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Well ... eleven workshops later, this will be my last workshop for a while! It has been quite the experience ... one I will never forget. I am so happy to have been able to share the idea of "Making and Keeping Friends" with so many young girls, and working... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Be Me
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The holiday season is definitely a season that brings me JOY! I love the spirit of generosity that is so prevalent this time of year. One of the greatest JOYS in my job over the past four years has been leading the American Patchwork & Quilting One Million Pillowcase Challenge.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Be Me
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Here are the three parts of my project: My project, titled “Free To Be Me,” for girls in my community will focus on running workshops to help younger children (grades K-3) learn about making and keeping friends. Children at such a young age don't realize what being a good friend... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Be Me
Hi . . . My name is Rachel and my Girl Scout Gold Award Project titled, "Free To Be Me" has just been approved by the review committee from the Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey. Yay me! Here is a description of my project: "Free To Be... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Be Me
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... to learn about making and keeping friends. My two youngest workshop attendees! Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Be Me
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Only two more workshops to go! Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Be Me
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These girls were older and much more focused ... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Be Me
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I find it interesting how each group I work with is so different. The group tonight was very quiet and thoughtful. Maybe it had been a long day ... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Be Me
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What was I thinking? And on a school night? Here are both reading groups (kindergarten and first grade) showing off their workshop participation certificates ... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Be Me
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Tonight I did my first "Making and Keeping Friends" workshop. The girls absolutely loved the story I read - Ten Things I love About You by Daniel Kirk. They were happy to share their friendship books with the rest of the group ... Their favorite part of the workshop was... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Be Me
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This is how I spent New Year's Day. How about you! Here's to a happy and healthy 2014. :) Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Be Me
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After testing out the Free To Be Me workshop with my Junior troop (troop 81617), I held a pillowcase workshop with some of my friends. Moda Fabric (United Notions) was so incredibly generous ... they sent me 4 full bolts of fabric, and with a little help from my friends,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Be Me
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Yesterday night I ran my first test workshop. It seemed fitting that I use the troop I have been working with for the past six years (yes ... I started working with this troop when I was 9) as my test troop for the Free To Be Me workshop. Things... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Be Me
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Join the movement today! Get started in three simple steps. Find a participating shop. Make one, two or more pillowcases. You’ll brighten just as many lives. Download free patterns here. Be sure your donation counts! Update our online pillowcase counter by logging in below and adding your number, or send... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Be Me
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Back in August, I sent over 250+ emails to various quilting/fabric/supply stores asking for donations of fabric and thread. I was overwhelmed by the response I received, and would like to publicly thank the following companies for their support: A Stitch in Time - http://www.astitchintimepa.com Almost One of a Kind... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Free To Be Me
I am a traditionalist, although very artistic. I'l really like to try something different. The most outside the box I've gotten is to use ... wait for it ... italic!
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OMG ... that's the funniest thing I've seen in a long time. Loved your reaction!
Toggle Commented Jan 16, 2014 on Will it blow? at Cathy Zielske's Blog
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Maybe you could check with a local high school to see if any of their students could help you with clearing out the rest of the basement. Sometimes, students need community service hours and this would be a great way for someone to get some hours!
Toggle Commented Nov 19, 2013 on Busy Morning at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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So much excitement and so many changes. Be careful not to overdo it. Congratulations!
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Thanks! I was hoping you weren't going to say that! I've just started using PSE and after watching tutorials, reading books and fiddling around myself, I still haven't gotten the hang of it!
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How do you get your pictures to their final 3X4 size? Do you do it in PSE? Do you cut them down from a 4X6? Do you do it by eye? I'm going crazy!
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Rocks are coming out.... Woop there it went! Here one day... Gone the next! All done! Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2012 at The Latest
Posted Mar 29, 2012 at The Latest
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My name is Rachel and I am in seventh grade at Orange Avenue School in Cranford, New Jersey, and a Cadette Girl Scout with Troop 80789 in Edison, New Jersey. Currently, I am working on my Silver Award Project which is aimed at teaching about elementary school age children about... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2012 at Help Hunger In New Jersey
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Had a small fire in the Lord and Burnham greenhouse, 12' X 18'. Fire department put out the fire and sprayed foam all over everything. Need an estimate for complete restoration of greenhouse for insurance company. Please see below. Contact: Donald Feinstein (631) 271-3199 (27 Bowdon Road - Greenlawn, NY... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2011 at Greenhouse Restoration