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Christmas Saltdough Recipe

Christmas Saltdough Recipe

Whole Family Rhythms Basic Saltdough Recipe 1 cup white flour 1/2 cup salt 1 cup water 1 tablespoon oil 1 tablespoon cream of tartar Combine all ingredients in a pot on medium high on the stove and stir continuously until it becomes so thick you can’t stir anymore. Remove from heat, take it out and as… read more

Simple Preparations for Advent

Simple Preparations for Advent

The first light of Advent is the light of stone–.

Stones that live in crystals, seashells, and bones.

The second light of Advent is the light of the plants–

Plants that reach up to the sun and in the breezes dance.

The third light of Advent is the light of beasts–

All await the birth, from the greatest and the least.

The fourth light of Advent is the light of humankind–

The light of love, hope and thought

To give and understand. ~ Rudolf Steiner read more

Simple Preparations for Hallows’ Eve

Simple Preparations for Hallows’ Eve

According to Pagan folklore, on October 31st (which lands midway between the Autumn Equinox and the Winter Solstice) the veil between this world and the spirit world is at its thinnest, allowing the dead to walk among us. In light of this tradition people would set the table for relatives who had passed and symbolically… read more

Simple Preparations for Michaelmas

Simple Preparations for Michaelmas

Michaelmas is celebrated on September 29th each year and marks the true beginning of Fall at the time of the Autumn Equinox. The story of St. Michael (sometimes helping the earthly, St. George) conquering the dragon of darkness with his sword forged from the stars, symbolizes triumph over the approaching darkness. On an even deeper level… read more

Felted Easter Egg Tutorial

Felted Easter Egg Tutorial

Wet felting is such a warming and tactile experience for little hands. These wet felted eggs look lovely on an Easter Nature Table and can be carefully stored away after the holiday to be rediscovered and loved each and every year. Make sure you download your FREE printable PDF with photos and instructions below. If… read more