Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Different Christmas ornament…and…

First I’ll show you ours and Anton making it. Then I have a “different” one to show you.

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We’ve made about 6 so far but they are so easy to give away too so these are the last two for now. It’s just folded paper, glue dots and a button. Easy.

Here’s a “different” ornament I found today. We aren’t going to make them, I sure don’t want to explain what they are using for supplies but it is a unique idea.

Can us guess what they are made out of? Think TOM.

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Joss loves helping me in the kitchen. We bake, cook and make some goodies to take home. Last night she was so mad her mama came and we were still cooking.

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So that’s that. Nothing real new here. Oh the difference between black and brown coal, the brown coal burns at 26,000 – 30,000 btu’s and the black coal burns at 90,000-130,000 btu’s and is much more expensive. Wood burns at 9,000-13,000 btu’s, so quite a bit of difference. Here’s another fact I did not know, if coal gets wet it can become combustible. That’s why building a coal crib inside after I move the wood today. Anyone want to come and help me?

Now that’s all folks. Take care and have a safe and blessed day!!

8 comments:

Mom to the Fourth Power said...

I'd come help you!! But it's a bit of a drive. lol Those are way cute and inventive ornaments! Good luck today and take care of yourself woman! :)

God bless...
~Margene

Jillian said...

The ornaments you made are super cute! The other ones are cute, but, uh, I definitely wouldn't hang them on my tree lol

Of One Heart said...

Yikes! Who would have thought?!!

Beautiful paper ornaments. Fun for the kids, I bet. Joss is going to become a pro by the time she grows up, all thanks to you!

Princess Dieter said...

Tampon angels????haHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

lv2 said...

Cute! Hope the coal works out well. Laughed at your temp info....but I would like some warmth....I just don't tolerate the cold these days. I noticed that you seem to be making up for last weeks slip this week in a big way...keep it up.

Maren said...

:O tampon angels.. wow ! :D

I loved the other one though, looked really neat!

I hope you are well my friend!

Flying high in the sky.... said...

:) i love reading your post... you take me to a world which is so near to my desired world.. i love all the description you give of a life which smells of the life i so long for...farm, kids, happiness, love, making toys etc..etc... so lovely..so innocent!! loved it !

Baby Sister said...

The ornaments you made are super cute, but yeah, I could never hang a tampon angel on my tree...no thank you. I'd come and help, but it is mighty far away...maybe next time. ;)