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Countdown to Christmas 2012 - Day 15

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The music of day 15 comes from Laura Cooksey's Christmas single and it will make you wish she had released an entire Christmas album!

Add some holiday cheer to your day with the Countdown to Christmas. Each day features a Christmas carol, gift ideas, a Bible verse and devotional, a recipe to try and the holiday TV schedule for the day. There are even extra goodies thrown in here and there!

Merry Christmas (or, as they say in the Norwegian language, God Jul!)

Bible Verse of the Day

The angel Gabriel
George S. Zimbel

Luke 1:30-33 (DARBY)

    30 And the angel said to her, Fear not, Mary, for thou hast found favour with God; 31 and behold, thou shalt conceive in the womb and bear a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus. 32 *He* shall be great, and shall be called Son of [the] Highest; and [the] Lord God shall give him the throne of David his father; 33 and he shall reign over the house of Jacob for the ages, and of his kingdom there shall not be an end.

Christmas Carol of the Day

Laura Cooksey - O Holy Night
Laura Cooksey

"O Holy Night" - a fantastic Christmas single by Laura Cooksey.

Sharing Christmas

Cheri Keaggy - So I Can Tell
Psalm 91 Records

Cheri Keaggy, Dove Award-winning singer, whose latest CD, So I Can Tell, was released in July, shares some of her Christmas favorites ...

  • Favorite Christmas carol - Can I pick two? "What Child is This?" and "O Come, O Come Emmanuel"

  • Favorite Christmas TV special and/or movie - It's a Wonderful Life

  • Favorite Christmas goodie - Peanut butter bon bons (although one can enjoy them year round!) :)

  • Favorite Christmas tradition - Candlelight service

Gift Idea of the Day

Casey Schutrop - Our Family Christmas Legacy Journal: 25 Years of Cherished Memories
W.O.W. International

Author and speaker Casey Schutrop's book, Our Family Christmas Legacy Journal: 25 Years of Cherished Memories, is a companion piece to the recently released Grandma's Christmas Legacy: The Testimony of the Tree. The spiral bound journal is a wonderful way to summarize your family's yearly Christmas memories and chronicle your family's story through 25 Christmases. Pages are inscribed to encourage families to recount holiday events they attended, family milestones, cherished stories, valued traditions, favorite family holiday recipes, the senders of Christmas cards and family photos.

Holiday Tip of the Day

Munchkin Mozart Magic Cube Kids Musical Toy
Munchkin

Laureen Miles Brunelli, our Work-at-Home Moms Guide, shares some wonderful musical gifts for kids of varying ages.

Recipe of the Day

Sugar Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
Laura Dolson, About.com Guide to Low Carb Diets

Fudge doesn't have to be loaded with sugar to be delicious. Laura Dolson, our Guide to Low Carb Diets, shares a super easy fudge recipe that you'll love.

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