This month, I am trying to clean out all of my old files. I often have projects that I have completed, and photographed, but failed to share them on my blog.
My daughter made this reversible doll skirt as an Explorer in order to complete her sewing merit badge.
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I have already shared my Texas themed SWAP, now on to the SWAPS that match my classes. I previously shared that I feel like a honey bee flitting from flower to flower. The classes I taught are quite an eclectic mix. First up, Explorer Cake Decorating.
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When teaching the cooking merit badge, it is important that we emphasis safety. Proper handling of foods and cooking foods to the correct temperature are essential to preventing food poisoning.
While the safety guidelines change occasionally, the easiest way to keep up-to-date is by using the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) website. A link can be found here.
The USDA provides all the information needed to complete requirement #18 of the Cooking Merit Badge.
NOTE: The requirements have been simplified here. Please be sure to read the full text in the American Heritage Girl Handbook to make sure you fully understand the requirements.
The cake decorating merit badge is always a favorite with Tenderhearts and Explorers. Today I wanted to share a set of cakes my Explorers created to complete requirement #7. All of these cakes were created from 8 inch round cakes. Continue reading “AHG Badge Help – Cake Decorating #7” →
My guest room doubles as my craft room. In addition to storing my endless stash of yarn, and a closet full of supplies, it contains a twin size bed. I wanted the bed covers to reflect my crafty side, so I decided to make a rag quilt for it.
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