We’ve been making balloon lanterns this week. Lantern making directions here.
We’ll gather with friends, new and old, hear a story about a small boy who makes a lantern to hold Father Sun’s spark and walk through the woods, share a meal and have a bonfire.
This year we’re baking [...]Continue Reading →
Though much is changing, I stand strong
And in the darkness, shine.
For sleep, the plants and creatures long
But I have work divine.
For sun-seeds golden I’ll be sowing,
Warmly from my heart’s depth’s glowing,
Into winter’s icy flowing.
Michael Hedley Burton
Star Child, Star Child
We welcome you here
Your heavenly door
Comes around once a year
To help you remember
From whence you have come
Your long journey down
To your new earthly home
Star Child, dear Star [...]Continue Reading →
Once upon a time, there was great sorrow among the fairy folk. Something had happened to the Fairy Queen, Titania. She had fallen asleep and would not wake up.
The winter had come, terribly cold and full of ice and snow. In the fairy wood, no fires were burning. The [...]Continue Reading →
Easter eggs can be fun to dye, paint and decorate. Often we end up with more eggs than we know what to do with. Here are some ideas for using hard boiled eggs.
Egg Salad Sandwich with tapenade (black olive paste)
chop the eggs, add a little mayonnaise that has a dab of mustard stirred [...]Continue Reading →
For the better part of 40-something years, I’ve been a PAAS girl, getting that indelible green dye everywhere and writing crooked names with the invisible crayon, but three years ago I was saved. A friend sent me a link to a fantastic blog with an article, Continue Reading →
Easter Sunday is approaching, we are in the season of Lent for those who celebrate.
One of my favorite Easter activities is growing our own Easter baskets. Children love to set up the basket with soil and seed and observe the wonder of water swelling seeds to burst forth with life.
Over [...]Continue Reading →