Tag Archives: Christmas

Seasonal Centerpiece

Recently I stumbled upon several projects my daughter completed as an Explorer.  To complete the Home Decorating Merit Badge, she created a set of interchangeable Seasonal centerpieces.   Advertisements

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Hair Ties for Operation Christmas Child

My daughter and I were excited to find a cute sewing project that she could make to include in our troops Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes.  Using up my stash of scrap fabric she was able to make these adorable hair … Continue reading

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Away in a Manger

Even though Christmas is technically over, I wanted to share with you one of my Christmas knitting projects and did not want to wait until next year.  I found this amazing free pattern for an ornament that depicts the nativity … Continue reading

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Snowflake Cupcakes

I just finished making 50 cupcakes for our American Heritage Girls Christmas party.  The theme was Winter Wonderland.  The Explorer who planned the event for her Lewis and Clark Award wanted everything decorated blue with snowflakes.  I was happy to … Continue reading

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Homemade Clay Ornaments

I was super excited to have my nieces spend a week with me over Christmas break.  Together we made home-made ornaments for the tree. The week before they arrived I made a batch of Air Dry Clay (see the recipe … Continue reading

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DIY Crayon Ornaments

Every year the kids make a new ornament for their tree.  Every year we make something different.  This year we made crayon ornaments.

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12 Days of AHG Christmas

Earlier this fall, while riding to our troop’s National Day of Service Event, with a van full of PiPa’s, they started singing Christmas Carols.  Why they chose to sing them in September, I am not sure. Long story short, after … Continue reading

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