Once the FireWORKS and all the Patriotic Celebrations were shared and over, I hit a blank wall...which is somewhat like a Genealogist's Brick Wall in that I didn't know what to do next. Bet you are having a hard time believing that happens to me...you know...
For those of you are Fabric Junkies, you probably notice that fabric follows what is 'Trending', as they say in the social media world. For instance when there is an event that triggers a wave of 'Patriotic Passion', it is quickly reflected throughout jus...
August Fairest of the months! Ripe summer's queen The hey-day of the year With robes that gleam with sunny sheen Sweet August doth appear. ~R.CombeMiller~ Obviously R.C. Miller was not from Texas. I'd have to rewrite a line or two or four to read... Hott...
If 'Waste Not-Want Not' was a part of a persons DNA that was handed out in the 'WasteNot Want Not DNA Line' then I'm pretty sure I was both 'First and Last' in line. First so I got my fair share and Last to get whatever was Leftover. I mean, there is some ...
In our home, calendars hang on the wall, lay open on desks, clip on file folders, pop up on my Smart Phone and occupy the center pocket of my work apron. Each of them serve a purpose. HiHoney uses the kitchen wall calendar to keep track of the lawn wateri...
1950's MAGIC To MAKE vs 2015's FAST & EASY
Although Butterick Patterns historically never dated patterns either on the envelope or instruction sheet as other pattern companies did, th
CollectInTexas Gal Photo Featured on 'A Sunday Drive'
I received a comment/notice from Jerry Beuterbaugh, author/blogger of As The Crackerhead Crumbles , that the above photo has been included i
Simplicity 1950's Patterns In June cont...TEENAGE REBEL Revealed
Even if you are not a 'Sewing/Pattern/Notion Collector' you will be interested in what I found in the 1953 Simplicity Pattern posted about y
Former Flour Sacks w/Dresser Scarf Sleeves Peddler
As a 'Vintage Linen Collector', I think I must have been a 'Chiffonnier' in a former life. How else can I explain a life long attraction to
Reflection Connections I've enjoyed watching your childhood in Texas - quite a contrast to mine in PA. Yet here we are Blogland friends and