September 30, 2010
Fall Rain Fun and & Dollar Store Wreath Creation
We had an unexpected off-and-on rain shower today, with thunder, lightning, the whole works! It doesn't happen very often here, so it is a real treat. Of course, the kids had to go splash in the puddles...they loved that! My oldest discovered that two of the kernels she had planted from a ear of corn we had grown have sprouted, in spite of very random waterings...
And we followed up our puddle play time with a warm cup of delicious hot cocoa and marshmallows, and a few candy corn besides. :-)
Yesterday, I got around to making a wreath from a dollar store wreath, leaves, and flowers. First, I painted it a brilliant red....
and then, hot glued on the flowers, leaves, and acorns.
In the process, I got very low on glue, and so I stuck a pen behind the glue in the glue gun to push the remainder forward...I forgot to take the pen out before it cooled. No amount of pulling will get that pen out of that glue gun now! ;-)
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