A Half-Birthday Date

A Half-Birthday Date

I have the best boyfriend in the world (fight me), and I am constantly looking for new ideas of what to do for him! My roommate was telling me about what she did for her friend’s half-birthday, and I laughed so hard. She organized “half” activities (such as eating half a sandwich, watching half a movie, […]

Light Drive: A Christmas Tradition

Light Drive: A Christmas Tradition

Mariah: I’ll never forget going with some college friends to Temple Square in Salt Lake City, and witnessing the moment all the Christmas lights were switched on. It was one of the most beautiful sights I’ve ever seen, the dreary evening suddenly bursting into color and glow. Christmas lights enhance the magic of the season, […]

Family Name Drawing: A Christmas Tradition

Family Name Drawing: A Christmas Tradition

Most of you have probably done some version of a Christmas Name Drawing before, whether it is with your friends, your family, or a Secret Santa setup. The basic principle is everyone’s names are put into a hat and each person draws one name. Whoever they draw out of the hat is the person they […]

Gingerbread Houses: A Christmas Tradition

Gingerbread Houses: A Christmas Tradition

Gingerbread houses are one of the iconic parts of modern day Christmas. Most cities have gingerbread house decorating contests and many malls use elaborate gingerbread houses as decor for window displays. There is something so festive about the little homes frosted and draped in candies! Not to mention the cute little gingerbread people who they […]

Make a New Christmas Recipe

Make a New Christmas Recipe

You may have noticed by now that we Crouch girls love to bake. It’s a family thing. 🙂 Christmas is the perfect excuse to try out new recipes! There are parties, potlucks, family get-togethers, and all kinds of fun holiday get-togethers that revolve around food. I always make my favorites but also love trying new […]

Read a Christmas Carol: A Christmas Tradition

Read a Christmas Carol: A Christmas Tradition

Holidays are so exciting your first year of marriage. You get to choose traditions for a whole new family! My husband Joey and I received inspiration for one of my favorite Christmas traditions while we watched our first Christmas Devotional together 10 years ago. In that devotional, one of the speakers mentioned that President Thomas […]

Nightly Christmas Stories: A Christmas Tradition

Nightly Christmas Stories: A Christmas Tradition

There are so many beautiful stories and books centered on Christmastime! Today we’re sharing two traditions to help you enjoy some Christmas stories with your family and loved ones! Reading Christmas Stories Each Night by Candlelight My family hasn’t done this tradition, but I experienced it once with another family and it has always stuck […]