1 Reason to Celebrate Christmas // 12 DOC 2020

Why do we celebrate Christmas? Last Sunday, I shared some Scriptures about the birth of Christ. Go read them here. The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light. They that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined. Deep darkness covered the earth, but theContinue reading “1 Reason to Celebrate Christmas // 12 DOC 2020”

2 Christmas Freebies // 12 DOC 2020

Just one more day left of the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Party… Okay, so I know only one of these is a Christmas story. Butttt I thought I’d let you all know about the second one too. 🙂 So here we go. 🙂 No one should be forgotten at Christmas… The approaching holiday seasonContinue reading “2 Christmas Freebies // 12 DOC 2020”

3 Traditional Christmas Foods // 12 DOC 2020

Today we have 3 Christmas recipes. I’ve never made these, so I can’t guarantee anything. But I would really like to make them. 😉 1) Tourtière. Now’ I’ve often eaten tourtière. I absolutely love it, and it is totally a Christmas staple in Québec—you ALWAYS have it for Christmas. You can also have it throughoutContinue reading “3 Traditional Christmas Foods // 12 DOC 2020”

4 Favourite Christmas Posts // 10 Days of Christmas + 12 DOC 2020

Well, today is the last day of the 10 Days of Christmas blog tour. Today I’m going to spotlight 4 of my favourite posts of the 10 Days of Christmas event. 😛 Holiday Stories & Poems by Rebekah Morris @ R’s Reading Room. I love Christmas villages, and Rebekah’s stories about her Christmas village areContinue reading “4 Favourite Christmas Posts // 10 Days of Christmas + 12 DOC 2020”

5 Christmas Decor Items // 12 DOC 2020

Today I am sharing my top 5 favourite Christmas decor items from Par la Grâce, which is probably my top favourite home decor business ever! I have never bought anything from her yet but someday, when I have money, I will! 😀 Unfortunately the pictures wouldn’t embed, so click on the links to see theContinue reading “5 Christmas Decor Items // 12 DOC 2020”

6 Christmas Scriptures // 10 Days of Christmas + 12 DOC 2020

Okay, so it’s more like 13. But who’s counting? Why Do We Celebrate Christmas? // A 2-Post Series 1. “Nevertheless the dimness shall not be such as was in her vexation, when at the first he lightly afflicted the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, and afterward did more grievously afflict her byContinue reading “6 Christmas Scriptures // 10 Days of Christmas + 12 DOC 2020”

7 Favourite Christmas Covers // 12 DOC 2020

I found this idea on Faith’s list of post ideas for the 12 DOC and thought it was really fun! So here goes! 😉 Hopefully these covers will catch you as much as they caught me, because they’re all worth reading. 😉 1. The Christmas Doll by Elvira Woodruff.  I always thought this book lookedContinue reading “7 Favourite Christmas Covers // 12 DOC 2020”

8 Christmas Activities // 10 Days of Christmas Blog Tour + 12 DOC 2020

I had a lot of fun coming up with these 8 activities! I haven’t done any of them yet but now I want to. XP 1. Keep a Christmas Diary. Yes, I know I already mentioned that, but now I mean a DIFFERENT kind of journaling. Now I’m talking about keeping a dairy of whatContinue reading “8 Christmas Activities // 10 Days of Christmas Blog Tour + 12 DOC 2020”

9 Christmas Writing Prompts // 12 DOC 2020

Today I will be picking 9 random writing prompts from my Pinterest board and suggesting some Christmas stories to you all. 😀 it’s gonna be fun! So, I can’t get the first pin to embed, but here’s the link. I think this would make for a HILARIOUS Christmas story. Added challenge: make it non-romantic!  Okay,Continue reading “9 Christmas Writing Prompts // 12 DOC 2020”

10 Songs From my Christmas Playlist // 10 Days of Christmas Blog Party + 12 DOC 2020

So day “M” was actually supposed to be “Movies,” but I don’t really watch movies and I’ve only seen two Christmas movies, soooo instead we are doing some random music from my Christmas playlist! 😀 1. Christmas is a Gift by Amanda & Elizabeth Tero.  Lyrics can be found here. This is a new songContinue reading “10 Songs From my Christmas Playlist // 10 Days of Christmas Blog Party + 12 DOC 2020”

