Tag Archives: Waldorf

Woodland Wings and Birthday Rings


My little girl has just turned four. I have no idea where the time has gone. As I sit here writing this I cannot help but smile at all of the wonderful memories she has given me; that both of … Continue reading

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Midsummer Fae – a donkey short


It is a tradition to make fairy houses at midsummer. It is the time they will visit your garden to celebrate the Summer Solstice, singing and dancing into the wee hours. The morning of the solstice, both Emily and Toby … Continue reading

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My Little Atelier


I have a couple of preferred websites when it comes to birthdays and present buying occasions for the children. I have found it quite difficult over the years to find quality alternatives that aren’t plastic or centered around popular culture … Continue reading

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Calling in the May!


  What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about Mayday? Personally, with me it is the maypole. The maypole is said to represent two things. In times gone by our ancestors believed that spirits … Continue reading

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Waldorf Dolls and Houses in Trees


When I was a little girl, there was always a feeling of dreamlike enchantment when I went to play at friends houses from Waldorf families. Looking back I don’t know if it was the light, breathy atmosphere that their homes … Continue reading

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Unicorn in the Forest and a few FOs


We have been going a little sewing mad this week. A friend told me about a shop in Chester that sells wool felt – not the nasty acrylic kind! Toby has had a little gnome production line going on – … Continue reading

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Castles, Diamonds and Easter Eggs


    Wow – what a week it has been. After a very unexpected snowfall, which was totally out of character here this time of year, we have been working hard in preparation for Ostara and Easter. The egg, an … Continue reading

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A Viking Birthday


Oh my, where to begin…   It was my son’s 10th birthday a couple of weeks ago. This was something that, if I am honest, I was a little sad about. The time has gone so very quickly and reaching … Continue reading

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Fairy Caves


My little girl, Emily worried about the fairies a couple of nights ago as we walked home through the snow. She asked what the sparkles were on the ground and Toby and I told her it was where the fiaries … Continue reading

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Panic!


Phew, what a manic couple of months it’s been! You know, when everything seems to happen at once? We have taken the decision, after several years of problems at our son’s school, to home educate. It is something I had … Continue reading

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