertainment

Part 3
Kitchen table – crafts and home educating during Advent

Part 4
Family Calendar – important dates during Advent

Part 5
Laundry Room – a Scandinavian tradition
My Writing Desk – Christmas cards
Our Computer Desk – some good links


Bronwen said...

Hi Kerry, came to you from "a hen's place" and have thoroughly enjoyed reading of your traditions...
Not thought of having our own Advent wreath... (relying on the one in church!) maybe next year! We do however light candles each night and sing a candle song,maybe get the children to read a short passage from the Bible and I read one of the 24 little books that make up the nativity story in our advent bool calendar.
The children have been a lot more contemplative this year (as have my husband and I), as I refuse to give in to the frenzy and pandemonium of the commercial Christmas build up.
Nice to "meet" you and look forward to reading more about your Advent experiences.