I've wanted an advent calendar for years. More than one that just opens a window with a (usually not very good) chocolate in it. At Christmas time, I want to be focused on Christ. It's hard, with everything else going on. I also want to have time to relax and enjoy the season, even if it's just for a short period every day. So, I decided to take matters into my own hands, combine these things and make my own! Each day, starting with December 1st, has a scripture to read relating to the birth of Christ as well as a fun activity for the hubs and I to do together. Some are as simple as giving each other a compliment, there are several days that call for us to perform a "random act of kindness," nights to read a christmas book together or watch a christmas movie, (days I pick versus Aaron picking are clearly defined so as to avoid
If you are interested in making your own advent calendar with scripture, I found the scripture plan here. No need to reinvent the wheel right?! We have enough to do!