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What Do I Do With My Amaryllis Now?

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What Do I Do With My Amaryllis Now?
My mom received an Amaryllis - Hippeastrum for the holidays. ‘What do I do with my Amaryllis now?’   Amaryllis is a popular holiday gift plant because the bulbs bloom large, showy flowers indoors and they are affordable. They come in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes.  Amaryllis is tropical and need those same conditions to bloom again.  Here are a few tips: Amaryllis should be placed in a spot that is around 60 degrees F, filtered light with moist but not soakin...
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Candy Cane Mice

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Candy Cane Mice
Another DIY Holiday Decorating idea we've created here at the Kemper Center is Candy Cane Mice. It is a great project to do with kids and the volunteers seemed to have fun making them, as well. We thought it would be something the children would like while visiting the Kemper Center along with all the other holiday decorations. This also follows our theme: ‘Tall Tales: Anything with a Tale or a Tail." The pattern was found on marthastewart.com. Download the pattern and trace it onto a str...
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Posted in: Winter | Tags: Christmas , Mice , Decorations , Holidays | Comments (0) | View Count: (175)

Find Henry

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Find Henry
The Kemper Center holiday tree will be up the first week in December. Come by and see the decorations that were made by our staff and volunteers. Hopefully, it will inspire your holiday decorating. Don’t forget to bid on the Gourdaments and/or Vote for your favorite. Our holiday sleigh will be available for your yearly family photos, make sure to bring your cameras. A new fun activity at the Kemper Center this year is ‘Where is Henry?’.  Find where Henry Shaw is hiding a...
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