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Cat Scratch Circles from Recycled Pizza Boxes

After a BIG pizza party, Belle and I decided to put together a few cat scratch pads to donate to our local humane society. For our first pad, I used a rotary knife and a quilt ruler to measure off … Continue reading

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Belle’s Nook Hook

Belle and I “enhanced” a project I saw on FaveCrafts, called Bed Pockets. She has been itching to learn how to use her new sewing machine, and I am desperate for her to start putting her electronics in a safe … Continue reading

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Converting a Full-sized Bed Frame into a Daybed

And to make Marti happy. . . although, my mother is still not talking to me about the fact that I cut her mother’s bed in half, I have managed to pull a family heirloom out of storage and actually … Continue reading

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Poinsettia Hair Clips

My brownie troop wore these easy-to-make hair clips when we went Christmas caroling at a senior center. We glued some to hair clips for the girls, and the rest to clothes clips to hand out to the residents, who could … Continue reading

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Santa Letter for New House

Worried about Santa not finding your house on Christmas Eve?┬áThe kids and I put together the following letter for the children of friends who have very recently moved. Naturally, their young children were worried about confusing Santa. We printed out … Continue reading

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Jack-o-Lantern in a Bag SWAP

I just love the idea of SWAPS for girl scouts. (If you don’t know this means, check out what girl scouts has to say about SWAPS.) I came up with this idea for a SWAPS event just before Halloween. We … Continue reading

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My Baby Belle is Turning “9”

Sniff, sniff – time flies! Here they are basking in the glow of her birthday Nook.

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Starting a Daisy or Brownie Troop

Tips & Resources for New Girl Scout Leaders As a new Daisy girl scout leader, I felt completely overwhelmed by the thought of keep 20+ wiggly, giggly little girls occupied for a whole year of meetings. These are just a … Continue reading

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Ending the Summer Cowgirl-Style

Although we have already started school, I thought it would be nice to get the girls in our Girl Scout Troop all together for some fun before school starts for them. One of the moms suggested horseback riding at a … Continue reading

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Too Cute = Girl Scout Vest Pillow

I have said it before and I will say it again – as a Girl Scout leader, I love Making Friends.com. I find the cutest ideas on this site. Our family is all about scouts (cub, girl and boy). We … Continue reading

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