Growing Vegetables for Victory

A memorable part of Molly’s stories is Mrs. Gilford’s Victory Garden. In my part of the country, it is planting season, so here is Molly helping to plant the Victory Garden! Incidentally, this month in 1942 was when food rationing began in the United States (sugar was the first food item to be rationed). Obviously…

Coming Soon…

My next video is almost done, here is a preview of who is in it!

An AG Geography Lesson

Today, May 21st, 2015 is the 111th anniversary of the commencement of Lewis and Clark’s famous journey. Starting near St. Louis, Missouri, they set forth paddling up the Missouri River on May 21st, 1804. President¬†Thomas Jefferson had charged them with the mission of exploring the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase and hoped they would discover a…

Happy Birthday, Kit!

Happy Birthday Kit Kittredge! If Kit were a real person, she would be 83 years old today! Here are some pictures of Kit celebrating with her basset hound, Grace. They are extra festive with their party hats which I think are perfect for Kit. These recycled projects are perfect for a penny-pincher party and they…

American Girl Reference Chart

When I was a little girl the American Girl Collection was pretty simple. I could happily rattle off each doll’s first and last name along with their year (Felicity Merriman, 1774; Kirsten Larson, 1854; Addy Walker, 1864; Samantha Parkington, 1904; and Molly McIntire, 1944). Then came Josefina, then Kit, then Kaya, and my monologue got…