Category Archives for "handicrafts"

pancake

Pancake Mix in a Jar

By Holly Giles | handicrafts , Recipes

I always seem to need a last minute gift. Do you? I enjoy giving homemade items like the pancake in a jar because I believe it is a thoughtful gift, and it definitely helps our budget. Pancake mix in a jar is fun and easy. I keep many jars of preserves and jam we have made throughout the year and […]

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cookies

Cowboy Cookies in a Jar

By Holly Giles | handicrafts , Recipes

 Cowboy cookies are a favorite around the Frontier. Every few years we put them on our gift giving list. They are always a hit and I want to share them with you! First, you need a couple of eager kitchen helpers.   Lining up jars, measuring, pouring and covering the floor with flour is their specialty.  Children love to participate in […]

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whistles

Immersion Learning with Bamboo Whistles

By Holly Giles | Boy Crafting , Florida , handicrafts , homeschooling , popular

 Learning to create something with your own hands like whistles, can be one of the greatest educational lessons.  Setting a goal, overcoming obstacles and developing a sound that can irritate your mother is all it takes to succeed in whistle making. Crockett loves to work with his hands. He is always building, figuring and crafting something that requires a saw […]

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