Preparing the Garden for Winter

preparing the garden for winter

Today may very well have been the last warm day of the year. The temperatures are supposed to drop into the 30s later this week and I do not want to be raking leaves and planting bulbs when it gets that cold.

So, we’ve spent these last nice days winterizing the garden. Our clean-up mostly consisted of raking leaves, mowing, cutting back perennials, pulling annuals and cleaning up flower beds.

The garden looks so […]

Snowflake Fairies Tutorial

Snowflake Fairies

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I think you are going to love making these little snowflake fairies! They make me smile.

 

Here’s what you’ll need:

white feathers 3/4″ wood bead white ribbon white/silver crochet thread silver thread snowflake punch out white card stock sparkle bead craft glue thin point red and black marker red pencil Q-tip

1. Glue two feathers into one end of the wood bead.

2. Cut silver thread to […]

Chuch Bulletin Board – Winter Theme

Winter Bulletin Board

The kids and I are responsible for keeping a couple of bulletin boards at church up to date. Here’s the winter theme we put up today.

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Our jumping off point was this verse found in Ps. 51:7 …Wash me and I shall be whiter than snow.

We added quilters batting for snow, a couple of snowmen and the snowflakes we made last week.

 

 

Snowman

The […]

How to Make Paper Snowflakes and some Snow Facts

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We had our first snowfall of the year today. It’s not much, but I think a science lesson on snow is in order today.

I have put together a step by step tutorial on how to make paper snowflakes. You will also, find a list of links to all kinds of fun snow facts.

Paper Snowflakes

 

1. Start out with a perfectly square piece of white paper. I am using an 8½” x […]