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Crafts Family Fun Seasons Winter

Suet Wreath

Well this week is about the birds again. I hope you don’t mind!  We really have taken up backyard birding at the feeder.  We love feeding the birds a variety of things including sunflower seeds, thistle, suet and even oranges for the Orioles come springtime.  This week I shared over on HGTV Garden how to make a delicious suet wreath feeder for the wild birds in your very own kitchen.  It is easy and the birds just love it especially woodpeckers!  Click here to make your very own.

Crafts Family Fun Holiday Seasons Winter

Woodland Snowglobes

Good Morning friends! Happy New Year and Happy 2013 to all of you.  Today, I am sharing with you the woodland snowglobes that I made for HGTV Garden.  They are super easy to make, fun with the kids, and a great way to recycle those Mason Jars that you decorated your home with for the holidays.  Take a walk outside for some inspiration.  You can find the directions here.

Crafts Fall Holiday Seasons Thanksgiving

DIY Thanksgiving Cornucopia

As we celebrate Thanksgiving with our loved ones later this week, I wanted to take a moment and give thanks to each and every one of you.  Home has so many special meanings to me and my flocks, both feathered and human.  It is incredibly symbolic for so many reasons and having you part of this blog has brought great joy, comfort, inspiration and lessons not only into my life but to many others who visit each week.

Crafts Fall Family Fun Seasons

Make a Mum Chain

A crown fit for a princess

I love making Daisy chains in the summertime. I have fond memories of making them as a child and now I’ve taught my children how to make them. We enjoy fashioning them into necklaces, bracelets, anklets and crowns. Mum chains are a great way to take a break from raking leaves on a fall day or to help celebrate an outing of pumpkin or apple picking. Did you know that Mums (short for Chrysanthemum), are in the same family as the Daisy? Their stems are incredibly similar to Daisies, which helps to explain why they work so well. There are a few ways to make Mum chains. I would like to share how I learned to make them as a little girl.