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Do Something Good Advent Calendar: 25 Days Of Good Deeds!

We're a Catholic family, and we tend to take advent quite seriously.  I love to think about preparing my heart for Jesus to be born, but over the years I haven't felt connected to the candy advent calendars so we've always done an activity advent calendar.  So, for example, we'd watch a Christmas film together or drive around and look at lights.  What I realized is that we weren't doing anything we wouldn't do anyway, and we certainly didn't have…

Our activity Advent calendar + a giveaway!

  Yesterday, I noticed Hobby Lobby had their Christmas and Holiday crafts for 50% off.  I grabbed a very simple Advent craft.  I wrote a fun activity on each card representing days one through twenty five of December.  Very easy to duplicate! Some of the activities I included: Watch Elf Visit the Tree Farm Bake Cookies for the Neighbors Make a hot cocoa bar Read Christmas books Watch "The Grinch" Purchase gifts for a family in need. Make a list…