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  As days grow short hearts grow bright. Saint Michael with his sword shines out against the night… Heinz Ritter   The above is an excerpt from a poem in Celebrating Festivals with Children by Freya Jaffke. For those asking, what is Michaelmas?  It’s a day, at the end of September that marks the time […]

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Thursday How To: New Life for Old Wood

Donni of The Magic Onions loves old wooden bowls. She loves them so much that when she finds a negected specimen, she cleans it up and restores it to it’s former glory. You can read about her entire restoration process in this post, but today she shares her recipe for a lovely, creamy polish. After […]

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Tutorial Thursday

How to make your own organic lotion at home – eco and money conscious! AND ALL NATURAL! As a mom to a young toddler with eczema, I learned firsthand how making my own skin cream could be healing (I could customize the ingredients) and save me a bundle of money. Making one’s own skin cream […]

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