Monthly Archives: November 2013

Count Your Thanksgiving Blessings

My friend, Brenda Cahill, from here is always going to the flea markets and finding the neatest stuff. She has brought me jars of buttons for years. Wonderful buttons. Buttons of all shapes and sizes and materials. She has never … Continue reading

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Paper Snowflakes with Hidden Names and Magazine Pictures

Some of my latest snowflakes were made to mail to my students at the that were supposed to go to the Quilters Pow Wow in Waggoner, OK. (The state took over the Western Hills Resort to remodel and the retreat was … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Top Made from Given Sixteen Patch Blocks

Okay, who gave me the 16 patch blocks? Someone did in the last few months. I am given so much  can’t ever remember who gave what. Well, sir, I starched and ironed the and cut the square. Several of the four corners didn’t … Continue reading

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My Turkey and Dressing Taste Testing Supper

A few weeks back I made 3 pans of dressing from my mother’s recipe which I posted: https://jimgatling.wordpress.com/2013/10/13/southern-cornbread-dressing-mamas-way/  It was my first time to try to make it.  I put 6 turkey breasts in it. Last weekend I told Liz that I … Continue reading

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Popsicle Stick Christmas Ornaments – Quick, Easy, Fun

I saw on Pinterest a large garden angel made out of an old window shutter.  I made some in miniature form using doll house shutters. See my post: https://jimgatling.wordpress.com/2013/06/14/big-garden-angel-idea-turns-into-christmas-tree-ornaments/ Then I made some angels out of miniature screen doors. See post: https://jimgatling.wordpress.com/2013/10/13/miniature-screen-door-angels-idea-from-pinterest/ Continue reading

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Little Solar Powered Figures Bring Smiles to SH Kids

I think the first solar-powered figures I ever saw was up at Jim Ettman’s. Granny Ruth Ellen had gotten some and they were in the window of the bathroom. I thought they were cute. Liz got me three for my birthday … Continue reading

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Shopping the Stores in Downtown Morrilton, Arkansas

Two days this week I had time at noon to go to four of the flea market/antique shops in good old Downtown Morrilton, Arkansas. Since I don’t need anything, I wasn’t looking for anything in particular yesterday. Just browsing, killing … Continue reading

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