Making a Sit-Upon for Girl Scouts

I received a box of fantastic products from Fairfield World to play with and use in creating.  The project and ideas area all mine. I think the first project I remember making as a Brownie all those years ago was sit-upon.    If you have no idea what a sit-upon is, I am guessing you were never active in Girl Scouts.  If you were, you missed out but it’s not …

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Blueberry Cheesecake with Lemon Crust

I used my mom’s cheesecake recipe (the BEST cheesecake in the entire world) and modified the crust to include a box of Girl Scout cookies.  The Savannah Smiles did not disappoint.  the dessert was amazing.  It was so yummy that I am sharing the blueberry cheesecake with lemon crust here so you can make it too!  After all, what is one to do with a dozen plus extra boxes of …

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SWAPS and More SWAPS with Free Printable

Here are some great ideas for SWAPS and more SWAPS.  I tend to think that Girl Scouts are great at creating and with a page full of sayings alongside crafty materials, they are all set.  If you are new to this whole SWAPS thing and wondering what it is…here you go.  They are Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere.  The girls trade them at events, camps and with each other to …

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Girl Scout Character Bags with Rainbow Flowers

I am so excited that this year I am one of the three leaders for ZoZo’s Junior Girl Scout troop.  I created these bags to use to kick of the year at our first meeting and am happy to share that the girls LOVE them and what they stand for.  Here’s the deal.  Ten year olds are learning about being responsible for their belongings, their calendars and their relationships.  This …

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Summer Camp Mail To Support New Friendships

Zoe is leaving for Girl Scout camp TODAY and we are so ready and excited for her.  She is going alone and having a little anxiety about making new friends.  We get to drop off mail for her at the Trading Post so we created a package a day that will support her for her first time at sleepover camp.  This summer camp mail to support new friendships is awesome …

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SWAPS Ribbon Rainbows for Girl Scouts

I love SWAPS and everything about this entire new thing in Girl Scouts, added since I was a little girl.  These SWAPS ribbon rainbows are so easy to make and super bright.  I love the little message that goes with them and love that making them teaches stitching skills. If you are wondering, what are SWAPS?  Here you go…SWAPS are Special.Whatchamatcallits.Affectionately.Pinned.Somewhere.  In everyday people terms, a SWAP is a small handmade crafty …

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Create a Ceramic Platter for Girl Scout Cookies

Learning about creating with Duncan Ceramics is such a fun journey!  Here are the steps that I used to create this ceramic platter for displaying our Girl Scout cookies at sales booths this season.  Everyone loves them!  I have had tons of requests to make them for people so I thought I would share how I did it here and send them all in to their local studios to create …

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