Simplify Christmas – Simple Gifts for Teachers & Friends, by Tricia Goyer – plus Giveaway!

Old wood texture with snow and firtreeDo you break out in hives just thinking about the craziness and chaos that comes with Christmas? It doesn’t have to be that way. Inspirational authors Cara Putman, Sarah Sundin, and Tricia Goyer share about Christmases past in their new novella collection Where Treetops Glisten. Their three stories “White Christmas,” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” will take you back to war-time 1942, 1943, and 1944. The authors have also teamed up to give tips on simplifying Christmas this year! Join us  December 1-6 on Not Quite Amish for the Simplifying Christmas series.

Simple Gifts for Teachers, Neighbors, and Friends

by Tricia Goyer

Are you looking for fun, simple gifts for teachers, neighbors and friends? I’ve come up with some fun, cheap and SIMPLE ideas for you! One of the bloggers at HomeTalk came up with an adorable Thanksgiving Table Runner. I loved the idea so much that I purchased paints and a runner so we can make our own!

To find two Do-It-Yourself gifts and find a helpful printable, please visit the Not Quite Amish blog.

Where Treetops Glisten Gift Basket Giveaway!

My publisher has created three wonderful gift baskets. To enter to win this basket, please use the Rafflecopter form below (US residents only please). Also find the additional giveaways (and read more great tips to simplify Christmas!) on Tricia Goyer’s blog and Cara Putman’s blog!

WTG apron bookEach basket contains:

    • Copy of Where Treetops Glisten
    • Christmas DVD – Holiday InnBing Crosby, Fred Astaire
    • Christmas CD (includes all the book title songs) – “A Jolly Christmas” Frank Sinatra
    • Apron made from vintage pattern
    • Recipe cards from each character

a Rafflecopter giveaway


9 Responses to “Simplify Christmas – Simple Gifts for Teachers & Friends, by Tricia Goyer – plus Giveaway!”

  1. michelle delp

    I don’t see a rafflecopter form, so I guess this works . LOL

  2. Cubie Henderson

    I simplify Christmas by staying home I’m shopping online not fighting the crowds of the Christmas holiday

  3. Rachael K

    Lists! They simplify everything so well, especially in such a busy season with traveling, shopping, occasionally taking care of chores at home, etc. I wonder why I don’t make them more often!

  4. Deanne Patterson

    Instead of running around looking for a gift for the children’s teachers the school suggested parents donate to a college fund set up for low income children. Great idea !

  5. Abigail Roell

    I simplify Christmas by buying gifts throughout the year, as I see items on sale. Next year we do plan to cut the number of gifts back for our three kids, quality more than quantity.

  6. Connie Saunders

    For several years we have drawn names among our siblings. This cuts down on a lot of shopping.