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Why We Stopped Going House to House for the Holidays

We hit a breaking point. We were so tired of rushing from house to house; we had truly begun to dread holidays. It was time to make a change for our family.

WATCH: Hobby Lobby Lights Up Mom Hearts With Viral Christmas Ad

Has Hobby Lobby entered the world of emotionally persuasive holiday short-form cinema? It would certainly seem so! And their Christmas ad effort is 100% geared toward what is undoubtedly their most loyal customer: busy (exhausted, out-of-time) moms.

“This Christmas I Want Food”: What These Foster Kids Want For Christmas Is Heartbreaking

None of them asked for this year’s hottest toy, or another video game to add to their collection. No, the children who filled out these tags listed their “innermost dreams”—things that should be part of everyone’s childhood.

Candace McDowell

Coffee dependent, aspiring Pinterest follow-through creator, attempted woodworker and Girls' Minister living near Atlanta, Georgia. I love teaching girls how to cultivate a deep relationship with their Creator. I love sharing with others the importance of and how to’s of implementing a Girls’ Ministry. I love to teach, speak and write. I am wife to Chris, mom to Everli Raye, Nora Colette and very soon twin girls Madeline Joann & Caroline Price, but most importantly Beloved to my Savior. Psalm 144:12

My Family DOES Do Santa Claus—And We Do It BIG.

"I believe I can be both gospel-centered AND have fun this season of my kids’ lives because that’s what it is – a season."