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Homemade 'Vicks Vapor Rub' The sickies.

Homemade 'Vicks Vapor Rub'

We all get them. Maybe we don’t all call them the sickies. Maybe you have a more ‘grown up’ name to call it. The point is, we all feel like total poop from time to time. And sometimes we don’t even feel that bad, but have to deal with the snotties, the stuffies, or the coughies. Especially in the winter. Yep. My kids like it better than the store bought version too! Garden-Based Learning » Activities. Dig Art!

Garden-Based Learning » Activities

Home | Benefits | Eco Arts | Activities | Resources | Gallery | Toolkit Adapt these activities to the age, interest, and skill levels of your group. All activities are in printable PDF format. Click on the topic heading for background information and connections to NYS Learning Standards. “Garden arts, theater, music, and dance are not merely interesting spectacles for entertaining community. ~from Digging Deeper: Integrating Youth Gardens into Schools and Communities by Joseph Kiefer and Martin Kemple. Dehydrating Okra (with an Okra Snack Recipe) Are you exploring the world of dehydrated vegetables?

Dehydrating Okra (with an Okra Snack Recipe)

Many gardeners are these days, including me. This is fairly new territory, but one that is expanding quickly for two reasons: (1) Health foodies are discovering the joy of seasoned veggie chips made in the oven or the dehydrator. (2) Seasoned gardeners are expanding their gardens in response to food prices. How to make a plant identification or gardening stakes USA. Paracord Projects. Easy 15 Minute Drawstring Bag Tutorial. This is the easiest, fastest, funnest little bag ever.

Easy 15 Minute Drawstring Bag Tutorial

I had just bought my son’s little friend this set of blocks and knew from experience that the little tub they come in wouldn’t last long. I had made the same bag for my kids’ blocks and thought it would be a nice addition to the gift. Plus when he opens it he doesn’t have to wait an hour for mom to get the package open, that’s the worst. And when he is done playing, they already have a home for easy pick up and storage. I was able to be the first one to get my hands on a fox applique from my sister, super cute and super easy. Here is how to do it: Supplies: fat quarter of fabric. Measurements and Cutting: If you have a pre-cut fat quarter you’re set. With a 22 inch side at the top, press and fold over each side with a hot iron.

Now sew each fold just down the center and off the side just like the fold. Press the same 22 inch side over a quarter inch with an iron. Then fold over again about ¾ inch and press again. Scrappy Felt iPad Cover ▽▼▽ My Poppet : your weekly dose of crafty inspiration. Crafty Projects Found Elsewhere. Inspired by Five Green Acres' Rumpelstiltskin Challenge (which started about two weeks ago but I am just crashing the party now), I too am digging into my ample fabric stash to make some of those things I have been meaning to make for months, or in some cases, even years.

Crafty Projects Found Elsewhere

Plus, this challenge fits so nicely with the statement on my New Year's Manifest --you know, the one where you use what you already have? So, here I am, reporting for duty, project number one completed. And not only did I use fabrics that came from my languishing stack of japanese print canvas fabrics and the rainbow array of Kona solids I have amassed (which I rarely use, but never can seem to resist buying more when I visit Crafty Planet --it may be a sickness for which I have not yet been diagnosed), but I also get bonus points for using the nesting fabric boxes tutorial I purchased some time ago from The Cookie Jar .

Double Heart Spiral Card. I know, I know, everyone has made a spiral card by now. But have you thought about what would happen if you made a spiral that didn't start as a circle? And what if you made two spirals, and joined them above the card crease to make a card that could open 180°? Now that's interesting. I like the X-form heart you can create at the center. Animal Pop-Up Cards. My group made this pop-up card to illustrate the pets they have or would like to have. It gave a dimensional effect to the project. Here are the directions: 1. Fold two pieces of paper in half. Put one aside.Starting at the folded edge, cut a line. 2. 3. Put your finger on the top triangle and push down.

Put your finger on the bottom triangle and do the same thing. Green Walls: Integrating Nature into Buildings. In recent years, green roof technology has become an accepted sustainable design strategy as the benefits and advantages have become better known and proven design options have become more available. A corresponding interest is emerging among designers and owners who are also considering installing vegetated green walls on the outsides of their buildings or on interior walls. There have been a number of historical or traditional strategies to add vegetation to walls, such as installing a trellis system, but recently the option of truly living walls has become viable.