I have been wanting an herbal medicine kit for a while now and I got one for Christmas! We have been taking Elderberry juice to help with cold and flu and I have an echinacea tincture on the counter. Yesterday I made the healing salve. It is made from olive oil steeped with herbs and then add beeswax. It was really fun and while I don't want anyone to get hurt, I am prepared to use it!
Christmas at our house. Jaclyn is missing in the pictures because she could care less about presents, LOL! The boys each get three gifts, although there is usually more than one thing in a box. Books, movies and games were the items requested. The biggest surprise for my oldest was the Heat jersey! J got a Kinect for the Xbox that we all had fun playing. I have to say I am still sore from the boxing game!
Lights on the Christmas Tree
My husband got a call around 3:30 am telling him he needed to come in to plow roads. The storm wasn't supposed to hit until 9:00. When I got up at 7 this is what I saw.... after it was all done we got about 4 inches!
Giving vanilla as gifts
And the stockings were hung by the chimney with care
Fresh Christmas flowers
Fresh flowers will last extra long if you use these tips by Tracy!
PW Cinnamon Rolls
Red Velvet Cake bites - Step 1
Step 2 - Crumble Cake and mix with cream cheese icing.
Step 3 was to dip into chocolate. I completely forgot to take the final picture! Whoops!!
My son's cub scout party was this week. The theme was a Seussical Christmas. They had to come up with an Seuss type table decoration. The boys did an awesome job and were very creative. We had things from the Cat's hat (my sons) to the Roast Beast. Great job boys!
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I participated in the HSBA Post's Homeschool Swap. I was paired with an awesome lady who seems to have similar tastes as I do. I think I sent her alot of the same things! Thank you so much Sara for the wonderful items. I have been enjoying them!!
These shots are SOOC since I do not have editing software installed yet. I am trying to work on catching up on assignments also, even though the linky's are closed. So here goes nothin'....
The next two are candles I bought at a craft fair. They smell SO good!!
I love snowmen! Picked this bracelet up at the fair also.
First snow of the season
Ok, this last one I almost didn't share. The child does own a coat of his own, but he wants to wear one that his Grandpa gave us and his Dad's work hat. He looks like a hillbilly, LOL!!!
Well, I am mostly back. I ended up getting a new computer so I am working on learning how to use it. It was an early Christmas present and something I had been wanting for a while now! I will be multi posting so I can catch up!
Well I had all my pictures ready to go and my computer died! I will be MIA for a bit while it is getting repaired. Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!! "See" you soon, I hope.