Category Archive: Christmas

Dec 11

Holiday Magazine My Way Challenge Blog Tour

Our dear friend Katherine, from Katherine’s Corner, invited her readers to join her this Christmas season for what she hoped would become an annual event – the Holiday Magazine My Way Challenge. Everyone was invited to join the fun by using a new or old holiday magazine cover (November / December) as inspiration and recreate …

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Dec 02

Handcrafted Christmas Ornaments

For many years, when my older children were small, we would always give each child their own ornament at Christmas. Every year, each ornament would have the child’s name and year written on it. Then, when the children grew up and had their own families, they had a collection of Christmas ornaments that not only …

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Nov 03

Annual Holiday Cookie Linky Party

Let’s make this the biggest and best Holiday Cookie Linky Party ever! We are so happy to have you joining us for the Holiday Cookie linky party, sponsored by Katherine’s Corner. Please add your cookie recipes to the linky below, and don’t forget to stop by and visit some of the others, too. The party starts Nov 1 …

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Dec 01

Holiday Banners from Hometalk

Here at Vintage Mama’s Cottage, we LOVE to create seasonal celebration banners! It is so much fun to put together lots of beautiful embellishments on letter tags that spell out a sentiment or message. We’ve made them for many of the holidays including Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Valentine’s Day. We’ve made celebration banners for weddings, new …

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Nov 04

Christmas Cookie Swap Linky Party

The holidays are just around the corner! We are already making plans for Thanksgiving Day. We’ll be doing the traditional turkey and all the trimmings, but we’re going to try a few new recipes this year, and hopefully we’ll come up with a new family tradition. I’m joining Katherine from Katherine’s Corner for what we …

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Nov 04

Turkey in the Straw Cupcakes from Sugartown Sweets

This recipe for these adorable “Turkey in the Straw” cupcakes was originally posted by Karen on her blog, Sugartown Sweets. She so generously allowed us to include this recipe in the holiday issue of the Ruby for Women magazine, and I thought it would be fun to post it here, too, for the Christmas Cookie …

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Dec 23

“The War on Christmas” Advent Book Tour: Getting Rid of Christ

War on Christmas cover image

” There are more Christian resources available in the U.S. today than at any time in its history – yet for all of that, America is becoming less and less Christian every day. The battle over ‘Christ’ in Christmas is a sad example of this.” In the concluding chapter of the book, The War on …

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Dec 16

Inspire Me Monday: Healthy Holiday Recipes


After three winters of having bronchitis right at Christmas time, and that seemingly never-ending cough that went along with it, I decided to take some control of things this winter! I have planned a three-layer approach to this problem, and hope that it makes a difference. Of course, we always do the regular stuff like …

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Dec 08

The Sacrifice of a Servant’s Heart

It happens to me every year at Christmas time, and I suspect it happens to you, too. We are suddenly reminded that Christmas is just around the corner and we begin the annual anxiety attack. Every other month of the year we manage to get by, somehow, even when the budget is stretched to its …

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Dec 04

Ruby for Women, Winter 2013-2014


Dec 02

Inspire Me Monday: The War on Christmas Advent Tour and Book Giveaway


Thanks to my dear friend Ramona at Create with Joy, I was invited to participate in this exciting opportunity! During the entire month of December, we will be joining with 20 other bloggers in the Advent Tour and Book Giveaway for the new book, The War on Christmas.  Here are a few of the questions …

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Dec 07

Ruby for Women, December, 2012

Open publication – Free publishing – More christian life

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