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Friday, December 4, 2009

A Gardening Gift per Day 12 4 09

When Friday rolls around, holiday weekends can get busy with shopping, decorating and nightly festivities. So why not squeeze in time to make a homemade present? Today’s gardening gift is a hand-made money tree. This is a terrific gift for anyone, kids included but because it is a tree, we’ll consider it one that a gardener would enjoy and cherish.

We received a money tree from a relative a few years back. We never put it away and we never take off any of the bills. Although decorated a bit differently than the instructions listed below, it reminds us that we are always protected in some small way. Call me superstitious. My mother gave me a blessed piece of bread that has never grown moldy. Always having food in our house is equally important.

So to get started with your holiday money tree, click on this internet link for detailed instructions. The Terracota pot is a nice gardening touch. If this tree is too complicated, I am sure there are other options out there for even the creatively challenged like me.

So to end Annie’s Gardening Corner this first week of December, my ‘lucky moment journal’ today is that we still have each bill on our money tree and the inspirational thought is by Benjamin Franklin. “Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.” Celebrate the season and let me know how craft weekend works out. Annie
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