Christmas 2011

Annual Ornament Decorating Party

The children are getting older but they still LOVE our annual party of making ornaments together. Each year that we decorate our tree and take out our handmade ornaments, we are flooded with memories of parties past that we created, loved and lived together. And this year we were lucky that Santa even made a …

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Winter Solstice and Yule

Tomorrow we celebrate the Winter Solstice and Yule. Yule represents the rebirth of light. You can celebrate the returning Sun by making Sun Bread with the children. Supplies Needed: 2 1/2 Cups Unbleached Flour1 Package Dry Yeast 1 1/2 Cups Milk1/2 Cup Water3 Tbsp. Honey*3 Tbsp. Margarine or Butter3 Tbsp. Brown Sugar1 1/2 Tsp. Salt2 …

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Then Comes Santa Claus

O Children, Little Children You Must Be Good Because…A Few Short Days Brings Christmas Eve And Then Comes Santa Claus!And Somebody Will Tell Him All You’ve Said And Done…For Many A Week And If He’s Pleased…Heigh Ho! Look Out For Fun!!!(this sweet little note was on Maia’s desk when I tucked her into bed last …

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First Sunday of Advent

In Waldorf Homes many people follow Rudolf Steiner’s teaching on celebrating the four kingdoms separately each week: Week One begins with honoring the mineral kingdom by placing stones, shells, bone fossils, crystals, etc. on the wreath. Invite your family to choose their favorites from their collections or found in nature and place on wreath. “The …

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