11 Favourite Indie Christmas Books // 12 DOC 2020

Hey, friends! Welcome to day 2 of the 12 Days of Christmas! Today we will be taking about 11 of my favourite independently published Christmas stories. 🙂 Please do check out (my) reviews before purchasing a book, of course. 😉 My reviews can all be found on the Goodreads pages. 🙂 And now let’s getContinue reading “11 Favourite Indie Christmas Books // 12 DOC 2020”

12 Christmas Traditions // 10 Days of Christmas Blog Tour + 12 DOC 2020

Heheh, I can never pass up a good challenge. So yeah, we are now doing 3 Christmas challenges at once, counting mine & Abi’s. 😇 Today we’ll be talking Christmas Traditions. All of these are ones I’d like to do with my future family. Some of them my family already does, but not all.  1.Continue reading “12 Christmas Traditions // 10 Days of Christmas Blog Tour + 12 DOC 2020”

Remembering the Glad Tidings!

Guys, I am so excited to announce this challenge that I will be doing with the lovely @readreviewrejoice! We decided that we wanted a Christmas challenge that centred around JESUS and why He was born—to give His life in order that we might be rescued from eternal death & have Life. So we worked together toContinue reading “Remembering the Glad Tidings!”

Remember the CHRIST in Christmas + A Gift For You // 12 Days of Christmas Blog Party

Today is Christmas morning. The day we set aside to remember the birth of Christ Jesus–the Son of God who came to earth in human form, to die upon the cross for our sins. The ultimate gift. He came to give life to those who were dead. He came to bring light to they whoContinue reading “Remember the CHRIST in Christmas + A Gift For You // 12 Days of Christmas Blog Party”

8 Favourite Christmas Books | 12 Days of Christmas Blog Party

Well, friends, here is the 10th day of the 12 Days of Christmas Party. Today I will be sharing eight of my favourite Christmas books. I love Christmas stories, so if you have any recommendations, drop them in the comments. I love checking out new books!! Without further ado, let’s get started. (Yeah, I know,Continue reading “8 Favourite Christmas Books | 12 Days of Christmas Blog Party”

Reflections on the Wise Men // 12 Days of Christmas Blog Party

I was recently reading the account of Christ’s birth in the gospel of Matthew, and the journey of the wise men stood out to me. I think the wise men is a part pf the Christmas story that we seldom really think about. Let’s see what the Bible tells us about them. “Now when JesusContinue reading “Reflections on the Wise Men // 12 Days of Christmas Blog Party”

Sharing My Early Writings: 2 Poems & 1 Story // 12 Days of Christmas Blog Party

Hi, friends. 🙂 Happy five-days-’till-Christmas. 🙂  Today I thought I’d share some of my early writings. Partly as an encouragement to young authors (see how far I’ve come) and partly because… I still like that poem, and the story is apparently the only Christmas short story I have besides An Old-Time Christmas… need to changeContinue reading “Sharing My Early Writings: 2 Poems & 1 Story // 12 Days of Christmas Blog Party”

15 Free Christmas Stories // 12 Days of Christmas Blog Party

Hello, everyone! One week ’till Christmas!! 🙂Today I have a list of 16 Christmas short stories that you can read for FREE! (<< Isn't that a lovely word? ;P)  These stories were written by L.M. Montgomery and Louisa May Alcott, respectively. There’s way more Montgomery ones, but that’s because I binge-read some Montgomery short storyContinue reading “15 Free Christmas Stories // 12 Days of Christmas Blog Party”

My 8 Favourite Winter Reads of 2019 // 12 Days of Christmas Blog Party

Hello, friends!! If you follow my blog Old-Fashioned Book Love, you know that I’m currently participating in Faith Potts’ 12 Days of Christmas Blog Party. I will be posting every day of the party except Sundays on this blog & on OFBL. Make sure you head over to Faith’s to read her post and seeContinue reading “My 8 Favourite Winter Reads of 2019 // 12 Days of Christmas Blog Party”

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