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Polepole

Posted January 6, 2014 by Lyn Brown

Polepole (pronounced poll-ee-poll-ee) is swahili for “slowly” and that is exactly what my approach to my Christmas cleanup has been. I made a little headway today — stripped the mantels, banister and windows of garlands and stockings and rounded up th…

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Merry Famjam Express

Posted December 30, 2013 by Lyn Brown

It was the kind of Christmas that we all dream about — peaceful, calm, and white. During the night a blanket of light, fluffy snow fell, cloaking the devastation from the ice storm, setting the stage for a magical Christmas. And magical it was – for u…

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All is Calm

Posted December 23, 2013 by Lyn Brown

With much of our city still without power, and trees bending, splitting and breaking under the burden of the thick ice that has accumulated, this will surely be a Christmas remembered for years to come. I have friends who have been warming and eating b…

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Sparkle and Bright

Posted December 22, 2013 by Lyn Brown

It is just days before Christmas. Fritz is nestled on my feet, our honest to goodness real Christmas tree stands heroically in the corner anchored by the gift stash, and my keyboard is lit by the glow of the lights. It’s all rather festive with the exc…

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Bottle Angels

Posted December 15, 2013 by Gail Bartel

Here is another angel project.  The unique thing about these angels is that a bottle, (recycled water bottle, pop bottle) forms the base.You can make small or large ones depending on what’s in your recycle bin.MATERIALS REQUIRED:- plastic bottles,…

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Handprint Angels

Posted November 19, 2013 by Gail Bartel

This is a Christmas craft I came up with for Kindergarten last week, handprint Angels.It’s made on a 2″ x 6″ that is cut into a square.  Sturdy enough to stand on their own on a table or mantle.MATERIALS REQUIRED:- piece of 2″ x 6″ cut into 6″ squ…

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