I'm a big fan of this breakdown on Santa. I appreciated the idea behind Santa as a child, but this letter from a child's parents just smashes the nail on the head for me. I dislike the idea of "robbing" the magic of Christmas from my children with "the truth", but with a message like this I don't feel as though I have to anymore. Awesome.
I love handmade ornaments and I’ve waited a whole year to share these little firs. It started with an email from my mom last fall after she returned from a local gardening shop she and her husband frequent. The link was to a darling multicolored felt stack Christmas tree pair, something for the mantel, cute …
Nativity Craft ... Handmade nativity includes baby Jesus, Mary and Joseph. Clay pots are left natural – not painted. Burlap is used for headdress. Made from 1 1/2" clay pots 1 1/2 " wooden balls are used for the heads of Mary and Joseph. 1” wooden balls form baby Jesus Height is approximately 3".
How to Make a Christmas Tree Out of Recycled Paper