Cherries

cherry dishcloth

Whether you have 50’s retro kitchen decor, or just want to add a fun dishcloth to your collection, this pattern is perfect. Continue reading

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Love Dishcloth

Lately I have been busy knitting for a mission team headed to Slovakia.  This has been a great opportunity to use up my stash of cotton yarn and to try some new patterns.

love heart dishcloth

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Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?

footballI grew up listening to Hank Williams Jr. singing the intro to Monday Night Football.  As we are all starting to dream of cooler weather, I must ask “Are you ready for some football?” Whether you cheer for your favorite team on a local, college or professional level, football has a way of uniting people.  Next time you get together to watch your team, why not bake a batch of cupcakes.

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Church Dishcloth

church dishcloth

With the durability of hand knit dishcloths, I have not had reason to knit many lately.  But thankfully I had the opportunity to knit a few for an upcoming mission trip.  This church pattern by Kathy Brundige was perfect for the purpose.

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Lemon Verbena Shortbread Cookies

lemon verbena cookiesOn a recent trip to the Spice and Tea Exchange, I had my daughter pick a new spice to add to our collection.  She picked Lemon Verbena.  Lemon Verbena has a smell reminiscent of tea with a lemony note.

When we got home we decided to add them to a traditional shortbread recipe to create Lemon Verbena Shortbread Cookies.  I wanted to share this recipe with you. Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Native American #22

Native American

Currently there are over 300 federally recognized Indian Reservations spread out around the United States.  An important part of understanding Native American culture is learning how the reservations were established and the struggles they have endured. Continue reading

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AHG Merit Badge Help – Family Helper #2

Family HelperI firmly believe that children of any age can help with chores.  Somewhere between the age of 2 and 3 my children began working along side of me helping to take care of our home.  Granted the quality of work may not have been great, and it would have been quicker for me to do it myself, it taught them both the importance of work, and that we are each part of the family.  As they got older their responsibilities changed and quality of work expected also increased.  Continue reading

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