More Felted Decorations…..and a Santa Parrot
My co blogger Naomi asked me to make some Santa head ornaments using wool felting. Her inspiration was a photograph of a Santa head. Then I decided to try to make wee Santas. I decided to take the Santa ornament… Read More ›
Where Peppermints Come From – Friday Fun Flick
I wish I could find an attribution for this, but it was passed along to me by my friend Dana. Related articles Friday Fun Flick! Cats on Computers I Can’t Draw a Picture But I Can Make a… Read More ›
Krampus Kristmas, and Merry Christmas!
My daughter Aynsley drew me a Krampus and is allowing me to share it for Christmas day. She is an artist of a different sort, she models and dose special effects for horror movies. However, I think this Krampus with… Read More ›
Krampus Kristmas, day two
This Krampus is nice, he’s more interested in eating oranges than children! Related articles The Antidote to Any Bah-Humbug in Your Heart: Krampus (zwingliusredivivus.wordpress.com) Tartan Ink Classic (on Nikolaustag) ~ Christmas in Austria (tartaninkblog.wordpress.com)
Krampus Kristmas! Day one!
This holiday season, Naomi and I are giving the blog a rest for the week! We have good things to eat, probably too much good stuff to drink, and family to spoil. We are going to feature a Krampus a… Read More ›
How I became a librocubicularist
I have always loved to read. It did not come easily for me, being slightly dyslexic I had more of a struggle than my classmates. However, books were all around in my family, my grandparents and mother served as examples… Read More ›
Friday Fun Flick! NY holiday building, traded for a string of pearls, priceless now.
A wonderful building in NY, that was sold for a string of pearls! http://climateerinvest.blogspot.com/2013/04/worst-trade-ever-selling-nyc-mansion.html Thank you Mark Roberts again for the use of one of your beautiful photographs of NY. Related articles Today in New York History: Dec. 12 (rochester.ynn.com)… Read More ›
Downsized Christmas in Brussels
Last year I featured some stories about when our young family spent several holidays on Brussels. My husband was working in Belgium, he needed to be there for the Y2K change over and also the Euro conversion. That meant the… Read More ›
Use up the yarn, holiday bunny
Every year I like to make something crafty for holiday gift giving. It’s something small I stick in with the large box of candy that I give all the neighbors. Also I like to donate to a few of my… Read More ›