Monthly Archives: August 2013

Pauline E. Turco’s New Book “The Crown Top Book”

Mama collected perfume bottles as a youngster and a teen. She had shelves in her room that held her collection. Back then in the 1930’s and 40’s perfume could be bought at the variety stores and the Five and Dime stores. … Continue reading

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DON’T LOOK BRIAN!!! The Crazy Quilt Challenge.

My friend, Brian Haggard, to whom I have never met, is a quilter and quilt book author amongst other fascinating things. We got together on the internet after my friend Pat wrote him and ordered his first book. He does … Continue reading

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Carrot Pie, Retreat Dinner, and other Original Personal Recipe

Well, if you know me, you know I cook. I mainly cook simple things that people will eat. I never cook a little. I always cook so I can freeze leftovers. At our mini retreat last week I did a … Continue reading

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What I Accomplished at Our Mini Mt. Eagle Retreat

 You never know what to take to a retreat. Well, I would like to take the whole studio, but I can’t. I always take my rolling desk chair, or I would not be able to walk after sewing 12 hours. … Continue reading

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Stitching Petit Point and Needlepoint Doll Chair Cushions

I have been doing needlepoint and petit point for years. A couple of years back I started making cushions for doll and doll house chairs for a friend. I get to go out and junk for the chairs, and then, I … Continue reading

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A Gift of Five Hand-Painted China Plates

I collect hand-painted china plates. I pick them up when they are pretty and cheap. Some are old and some are new. I have a bunch and even have quite a few Mama painted. The other day there was a knock … Continue reading

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FC Class of 1969 has a Little Bitty Reunion to See Shara

Sharon called the other night and invited me to go to Little Rock Friday to see Shara and meet other graduation class members from the 1969 class at Forrest City for lunch. We decided we’d meet in Perryville and ride … Continue reading

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