It Sure Smells Good Around Here! Great Last Minute Gifts

I just made up about 25 bottles of room spray. Scents I have available are: Apple Jack and Peel   Banana Nut BreadBlueberry CheesecakeCaramel LatteChristmas MemoriesChristmas WishCinnamon BunsFresh LaundryLavenderNana’s KitchenI’m selling them for $5.50 a bottle. They come in a 4 oz, amber colored, spray mist bottle, with a kraft paper label and a fabric accent […]

By |December 15th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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The White 1505 For Sale

I’m ready to part with one of my machines. This is a big step for me. As I was cleaning and tuning up the White 1505 I was thinking to myself what a nice machine it is. I even contemplated keeping for myself, but I really can’t. I have to make more room and go through […]

By |December 4th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Cranberry Drops – Yummy!

My assignment: make some cookies for the annual Christmas Bazaar at church, where the cookie table is very popular. Don’t you get sick of making the same chocolate chip cookie all of the time? Plus, when you go to a bazaar, chances are the table is filled with – what else- chocolate chip cookies. […]

By |December 3rd, 2010|Uncategorized|4 Comments

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The Singer 337 – One Cute Sewing Machine

Singer 337I picked up this Singer 337 off of Craigslist.  The man who owned said that it had been his mother’s and that the last time that it had been used was about a year ago by his granddaughter.  It came in a cabinet, and upon first glance it was very dirty.  After sitting […]

By |November 30th, 2010|Uncategorized|5 Comments

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Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

By |November 24th, 2010|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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The Victory Binding of the American Woman’s Cook Book

The Victory Binding of the American Woman’s Cook Book Wartime Edition 1943I picked up this cookbook at an estate sale over the weekend. I’d never seen one like it before, so I grabbed it. This edition was published in 1943. After I’ve gone through it some more, it’ll most likely end up for sale at Aunt […]

By |November 22nd, 2010|Uncategorized|3 Comments

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The Warm Fuzzy Blanket Is Finished!

The warm, fuzzy blanket all ready for the benefit.I’m very happy with the way this turned out.  It’s just as I’d hoped it would be.  It’s soft, cuddly, and looks nice, too.  It’s about 70 inches by 56 inches – a good size to use while sitting on the couch on a cold evening.  […]

By |November 13th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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A Warm Fuzzy Blanket For A Good Cause

I just picked up some fabric yesterday for a new, quick project.  I will be attending a benefit over the weekend and I wanted to make something that could be raffled off to raise more money.  Of course, this idea occurred to me mere days before the event.  That’s great – another opportunity to work […]

By |November 10th, 2010|Uncategorized|3 Comments

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Pumpkin Cake

I made pumpkin cake for my Mother’s birthday.  I wanted to try something different, so I searched through my collection of community cookbooks.  I found an interesting recipe in a cookbook entitled, Something Special A collection of Ideas and Recipes for the Creative Hostess.  It was compiled by the Professional Members of the Junior […]

By |November 2nd, 2010|Uncategorized|3 Comments

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Community Cookbooks

 A very small sampling of my community cookbooks. I absolutely LOVE community cookbooks.  They’re the cookbooks put out by churches, schools, and other groups, usually as a fundraiser.  They’re also called regional cookbooks.  If they’re vintage, I like them even more.  Oh yeah, if they’re cheap that’s a plus, too.  I look for them […]

By |October 31st, 2010|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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