Daily Prompts

Use these prompts for ideas for celebrating every single day as if it were Christmas. Here you will find daily treats and kindnesses for yourself and for you to give to others.

DIY I Spy Christmas ornaments

DIY I Spy Christmas ornaments

I hope that by now your local craft stores have gotten their Christmas in July stock, although Amazon always has Christmas stock year-round. We are making I-Spy Christmas ornaments using this tutorial from u-createcrafts.com. If you are not familiar with the "I spy"...

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Ginger syrup

Ginger syrup

Here is a recipe for a useful ginger syrup. You can serve it on fruit or ice cream for dessert. Or use instead breakfast syrup on pancakes, waffles, or French toast. You can also add it to sparkling water for a ginger beverage. You’ll need about an hour to make this...

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2 Charles Dickens reads

2 Charles Dickens reads

When was the last time you read A Christmas Carol? I recently read a biography of Charles Dickens, called The Man Who Invented Christmas. (affiliate link)  I enjoyed this book, although you could skip section 1 and start on chapter 8 if you just want to start reading...

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A cute painting of a boy and his suspicious looking cat

A cute painting of a boy and his suspicious looking cat

I dug up this old card after yesterday’s post about a boy and his cat. It is Wordless Wednesday, but I have to at least comment a little bit. This looks like the “before” in a “before and after” series. The longer I look at it, the funnier it gets. You might also like...

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“A cute photo of a boy and his cat”

“A cute photo of a boy and his cat”

Last week we talked about family history, and it reminded me of this story. I have inherited a few antique black and white photographs passed down from ancestors. I am lucky in the fact that I know who most of the subjects are. But my most special black and white...

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Pen pal

Pen pal

See if you can entice your partner or at least one of your children to be your pen pal. Start a light-hearted written conversation by leaving a note pad or a single page somewhere it will be easily found by the recipient, such as under his pillow or with his favorite...

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Emily’s Christmas Carol video game

Emily’s Christmas Carol video game

Here we are in July week 3. My car is broken down, the kids activities are cancelled, and my July summer vacation was cancelled. When I am not puttering around my yard I play a few rounds of Emily's Christmas Carol. It's a video game you can download on the Steam app...

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DIY candle gifts

DIY candle gifts

Start making your own candles to give as Christmas gifts. It is very easy to do with microwaveable soy wax pellets (affiliate link). You can add color with crayons, and fragrance with essential oils. Or add color and fragrance all at once by putting some scented wax...

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Christmas music quiz

Christmas music quiz

Today's prompt is to have some fun with these Christmas music quizzes. Enjoy! (Image credit: Spotlight English) You might also like these posts...

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