"These oranges were sliced and baked in a 275 degree oven for about two hours or until dry, then sprayed with a clear varnish. String with a thread and needle, alternating with wooden beads in colors or natural wood tones. Apples or lemons would work, too." from designmegillah.com
Hot glue the ends of traditional cellophane- wrapped peppermints together to create sweet-treat tree garlands. Read more: Homemade Christmas Ornaments - Easy Christmas Ornament Craft Ideas - Good Housekeeping
Start your bedtime routine as usual, while one makes bags of popcorn and hot chocolate drinks and place them in the car, dont forget to have Christmas music playing too! When the kids climb into bed, they will find the ticket hidden. The kids are instructed to grab their slippers and head for the car. Upon entrance to The Minivan Express, we hole punch the ticket, and we travel around the city looking at all the beautiful lights. -how stinking CUTE!