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Wreath making for the modern woman

One of my fondest childhood memories is of making Christmas wreaths with my grandmother. Each November, after a good cold snap, we would go out into the woods and gather fir boughs. We would make beautiful wreaths for our own front doors and gift several more to friends and relatives. Everyone loved them, and I […]

Rare bird sightings and advice from Dad

I think December tends to make everyone a bit nostalgic. Minimal daylight and dropping temperatures make an excellent environment for slowing down and sharing stories of how things “used to be.” For some that can mean a time a loved one was still alive, or a time before student loans, or simply last August when […]