Free Jesse Tree Printable

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We really enjoyed putting together our Jesse Tree last year using Ann Voskamp’s Free download. I loved the focus it put on why Christ came and the miraculous events leading up to His birth. It starts 27 days before Christmas – during the days of “advent” – and helps us remember the reason Christ came for us.

What is a Jesse Tree? It can be anything – from a branch you cut off a tree in your backyard, to a small Christmas tree (I found one on Craigslist for $5 I can’t wait to use this year!), to a paper tree on your wall or a bulletin board, to something large and exciting if you want! It works similar to the Advent calendars your moms used to use – every day, you have a new ornament to put on the tree – that corresponds with an event in Scripture that leads up to Christ’s birth. It starts with creation and focuses on God’s promises to send His Redeemer for His chosen people. There’s corresponding verses (great for starting a family Bible Time if you don’t have something to do already!) to go with each day’s ornament as well.

This new printable, though, my friend’s friend posted today – and she’s offering it free for a limited time this month – and it’s fantastic! It even includes cute little gift boxes for you to put each ornament in – I’ll be including some candy – probably chocolate – for each night as well – that makes it even more fun for my girls. 😉 I’ll definitely be using this one this year – as the pictures and graphics are a little more appropriate for my younger girls.

We’ll be celebrating our Christmas away from home this year – our first family “mission trip” – at our church in West Virginia…so I’ll have to figure out how to add that climactic moment of Christ’s birth on our tree – I might have to lug the whole thing with me. (It’ll take me all 27 days of Advent to convince my husband to let me do that!)

You can of course print this off at home – but I did a little research on printing prices:

At Fedex Kinkos, you can print the entire document for the following prices right from home –

Cardstock (4 different weight options – all the same price) Paper – $39.95/after discount – $31.96

Laser White (32 lb.) Executive paper – $23.25/ after discount – $18.14

Standard White Paper – $18.29/ after discount – $14.63

Through 11/30 – you can use the coupon code GAN222 to get 20% off your order.

I went with the 32 lb. weight option – and I’ll plan to use the wooden circles, then laminate them as well – especially those boxes. If you come up with any tips, let me know! Happy Christmas Celebrating!

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About Kim

I am a sinner, miraculously saved by grace, living by faith, and pressing toward the mark of being more like Christ. I absolutely love being a stay-at-home mom! I'm also a caterer for a few weddings throughout the year, a baker, and a party planner. And I love to play in other people's kitchens as well as my own! My husband, Chris, just finished his studies for his MA degree in Pastoral Studies. He's a wonderful (and super smart!) daddy - and the most loving and supportive husband. My two beautiful daughters, Chloe and Kami, are the joys of our lives! We pray that they both would be greatly used of the Lord. Throughout their short time here on earth, we have learned so much about ourselves, our God, and the gratefulness we have towards our own parents, who raised us in the ways of God's Word. Our third unborn child is a blessing as well - even after its recent pre-diagnosis of Trisomy 18, or Edwards Syndrome. This blog has kinda turned into a little journal of sorts of our dark journey down this rather uncommon road. I stay busy cooking, cleaning, gardening, and raising the plants I killed back to life, and homeschooling. I blog when get the chance. :) We are always happy to have visitors, so please stop by anytime! Although, if you do give us a call first, we'll make sure to have some fresh cookies and sweet tea available when you arrive!

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