How our Heads, Hearts, Hands, and Health have been Shaped by 4-H:

As two girls born and raised in Iowa many things have shaped us into the women we are today. One of those “things” was our love and passion for 4-H. We were not your stereotypical 4-Her that many think of when you hear or discussion 4-H, but we believe that organization gave us many experiences and skills we use today as adults.

Many of you know, but 4-H stands for Head, Heart, Hands, and Health. Below we each give our take on each of the four Hs.

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Jess

Head

As many of you know that 4-H “show” at the fair. Anything from cows to chickens to bake goods to science projects. There different categories that fit all kinds of interests. There were times that I bit off more than I could chew, but learning to manage time as the fair approached was key to making sure that I was able to exhibit all of projects I worked on. Some of the my favorite projects include making my grandmother’s cinnamon rolls, sewing and modeling a dress, and giving presentations on various topics. Some other favorite memories are some projects that didn’t turn out as well – aka my table runner that I tried to sew and turned out horrific! I can still laugh about it. Read More

Favorite Vintage Finds

We have been sharing our favorite finds this month on Instagram. The items include anything from our favorite places to our favorite short cuts to our favorite podcasts. As sisters we share a lot of things in common, but we are still in different stages of our lives and have many different favorite things. That being said, one thing we do share is a love for vintage items. It is in our blood from our grandparents to our parents. Here are a few of our favorite things: Read More