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December 31, 2008



I enjoyed your tour, Michelle! Wow! I think you have way more snowmen than I do!! And I love the felted candy canes. I'm going to check out that tutorial link. We like to hang our candy canes upside down to make a "J" for Jesus. Maybe next year I can have some homemade felted ones!


every time i stumbled over the wonky stack of Christmas books in my son's room this season, i thought there must be something better to do with them. now, i know!

susan m hinckley

Two comments:
a) Now I simply MUST know what your husband gave you. . .

b) Your gift exchange sounds wonderful and I wish you had taken pictures (but better pictures than I took).

Thanks for stopping by my website. I do have pieces for sale -- if you want more info on them I'll be happy to email you some. Let me know if there are specific pieces you like or if you just want general info.

Meg Duerksen

what pretty gift! the felt candy cane is so sweet. love the books idea. i even got some christmas books (good ones not the corny ones) at the grocery store on clearance. i wanted to say "you do realize this is a perfectly good book that anyone could read all year round....are you sure this should be half price???" but of course....that's not my problem. :) why does a grocery store have books in the first place?
that tree is very fun...even if it's 9 feet taller than you expected.
speaking of that, i should get busy taking mine down. before february.

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