Christmas

Raccoons Celebrate Christmas, Too

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    journal entry: As I continued to prowl around for Bristle Animals for my new Christmas Nativity, I found two very angelic raccoons. Perhaps they didn’t look very angelic when I found them with their black masks and shiny, black eyes, and bushy, striped tails, but, by the time I added their very pretty curls and […]

Watching Their Flocks by Night

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            journal entry:   We know there were shepherds watching over their flocks by night when the Angel of the Lord came before them and made them sore afraid. I don’t know how much those special lambs understood about their role in this wonderful, real-life Christmas play, but since a lamb has […]

Quilts for Christmas

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    journal entry:   Perhaps you read the post for “Toy Bags and Teeny Tiny Cars”.  If you did then you know that after the two little boys I mentioned get through playing with their VERY FAST little cars, they will be tired. One can snuggle up with robots and the other with wild […]

Toy Bags and Teeny Tiny Cars

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journal entry:   Here is another CHRISTMAS SECRET !  DON’T TELL ! I know that posting these photographs might spoil the fun for the grown-ups but it keeps me current. This blog is, after all, my journal of things I like to do.  These little toy bags were fun and easy to make. Inside of […]

Bears Bears Bears :  Alice

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  journal entry:   Alice is a surprise for Lydia.  (I love you, Lyddie)  Lydia is five. I bought Alice many years ago. She sat around and lived in a box, traveled to other people’s houses but never did have any pretty clothes to speak of. Until now. I washed her and fluffed her fur […]

Bears Bears Bears:  Priscilla

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  journal entry: How did I keep track of things before I had a blog?  Every post is like writing a personal history. My history. My family’s history. Isn’t it wonderful? Bears for Christmas. Three little children and three different bears. Each complete with a personality and a wardrobe to match. Not only does each […]