Category Archives: Crafts

3 Gingerbread Houses and a Bento Lunch

My 11 year old nephew, 17 year old niece and I each made Gingerbread houses this year to enter in my towns contest. I won for my age category (19 and over) and for People’s Choice! My niece won in … Continue reading

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Corn Husk Angel Tutorial Food and Crafts

Sometimes I pick a topic I am interested in and present it to my garden club. It saves money on a speaker (I don’t accept payment from my club) and it gives me the opportunity to research a topic. In … Continue reading

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100 Summer Activities for Tween and Teen Boys

Update: See the end of this post for an update on the changes we made to the list. We completed 100 activities but we did make many changes along the way. This summer I will have my nearly 11 year … Continue reading

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Gardening Trivia Game

I created this Garden Themed Trivia game similar to my Tea Party Trivia Game. You canĀ  print (cut and glue or tape) these and use them at a party. There are 59 cards in this set. The photo on the … Continue reading

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2nd Flower Show Entry

My Garden Club district had a flower show and I entered in the Special Exhibits (Arts & Crafts) category. There were 4 advanced reservation spots available to decorate a door panel. The name of the Class was “A Warm Welcome”. … Continue reading

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Marbled Easter Eggs

My niece and I have a tradition of decorating blown out eggs for Easter. Each year we try a different technique but keep with the blue and white color scheme. For this year (our 5th time) we experimented with 4 … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Houses and Bento Lunch

This year my 10 year old nephew and I each made Gingerbread houses for a contest in my town. Rules: they need to incorporate a candy cane, they can’t be larger than 12 inches by 12 inches, only the base … Continue reading

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