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Danielle Vargason
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Meet Rosemary, 96 years old!
Rosemary is 96 years old, almost 100! She was my mothers doll in the 1920s. She's a big girl, and does need to go the doll hospital but so precious. My dear mama had her at the doll hospital in the 60s and she was beautiful when she returned but needs to go...

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Spanish Rice
This Spanish Rice dish, ala 1950s, was made using the recipe for the Tomato Relish on my cooking page.. he re

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Amish Cookbook, Wonderful Good Cooking!
 Soon after we were married in the 1970s, we made a road trip back to Iowa to visit my husband's family. As a California girl, I'd never  been to the Midwest. My family were all located in Washington State so when we did take a trip, it was up and down the ...

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Coastal Cookery Cookbook
 This is another of my mama's cookbooks. Coastal Cookery, 1947. I'm not sure who published it but it does have a map on the inside...I believe it was given to her when my dad was stationed in North Carolina at Camp LaJune after WWII. Mom worked in the Hospi...

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Recipes
I've been thinking of making a separate blog on cooking. I've inherited tons of good recipes, many of them from the 1930s through 1990s. Basic cooking is always a good thing to know, especially as food prices have risen so much. Its so much cheaper and bett...

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Happy 4th of July
Wishing you a Happy 4th. We got a new flag in our new place. Made in USA flag too! Here are some vintage postcard graphics to celebrate the holiday. As you know, old postcards are a favorite of mine.

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Thursday Musings
I just finished this stitching and will get this one and the matching one for dogs in my shop soon. Have to frame them. I rather like these new patterns from Urban Threads . Different and fun to stitch! I'll be opening my shop in August. I want to stitch up...
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