Happy St. Patrick’s Day! To help my daughter be pinch proof today, I made her a headband. I began with a free shamrock pattern I found on the To Live A Life blog. It is basically three hearts that were sewn together.
I attached it to a plastic headband with some hot glue. Next week (after St. Patrick’s Day) I will be able to remove it easily. The hot glue will simply peel off. Continue reading “Pinch Proof” →
What grandparent does not appreciate gifts made by the grandchildren? What can three kids make that will not cost a fortune? But more importantly, what can they make that a grandfather would actually appreciate?
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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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Recently my brother-in-law hit had a birthday. The BIG ONE! He joined the ranks of us over the hill folks. He’s now old!! Yes, that’s right he turned 40. (Hey, I can say that I too am 40).
We celebrated with a quiet evening at home. For his birthday, I made him a candy bar bouquet. It had 40 candy bars.
This project began with a metal pot I picked up at the Dollar Tree. I added a layer of glass marbles, I already owned, to give it some weight. Next, I cut a piece of styrofoam to fit inside the pot. Using my hot glue gun I attached Snickers bar to the outside of the pot. I then attached bamboo skewers to the remaining candy bars. All that was left was to insert the skewers into the pot with a little tissue paper.
This was really easy to make and my brother-in-law seemed to enjoy it. It should last him a little while.
St. Patrick’s Day is only one week away. But have no fear, with this quick project you will not be caught without something green.
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