Sunday, December 01, 2013

Day 1: Wylde Kingdom Advent Calendar!

I'm trying to be all Christmas positive this year.

It is not going well.

So I'm faking it.

Last year, we found this awesome crafty advent calendar: Artisans in Miniature 2012 Advent Calendar. There were 25 really awesome miniature crafts behind those doors (though they don't seem to work now). And that got me thinking about maybe something to do for this year.

I don't have something awesome to offer you each day like a crafty thing like that. But I can post you a picture.

So here goes.

Day 1 -

Hanging the wreath on the door of the Green Elephant - 2013

Wish me luck. One picture, 25 days in a row. I can probably do that.

Fa la la la la la la la meh.

- Miri

P.S. Lenore Wylde, if you are reading this. PLEASE EMAIL ME. I saw your comment. I can't imagine how it is you have internet access, but it's awesome that you do. Email me - miranda at mirandawandering dot com PLEASE. I would really, really love to hear from you. Hope you're reading this and you email me, kiddo! Talk to you soon? 

EDIT: Or post here! You could post here too! You have blog access, right? RIGHT! Post! Anything! Just... just email me or something. Okay? 


  1. Good start! Happy Advent.

  2. Thanks, Serenata! So far, so good. I haven't figured out today's picture yet. That's not good. Day 2 and I'm already stuck. I'm sure it'll come to me. Happy Advent to you too! And a very wonderful December!

  3. Nice photo! Maybe your mini advent calendar will put you in the holiday mood over time. ;-) xo Jennifer

  4. Thanks, Jennifer. And here's hoping! Can't hurt, right? Right.

  5. You're off to a good start Miranda! sometimes it's hard to get into the Christmas spirit. But you are giving it your best! :-)

  6. Thanks, DLSarmywife!! Well, I figure it's like how they tell you when you're sad, to smile and eventually just the act of smiling will make you feel happier. Some kind of psychology thing or something. So maybe if I ACT festive, I'll start FEELING more festive. It's worth a try! :)

  7. Hello, Miss Miranda,

    I just woke up and saw your post. I will email you right away.

    My email is



  8. YAAY!!! Awesome, Lenore. Thanks, kiddo!

  9. Not in the Christmas spirit either... maybe it will come in a few days. If not, I will simply look at your brave efforts :-)

  10. Hello from Spain: Happy Advent. The photo is fabulous .. Keep in touch

  11. Hey Veronique! Well, I hope I can help! I think there are a lot of people who aren't feeling the Christmas spirit this year. It's sad. So if I can help, I want to! I'm feeling merrier already! *pixie hugs*

    Thank you, Marta! Hello! I'm glad you liked it!

  12. Anonymous9:56 AM

    25 days of Miranda sounds rad. Looking good, Miri. :)

    - Lily

  13. Aww, Lily. What a sweet thing to say. Thank you. And thanks for stopping by! Missed you!!!

  14. Great Start - and you look Mighty MahVlelous on those little steps too! Just reminded me that somewhere I actually bought an advent tree somewhere somehow someday??? Oh Well, next year for that one LOL! Love the music selections too - Miranda yoU RocK!

  15. Hey, thanks Tiggy! I love those steps. They actually fold into a chair! (The chair I was standing on to take the moose picture, matter of fact). They're handy things to have around!

    Glad you liked the music! I'm really enjoying your advent pictures on your blog! And I look forward to seeing the Advent tree next year! :)