Christmas falls on one of the shortest days of the year. Even though the sun has set, you want your space to be as bright and cozy as possible. Start by stringing lights around the Christmas tree. But if you are a dedicated decorator, you can add bright, merry throw pillows or other colorful décor. Hang stockings by the chimney, and add another log to the fire. Then curl up in a comforter, and read eBay's guide to making your living room merry and bright for more ideas.
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Herbs: Holly, mistletoe, pine cones, pine needles, oak leaves, Yule log ashes, fir, birch, hazel bark, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, wintergreen Colors: Red, green, white, gold, silver The winter solstice, the rebirth of the Sun, is an important turning point, as it marks the shortest day. Yule is deeply rooted in the cycle of the year, it is the seed time of year, the longest night and the shortest day, where the Goddess once again becomes the Great Mother and gives birth to the new Sun King.
The last two weeks in our room have been focused primarily on measurement when it comes to math. We spent two days on this terrific lesson originally created by Marilyn Burns. It was one of my favorite lessons of the year! Students were given various colors of construction paper and each made three fish of …
As we welcome back the Sun God and his light, I wish that light to shine brightly upon you, may you be surrounded in the warm loving arms of The Divine, and feel their presence supporting you in your quest for new. Today is the Winter Solstice! It is the shortest day of the year and the longest night. Yuletide Blessings to You and Yours!
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On one of the shortest days of the year, Valerie Bertinelli and her husband, Tom, are entertaining two of their good pals and heating up the fun with Valerie's Slow Cooker Mulled Wine, Fried Chickpeas with Sage and Parmesan, and the very comforting Turkey Sausage with Fennel Sauerkraut. For dessert, they'll enjoy Rosemary-Lemon Shortbread.