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.
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