Cinnamon Ornaments

I wanted to share this before Christmas, but it just didn’t happen.  What with Christmas week and all.  Because this year, we celebrated for a week.  Anywhoo, as part of our celebration we made these awesome smelling cinnamon ornanments from this blog.    They were super easy, just applesauce, cinnamon, and a little bit of glue.  Clara wasn’t really into them.  She made like two and then took off.  I suspect it was because I told her she couldn’t eat the dough even though she wanted to and they smelled so good.
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Drew was super into  them, though mostly because of his love of the angel and Pooh Bear cookie cutters.

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Nancy also got in on the action and I made a little handprint ornament with her and after it was dry labled the back so that I’ll remember whose little handprint it is.  I put a hole in the top of each of them with a straw and after drying them in the oven we added some ribbon and they got a special place on our tree.  Even after we were gone for a week, I could still smell the cinnamon when I walked in the door.  Super!

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4 Responses to “Cinnamon Ornaments”


  1. 1 Karen December 30, 2010 at 3:52 pm

    I can contest, they smelled really good, could smell them all day, the hand print was the hardest of any of the ornaments, fun for the kids and they will last for years!

  2. 2 carrita December 30, 2010 at 5:45 pm

    Super cool! Maybe we could see them next week.

  3. 3 Rick December 30, 2010 at 5:49 pm

    “celebrated for a week”? I thought it was the twelve days of Christmas.


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