Joy Everlasting
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    Keepsake Ornaments

    Can you believe that next week is Christmas already? I sure can’t! December has just been flying by this year. I spent the whole last week getting ready for Baby Brown to arrive and guess what – she arrived Friday morning. Savannah Joy Brown made her way into the world at 10:02 AM December 11th, 2015 weighing 6lbs 13 oz measuring 20 inches long. If you would like to see a few pictures, please go to my blog emilyelizabethjoybrown.com. While we were in the hospital…

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    { Grown Up Coloring } Relaxing Entertainment

    Hello dear friends! This past week I have been spending all of my time waiting for Baby Brown to arrive – which means I am doing a lot of nothing. My house is clean, the laundry and dishes are constantly caught up with, and I don’t want to start any big projects just to have them sit unfinished if the baby comes before I get it done. And honestly – every night I go to bed hoping that TONIGHT will be the night that I…

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    Simplifying Christmas

    This year, the Hubby and I will be welcoming a new baby into the world SO SOON! And while this is a super happy occasion, it has also made us think more about budgeting and how we want to raise our little kiddo. Our good friends, Eric and Kindsey are missionaries (soon heading to the Dominican Republic) and told us about a neat way to help simplify the Christmas gifts and help to keep the budget under control. It is super simple – each child…

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    Gingerbread Houses

    When I was little, Grandma always had an activity planned for the whole family after Thanksgiving Dinner. We ate at noon so this left A LOT of time for games and activities. Last year, I told you about the gumdrop trees that she would have ready for us to create as soon as we were done eating. This year, I am going to teach you about how to make her gingerbread houses technically however… they are graham cracker houses. Our family uses grahams for 2…

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    Giving Thanks – A Very Thankful Tree

    Every November, my friends flood Facebook with all of the things they are thankful for. It is really neat to see that people are taking time to focus on these things this time of year. So I was brain storming ways that my family and I could write out what we are thankful for and creatively display them through out the entire holiday season. So using a few things you most likely already have laying around your house I’m going to teach you how to…