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Rurality Issue #16

December 2014

Winter is here, along with snow and cold weather.  Having a cozy warm fire to snuggle up with, and a good book and a cup of tea are some of my favorite ways to while away the short days. 

I love winter just for the enforced time indoors after spending lots of time in the garden. I don't feel guilty in the least!

Rurality Issue #16 December 2014

Don't waste all that warmth by letting the cold come inside; make a Doormouse from an old sweater and keep the drafts out where they belong;

Old windows are a perfect backdrop for you collections of tins, bottles or found objects.  See my vintage window that I use for some of my collections, changing them with the seasons;

If you've ever wanted to set up your own business for making and selling your crafts, or planting up your hypertufa creations with succulents, the sister site, Drought Smart Plants has something you'll be interested in. 

The Succulent Plant Business Training Manual is now for sale for the special early bird price;

What kinds of crafts will you be making?  I have a  list of those that are easy to make and great options for the not so crafty.  They are perfect for making with kids too;

Enjoying the seasons as they change is important; the joy of watching snowflakes falling, the woodland creatures visiting, and feeding the birds.  Take your pleasure where you can find it, and winter doesn't seem so long.

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