Four Acorns / Quatre graines de chêne
Four Acorns, New Year, 2017, Great Sugar Loaf, Ireland, Wicklow, Irlande, Quatre graines de chêne, Bonne année

Silent Sunday #1

One photo, no words… Happy New Year! New year, new series – This is my first linkup with #SilentSunday on...

Solstice walk in Kilmacurragh / Balade du solstice à Kilmacurragh

On the 18th day of Advent, the acorns went back out to Kilmacurragh Gardens, Co Wicklow, for a solstice walk....

#17 – Rogue One, a Star Wars story

On the 17th day of Advent, Jedi went to watch the newly-released Star Wars™ movie. For him, nothing else mattered....

#16 – Chocolate truffles / Truffes au chocolat

On the 16th day of Advent, the acorns made some chocolate truffles. Well, it was only Mermaid who helped me...

#15 – Festive Film Night / Soirée cinéma

On the 15th day of Advent, the acorns attended a screening of two shorts Christmas movies, Shrek the Halls and Merry...

#14 – Christmas cards / Cartes de vœux

On the 14th day of Advent, the acorns made some Christmas cards. While Squirrel enhanced with stickers the set of cards...

#13 – Letters to Santa / Lettres au Père Noël

On the 13th day of Advent, the acorns wrote and posted their letters to Santa. Once the letters were written...

#12 – Nativity sets / Crèches de Noël

On the 12th day of Advent, the acorns installed the Nativity sets. They have a (rather depleted) Playmobil® set to...

#11 – Outdoor Christmas party / Goûter de Noël en plein air

#11 – Outdoor Christmas party / Goûter de Noël en plein air

On the 11th day of Advent, the four acorns made their way to the Octagon, in the Glen of the...

#10 – Decorate the tree outside / Décorons l’arbre dehors

On the 10th day of Advent, the acorns decorated the tree in front of our house, and helped Brian put...

#9 – Christmas cookies / Biscuits de Noël

On the 9th day of Advent, the acorns made some Christmas cookies. Using the tried-and-tested recipe in The Advent Craft...

#8 – Festival of Lights / Illuminations

On the 8th day of Advent, the acorns put a row of tealights out on the outside window sill. This...

#7 – St. Nicholas Day / La Saint Nicolas

On the 7th day of Advent, the acorns celebrated St. Nicholas Day. As it turns out, our beloved Advent calendar...

#6 – Elf hats / Bonnets de lutin

On the 6th day of Advent, the acorns made their own elf hats. Now I am no expert at sewing...

#5 – Natural Christmas wreath / Couronne de Noël

Using the leftover fir bows from our Christmas tree, we made a natural Christmas wreath to hang on our front...