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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Gift Ideas, Sewing

Handmade Christmas – Elves

Many years ago when we were posted to CFB Suffield in Southern Alberta, to earn extra money to help pay for Christmas each year, I sold my handmade crafts at farmers’ markets and craft fairs throughout the year. One of my most popular items was stuffed Christmas elves.  I would sell out of them almost every week and have to…

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Christmas on a Budget

We Had a Wonderful Christmas

We weren’t sure how we were going to manage to do Christmas this year living in our temporary housing, but it turned out wonderful in so many ways. Our Christmas celebrations started on the 18th with the decorating of the Christmas tree. Earlier in the week, we found a tree stand at a thrift store for $5 and then Saturday,…

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