Alamo the Armadillo

Meet Alamo the Armadillo.  My daughter named this guy Alamo, and since the armadillo is the state animal of Texas, it seemed fitting.

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AHG Badge Help – Social Skills and Etiquette #19

Many of us dislike – yes, loathe is a better word – having to speak in front of a group. Even though being in American Heritage Girls has helped me improve in this area, it can be nerve-wracking.

One of the requirements to earn the Social Skills and Etiquette badge at the PiPa level is to give a short speech. I am currently preparing to teach this badge at camp this summer. One challenge in teaching this at a summer camp is the lack of internet. I have developed a list of speech topics for the class that should not require any research. Continue reading

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A Bunny in my garden

 

Just in time for Easter, this little bunny has hopped off my knitting needles. Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Zoology #18

How does two ladies having tea in Boston in 1895 relate to a boy born in Haiti a little over 100 years before? All history is a web of seemingly unrelated events tied together in unexpected ways. Continue reading

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Berry Sweet

 

Even though it is March, and a little early for strawberry season to begin, I could not wait to share this darling little strawberry keychain with you. Continue reading

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Taco Tuesday

Who doesn’t love tacos.  They can be made with just about anything – chicken, beef, heck even shrimp (you have got to check out this recipe for Shrimp tacos with strawberry mango salsa).  Since they can be eaten with your hands, they are adored by young and old alike. While tacos are yummy, I think I will skip tasting this one and just add my keys and toss it into my bag.  Continue reading

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Handle with Care

I am currently fascinated with quick and easy knits.  This week I will be featuring a collection of keychains. Thankfully this Saguaro cactus does not have any thorns.  Continue reading

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