Tag Archives: Family Living Frontier

It’s a trap

I love working with the Patriot girls in our AHG Troop.  I’m in no way biased when I say, we have the best group of girls around.  Recently they completed the Home Care and Repair Merit Badge.  I tried to … Continue reading

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Spring Wreath

While it is still cold outside, it is never too early to think about spring and work on AHG merit badges.  My daughter recently completed her Home Decorating Merit Badge.

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Bathroom Makeover, Part 4

The beach is our favorite place to vacation. I love spending the day sitting on the beach with my toes in the sand reading a book. Everytime we go, we come home with a collection of shells. I decided they … Continue reading

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Cake Decorating Class for AHG – Frosting

Now for my favorite part of any good cake – FROSTING!  I do admit to being a cake snob. I detest most grocery store cakes. The cake is mediocre at best, and the frosting is extra sweet and greasy.  Together … Continue reading

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Cake Decorating Class for AHG – Sour Cream Cake

Previously I shared with you that I am helping a group of Tenderhearts and Explorers earn their Cake Decorating Merit Badge. We began by going over color theory. As I explained to the girls, cake decorating is like any other … Continue reading

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Cake Decorating Class for AHG – Color theory

This summer Lily is working on her P.R.A.Y Award with a group of her friend. She also wanted to work on her Cake Decorating Merit Badge. Fortunately, I am able to do easy / basic cake decorating. I took my … Continue reading

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Home Care and Repair #17

Over spring break I spent time working around the house. The home we purchased is about 25 years old. It was owned by a lovely sweet older couple. They were in their eighties and sold this house to move into … Continue reading

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National Pet Day and Pet Care Merit Badge

Today is National Pet Day. During my life, I have had a wide array of pets: cats, dogs, fish, gerbil and hermit crabs.  Currently we have a dog – Poppy. She was a rescue dog we adopted about 3 years … Continue reading

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Home Care and Repair, #7

Build a simple wooden birdfeeder, birdhouse or other project using  pre-cut wood (either from a kit or cut by an adult). Learn to use sandpaper, a hammer and nails. This requirement is a lot easier than it may seem. Check … Continue reading

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