Author Archives: lifeofmommab

AHG Badge Help – Engineering #1

You probably remember the Sunday School lesson we heard as children about the wise man who built his house upon the rock. And let’s not forget the foolish man who built his house upon the sand.  And of course you … Continue reading

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Badge Help – Runaway Slaves

Well, here it is the last Friday in February. The new year is already slipping away.  Before we know it, spring will be here.  But instead of borrowing trouble from tomorrow, I am going to focus on today.  I set … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Corn Husk Dolls

During the month of February I am focusing on the Freedom Seekers Merit Badge since it is Black History Month.  Requirement #12 of Freedom Seekers has the girls make a corn husk doll and write a story about their doll. … Continue reading

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Tea on the go

Nothing is better on a cold day, than a comforting cup of tea! This simple knit teabag pouch is perfect for carrying 2 or 3 tea bags and a couple of packets of sugar. No more searching at the bottom … Continue reading

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When pigs fly!

  Did you know that the phrase “When pigs fly!” originated from a Scottish Proverb… Pigs may fly, but it is not likely. While this delightful guy may never take flight, he did fly off my knitting needles.

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Amazing Grace – Freedom Seekers #8

Many of us are familiar with the song “Amazing Grace”. Today it is often associated with funerals and the promise of our eternal life. During the Civil War it was popular with slaves and abolitionists, and encouraged them to seek … Continue reading

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Curly Snake

  I am absolutely infatuated with these curly snakes. But please do not tell my husband – he HATES snakes.

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