Winter Wonderland Wishes

5 things for the weekend. Winter Wonderland Wishes “The night threads heavily around yards and dwellings. In places never reached by the sun, the shadows brood. Into our dark houses she comes, bearing lighted candles, Saint Lucia, Saint Lucia.” … . —- Traditional Swedish Lucia lyrics We’ve celebrated the Swedish holiday, Lucia, this week.

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DAY 13: The Christmas Countdown: Wreath Ornaments

Hi Friends. Celebrating DAY 13 with Chiara Milott and her Wreath Ornaments. Passing the 1/2 way mark to Christmas Eve with Chiara who’s a self-described: “butcher, baker, mini-party-hat maker (well, not really a butcher, but…..)  feels so very merry. Let’s go.

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DAY 12: The Christmas Countdown: Blue Bird Ornament

Welcome to DAY 12 | Make Blue Bird Ornaments. Aren’t they “tweet?” Find the Blue Bird Ornament pattern, below, along with a special invitation from today’s contributor, Trixi of Coloured Buttons and the Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York City. 

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Lucia Essentials

This is a week with festivities galore in Sweden. Today, December 10,  is the day of the Nobel Banquet in the Stocholm City Hall. December 13 will bring Lucia celebrations: the Swedish celebration of light, set on what was, at one time, considered to be the shortest day of the year. As much as I would love to

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