Author Archives: lifeofmommab

April the Giraffe

Have you been following the internet sensation of April the Giraffe?  If you have missed it, a giraffe at Animal Adventure Park, April, is pregnant.  A video monitor has been set up in her stall and you can watch her … Continue reading

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Baby Panda

Recently, I knitted a group of small toys that were donated to a local charity.  I found an adorable free pattern for a baby panda.

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AHG Badge Help – Let’s Talk #4

Communication is an important part of everyone’s life. No wonder American Heritage Girls has devoted an entire badge to it. How we communicate is ever changing.  Gone are the days to slipping hand written notes into each other’s locker.  The … Continue reading

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Holey Hat

Have you seen these ponytail hats?  Unlike a regular hat, there is room for a ponytail or bun to come through the hole?

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AHG Badge Help – Nature and Wildlife #4

The American Heritage Girls Nature & Wildlife merit badge, is a popular badge for girls.  Regardless to their age. there is something about being outside and enjoy the Creator’s work that is calming. Requirement #4 of the badge has the … Continue reading

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Finding Joy

Several years ago, my aunt introduced me to the writings of Andy Andrews when she sent me his book, The Noticer, one Christmas.  I have since read several of his books, including his most recent, Finding Joy. Finding Joy is … Continue reading

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Slush Hat

Last week I shared a basic beanie made with chunky yarn.  If you prefer a hat with a little more texture, then this is the hat for you. Using chunky yarn it knits up quickly and since the pattern is … Continue reading

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