Easy Paper Christmas Garland

Just a quick post to say that anyone can make a perfect Christmas garland. Punch out shapes (circles, stars, trees) or draw shapes and cut them out (little people) and sew them in a straight line on the sewing machine. Glitter paper is wonderful for stars. Glue two stars together with a glue stick and…

King of Kings

It isn’t Christmas without the beauty of Handel’s Messiah. Handel’s pen wrote the music but these words come from Isaiah. King of Kings. Lord of Lords. The Mighty God. The Everlasting Father. The Prince of Peace.     I have collected a few “crowns” from thrift stores. Most were once something other than crowns, but…

Stinky Bulbs and Rosemary

I think that Paper Whites are wonderful during the Christmas season. Grandpa started calling them “stinky bulbs” years ago and so my children call them by the same name. He says that he is just teasing, but I’m not so sure. When they all see that I have planted some, they express their sympathies to…