Christmas Crafting With Dried Oranges

Decorating with fruits and vegetables is an old-fashioned craft I love.  Many of us display fresh fruit in season in bowls and centerpieces.  It’s December and citrus season is here. Today I’m sharing my love of oranges – not only as a favorite snack, but as a decorating element.  It’s great to use for Christmas and even into January for winter decorating.

 

 

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Simple Ways to Celebrate Advent: Wreaths, Calendars, & Activities

 

Today as with the commercialization of many religious holidays, Advent means big bucks for business. Chocolates, beer, wine, and all kinds of Advent calendars and kits abound.  They have turned Advent into another gift-giving spree. If you want to simply celebrate Advent, make a wreath or calendar and add activities that enhance the season.
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