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Merry Christmas ~ Astrid’s First of Many to Come


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Last evening, on Christmas Eve, I surprised Astrid with the first of many gifts…following in the footsteps of my parents who always let us open one gift on Christmas Eve.

I was happy to see she approved, as you can see in the photos and video of her diving right in on her special hay candy canes, fidget sticks and vines of oat and timothy hay, digging away at her Frosty the Snowman stocking to get at them.

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This morning her tummy was happy again when I presented her special holiday blends and an herbal medley that included cranberry apple mixed with timothy and oats and elder flowers, rose hips, jasmine blossoms, rose petals, and dandelion leaf.

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Yes, she’s a spoiled bunny, but after all she is my child and I do love her so! I want her healthy and happy so that she is able to do the work she has come here to do.

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You can bet I’ll be sharing photos of her exploring her other big gifts in her bunny/faery Wonderland.

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I’ve created our shared dream magickal room to be both functional and fun (so it’s whimsical, but not over the top), and of course filled with Nature’s magick, Cosmic portals, secret Otherworld friends and surprises, and inner child imagination.

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Anyway, just wanted to share the joy of this first Christmas with Astrid and in our new home – which is our big Christmas gift to ourselves and our little furry family (the kitties definitely are also in dreamland with all the places to play, sleep, and check out the critters outside).

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Yesterday was a quiet and perfect Christmas Eve relaxing, Dave went skiing in the morning and this morning, while I’ve wrapped gifts and planted all 105 new succulent babies, ate yummies, watched Netflix, and enjoyed beautiful nature time walking along Zephyr Cove.

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That was lovely being greeted by five ducks who hung out and finding a yellow citrine, heart-shaped stone that embodied Joy’s energy.

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Today, we’re off to spend the holiday with my family this year, so we’re heading down to Reno in a bit here for feasting and gifties in their Winter wonderland Faery home all decked out in Christmas decorations for the festivities.

Wishing everyone a joyous holiday and peace on Earth to all (furry, elemental, organic, human, and the like!)

Enjoy this Christmas Tree Temple off our backyard deck.

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