The things that hold families together are often funny little family traditions, those memories that keep on returning: family feasts and secret sibling gifts, a very last minute Christmas tree and for us a New Year Tree. The New Year Tree came about with my crazy need to start a year fresh. The week before […]
Entries Tagged as 'Holiday Crafts'
January 7th, 2015 · 4 Comments
December 28th, 2014 · 7 Comments
We are not overly big on christmas gifting… but there is one particular gift that means the world to our kids and that is the gift that they make and create for each other. … The gift has two requirements really: The gift must be mostly home made, we don’t have a special Christmas budget, but they may “shop the shelves” at home and they do dip into our crafty supplies a fair amount.
December 27th, 2014 · 6 Comments
After almost a month of posting a natural treasure in our instagram feed each day, and celebrating advent by finding a treasure in our daily life… did we ever find treasures. It was a fun project and we thought we should publish the whole array all in one place – to look back on in […]
December 23rd, 2014 · 2 Comments
Well week 3 of December flew by, and our Advent tree has become a whole lot more crowded than we ever expected it to be… I cannot say that we spent our week in all sorts of preparations… we didn’t. Our two oldest boys were away on camp and it left us all somewhat subdued… […]
December 16th, 2014 · 2 Comments
Week two of December has passed, and I feel the Christmas craziness all around us, and yet we are officially on holiday. Not a breathe of anything that looks like school, or work… a fair amount of cleaning off of work surfaces and a garden frenzy of note… which always feels lovely when its done. […]
December 9th, 2014 · 4 Comments
A week of Advent has passed us by… so far our Christmas preparations have amounted to… making a list of things that we might do; traditions we want to keep up and folk we would love to have over; gifts we can create for friends without actually shopping… because much as we love gifting, shopping […]
December 2nd, 2014 · 4 Comments
And so Advent begins, I can hardly believe that it is December – but it is and we are as ready as we will ever be… today we we got ready for a month of fun times. The father person is going to be taking a break from work and blogging will slow down as […]
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