We have had frost on our car several mornings, and there is “frost” slowly spreading over the nature table as well. King Winter and his Winter Sprites have joined us. The scene has been set to reflect the shortened days, long nights, and chill in the air. Some festive winter gnomes mingle near a large… More winter on the nature table
We put our tree up last Saturday. It came together nicely. I like our eclectic variety of ornaments, and love how the dinosaurs turned out.
King Winter – Anonymous The sky is dull and grey, Piercing and chill the blast, Each step resounds on the frosty ground, Winter is come at last. King Winter, and his entourage, have joined our nature table, their arrival marks the end of the fall, and the beginning of a frosty winter scene. Ideally, this… More the Arrival of King Winter
I have a box of costume jewelry that I’ve inherited from various family and friends. I was recently speaking with a fellow parent (and jeweler) about what to do with it, and he advised me it might contain lead, so it was probably best not to hand it over to the children (or their friends)… More Sparkle Party!
This morning the boys ignored the calendar’s “fall back an hour” and were up at their usual time, so at 8 am, we headed over to the park so I could get some cute photos of them (in last year’s plaid shirts, jeans, and the sweaters Oma knit for them) for our 2015 holiday card… More slightly dangerous silliness