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Advent Shadowbox 2012: Day 10, Give a Beehive!

Today is another Giving Day.  Via PlanCanada, we’re donating a Beehive & Beekeeping Kit, and lessons in how to care for and maintain the hive to a family in the developing world. This not only helps a family in need, it contributes to rebuilding the declining bee population. And, as we all know, bees are a vital part of our food chain. You can read […]

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Advent Shadowbox 2012: Day 3, Support the World Wildlife Fund

We are avid supporters of the World Wildlife Fund and their work in supporting diverse species and the environments in which they live.  Today, we will support the fund by making a charitable donation. You can also “adopt” a plush animal, if that suits your taste. The Kermode Bear is a new favourite in our […]

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Advent Shadowbox: Day 4, A Birdseed Wreath

November 30, 2011 4th Day of Advent 25 Days ’til Christmas FEED THE BIRDS Here’s the interior of today’s Advent Shadowbox: And here’s how it looks from the outside: The recipe on the card is taken from the fabulous birdseed wreath tutorial on The Dereila Nature Inn website. This is the wreath that I made as a test product last night: And this […]

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Gone Birds and All Tropical Contest Update

At the beginning of the month, the kids submitted designs to the All Tropical t-shirt competition on behalf of the Ghosts of Gone Birds calling attention to the extinction of bird populations and what we can do about it! All of these outstanding t-shirt designs are now up for viewing and voting at the All Tropical site.  Bea’s […]

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