Everyday Confetti: Your Year-Round Guide to Celebrating Holidays and Special Occasions

Everyday Confetti: Your Year-Round Guide to Celebrating Holidays and Special Occasions

by Karen Ehman, Glynnis Whitwer

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Overview

When a busy woman looks at her calendar and sees a birthday, holiday, or special occasion, she has the best intentions for bringing joy to her family and creating lasting memories. Then reality hits. Amidst demanding responsibilities and an overloaded schedule, when is she ever going to have time to plan the perfect celebration or find the creativity to make it special?

In this go-to guide, Karen Ehman and Glynnis Whitwer give women the ideas and the motivation they need to make such occasions less daunting. They provide creative ideas and menu plans for
· Holidays
· Birthdays
· Special Events
· Everyday Occasions
Readers will even find suggestions for reaching out to others throughout the year through celebrations that are simple, doable, and stress-free.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441244932
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/21/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 62,341
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Karen Ehman is the director of speaker development and an online devotion writer for Proverbs 31 Ministries whose passion is to help women live their priorities and love their lives. Her latest book is entitled Let. It. Go. How to Stop Running the Show and Start Walking in Faith. Karen has been a guest on media outlets such as Focus on the Family, Moody Mid-day Connection, and The 700 Club. She is the wife of Todd, the mother of three, and resides in central Michigan. Connect with her at www.karenehman.com.

Glynnis Whitwer
, executive director of communications for Proverbs 31 Ministries, is one of the writers of Encouragement for Today, the Proverbs 31 email devotional. She is the author of I Used to Be So Organized, When Your Child Hurts, and Work@home: A Practical Guide for Women Who Want to Work from Home. Glynnis, her husband, Tod, and their five children live in Arizona. She blogs regularly at www.glynniswhitwer.com.
Glynnis Whitwer, executive director of communications for Proverbs 31 Ministries, is a regular contributor to Encouragement for Today, the Proverbs 31 email devotional, reaching over a million women each day. She is the author of Taming the To-Do List, I Used to Be So Organized, When Your Child Is Hurting, and work@home: A Practical Guide for Women Who Want to Work from Home, and the coauthor of Everyday Confetti. Glynnis, her husband, Tod, and their five young adult children live in Arizona. Learn more at www.glynniswhitwer.com.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9

Foreword 11

Part 1 Everyday Celebrations 15

1 Celebrating the Everyday Joys 17

2 Celebrating Birthdays 27

We Are Family 35

3 Spiritual Milestones 37

4 Ways to Stay Connected 45

5 Reaching Out to Others in Hard Times 49

Part 2 Holidays through the Year 55

6 Wintertime Wonderment 57

New Year and New Beginnings 57

Backwards Day 62

The Big Game 64

7 February Festivities 67

Black History Month 67

Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras 68

Valentine's Day 71

Presidents' Day 77

8 Springtime Celebrations 81

St. Patrick's Day 81

Passover: Then and Now 86

Spring Has Sprung 87

Good Friday and Easter 90

9 Other Spring Things 103

Tell a Story Day 103

Arbor Day 104

May Day 106

Cinco de Mayo 107

Mother's Day 110

Memorial Day 115

10 Sum, Sum, Summertime 117

Best Friend's Day 117

Father's Day 118

Mystery Day 122

Parades and Pondering, Fireworks and Food 123

County Fair Party 127

Camping/Vacations 130

Book Lover's Day 131

Left-Hander's Day 132

Senior Citizens Day 133

11 Autumn Activities 135

Labor Day 135

Grandparents Day 139

Patriot Day 142

Mexican Independence Day 143

Johnny Appleseed Day 143

See You at the Pole 144

Native American Day 145

Halloween 145

Harvest Celebrations 146

Election Day 150

Veterans Day 152

12 Celebrate the Sights and Scents of the Seasons 155

Thanksgiving 156

Christmas 162

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