Tag Archives: holidays

Wonderland

How do you know if you have a very good friend? For me, it’s always been the fact that no matter how long it’s been, no matter how much time has gone by since your last talk, the conversation will … Continue reading

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Mid-holidays hellos

Time seems to have slowed down to a crawling pace and we are reveling in it. Although my poor husband has to make an appearance at work for a few days, we still enjoyed several days with him and will … Continue reading

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Days getting shorter, time slowing down

As we get closer to the Winter Solstice, we’ve noticed something strange. Time seems to be slowing down. This will be our first year celebrating the shortest day, the first year we will mark this passage of the seasons, the … Continue reading

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Going to see a man about Christmas…

Yesterday, regardless of the chills, tired eyes and rosy cheeks well-known here when the first winter cold strikes, we bundled up and headed out into the cold sunny air… we had a date with a very special someone. We headed … Continue reading

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Slowing down, feeling good

So much fun! Here. ┬áBest homemade clay recipe to date! My husband looked at me yesterday, as we were threading pony beads onto our latest homemade ornament project, and simply said : “It’s strange, but I feel so much more … Continue reading

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Busy busy busy…

It’s been a crafting and “Christmasing” sort of week-end here! Our brand new Advent Calendar (beautifully crafted by my husband) went up on Sunday. We’ve started decorating and put up the outdoor lights. The house is so much more festive … Continue reading

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