STAR M PLANTATION ~ ~ A CHRISTMAS EVENT
To celebrate our nation's traditional family holiday, Christmas,
we open the day after THANKSGIVING from 9:00 A.M. until dark.
Group events can be scheduled in October, November and December. The first weekend of December Star M will feature "The Salvation Army's Christmas Food Bank" Bring canned foods to donate to the Salvation Army and receive your choice of a free bag of popcorn, a cold soda, or ice cream cone.
Weekends, a free fragrant cup of hot cider awaits you in the Gift shop. Buy State of Texas Ornaments, Jingle Bell wreaths, candle lanterns, and other seasonal gifts. Picnic; play games; take a wheeled train ride through Wolf Wallow Forest. Have a picture taken on a sleigh ride. Enjoy a hay ride down Red Fox Run. Take a moment at the "Chapel on the Hill" to ponder "THE REASON FOR THE SEASON".
Choose and cut a tree in the fields or select a freshly harvested
fir tree displayed in a stand and water in the barn. We sell the
very best stands. Visit Mrs. Claus Work Station in the barn to select Christmas
wreaths. Call early to buy a Gift certificate for a friend.
Virginia pines and Leyland Cypresses in the fields are $25 up. FRESHLY
HARVESTED FIR TREES are $50 up. The prices include a net
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We would like
to share with you Mcnew Star M Christmas Tree Plantation cookie
recipe for the season, Yummy Toffee Bars. Make up a batch. Let
us know if you could eat just one bar.
(Fun to make --
more fun to eat)
oven at 350° F to preheat. Grease 11x7x1-1/2 pan. Sift
flour and salt. Add oatmeal. Combine butter, sugars, vanilla
and egg in large Mixer bowl. Cream on no. 7 speed for 2 min.
Add flour mixture. Beat on No. 3 speed about 1 min. Bake about
25 min. Cool 10 min. Melt Chocolate over hot water, stirring
until smooth. Spread over baked batter. Sprinkle with nuts.
Cool in pan. Cut in bars Makes 2 dozen.
cup sifted all purpose flour
1/4 teasp. salt
1/2 cup uncooked oatmeal
1/2 cup soft butter or margarine
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teasp. vanilla
1 egg, unbeaten
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped nuts
Children's rainy day activity: Christmas ornament to
hang on the tree.
You will need:
One card board insert from a toilet tissue roll.
Hand held hole punch
Decorative Christmas ribbon or cord- 10 inches (can adjust length to hang on
Glitter in a sprinkle bottle
An old shirt
Work table with plastic cover
Have child wear the old shirt. Arrange supplies on a plastic covered table.
Punch two holes in the card board insert opposite of each other. Pull cord
of ribbon through both holes. Tie a knot. Hold insert over table and spray
the insert with glue. While still holding the insert by the cord over the
table sprinkle glitter all over the insert until insert is covered with
glitter. Can use two or more colors. Hang by cord to dry. After drying,
other personalized decorations can be added. Use your imagination!