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Merry Christmas from our 8ft tall Olaf-Zilla!

We got lucky with a white Christmas at Grandma’s house in Seattle this year! Glen woke me up early Christmas morning with the video of “Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?” from Frozen, and it took a couple hours for … Continue reading

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Holiday Happy Hour 2017

It’s an especially busy holiday season for us this year with wedding planning at the same time as party & singing season, but we still managed to decorate and have our annual Holiday Happy Hour party! 35 of us enjoyed … Continue reading

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The Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2017

Glen & I enjoyed our first visit to the Great Dickens Christmas Fair so much last year that we decided to make it an annual tradition! I had made his red vest for his Halloween vampire costume with the plan … Continue reading

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Christmas at the Castle

Hope everyone is having a happy holiday season! Since we finally had Castle Brittahytta weather-stable by Halloween, we left it up and decorated it for Christmas, including projected snowfall and dripping icicles! For 2016, Castle Brittahytta was covered in snow … Continue reading

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Delicious Dairy Dalahäst

God Jul! Many of my Christmas traditions are Scandinavian due to my family heritage, especially the food, but they don’t lend themselves to much original edible art…but this year for my Holiday Happy Hour I made Delicious Dairy Dalahäst with … Continue reading

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Holiday Happy Hour 2015

I took a break for 2014, so I was eager to have my Holiday Happy Hour again in 2015! This year had a theme…Crystals & Diamonds! Not only do they go well with ice and snow, but December 13th, 2015, … Continue reading

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Frozen Fractals Sugared Snowflakes

Ever since my mom bought me a fun set of modular mix and match to design your own snowflake cookie cutters, I have had great fun making these Sugared Snowflakes at Christmas time, even though the intricate piping can take … Continue reading

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Holiday Happy Hour 2013

My Holiday Happy Hour was the first week of December this year. So many years it’s been too warm inside for my holiday party even to light candles, let alone turn on the furnace, but this year’s chill more than … Continue reading

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Lighted Presents

For several years I have wanted glowing lighted presents for Christmas yard decorations, but all I found for sale were ones you could see the points of light inside them, and they weren’t big enough anyway. I decided I would … Continue reading

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Holiday Happy Hour 2012

Holiday Happy Hour 2012 last week was another fun evening with 29 adults & 7 kids! Since the last-minute decorate-your-own cookies was so popular last year, I planned ahead with easier gingerbread shapes and a warmer location this year, and … Continue reading

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