Some states have elected more than one flower type, but here the usual state flowers. Alabama: Camelia Arizona: Saguaro Cactus Blossom Arkansas: Apple Blossom California: California Poppy Colorado: Rocky Mountain Columbine Connecticut: Mountain Laurel Delaware: Peach Blossom Florida: Orange Blossom Georgia: Cherokee Rose Hawaii: Pua Aloalo …Read more »
Every month is dedicated to a special flower. Here is the list. January is carnation. February is violet. March is daffodil. April is sweet pea. May is lily of the valley. June is a rose. July is larkspur. August is gladiolus. September is aster. October is calendula. November is chrysanthemum. December is narcissus.
Most people know some of the birthstones. Here is the complete picture by months. January: garnet February: amethyst March: aquamarine April: diamond May: emerald June: pearl July: ruby August: peridot September: sapphire October: opal November: topaz December: turquoise
The first year of marriage: Traditional gift is paper & more modern is a clock. The second year: Traditional gift is cotton and the more modern is china. The third year: is leather versus crystal or glass. The fourth year: is flowers, but the modern gift is electrical appliances. The fifth year: is wood versus…Read more »
Wondering what to do with your holiday leftover cranberries? Here is a great recipe. You will need these items: 1/4 cup shortening ( I prefer butter-flavored Crisco) 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 egg 3/4 cup cranberry jelly pulp 1/4 cup cranberry juice 1 1/2 cup flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1 1/2…Read more »
Here is a craft I tried with my preschoolers and they loved it. You will need a small jar with a lid, glue, white glitter, figurine, either tree stickers or a tiny bottlebrush tree. Glue the figurine and tree to inside of lid, or if you prefer place tree sticker behind figurine. I used a…Read more »