When Oliver started in the Red Rose kindergarten in Fall of 2013, Fairy Mother gifted him a Little One. Oliver’s Little One was named Tom Tiddily. For two years, Oliver and Tom Tiddily played together in the Red Rose room. Then, this past Thursday, Oliver graduated kindergarten, and Tom Tiddily came home to live with … More the wild misadventures of Tom Tiddily
A friend recently tagged me on facebook asking if I’d ever heard of the Christmas Spider. The short version of the story is about a spider that came down after the Christmas housecleaning was done, and made an elaborate web all over the tree, Father Christmas took pity on both the spider and the housewife, … More Our Christmas Spider
Oh, where do you come from you little flakes of snow? Falling softly, softly falling, on the earth below. On the trees and on the bushes on the mountains afar. Tell me snowflake do you come from where the angels are? – Winter Verse from Ms. Donna Some rounds from the peach tree branch Sasha … More
Here are the results of our DIY Christmas Tree. I was going to share these sooner, but we got busy enjoying time with “Gan-ma Reen” (more photos of that later) and Christmas.
My track record with live Christmas trees is fairly dismal, see previous years: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011. Gavin is opposed to artificial trees, and I dislike the debris dropped by previously “live” cut trees – when we moved in our in-floor heating vents were clogged with pine needles (yuck). In 2011 ago I … More Our Christmas Tree – Hopefully the Final Edition!