Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Wizard of OZ Challenge Quilt for AQG

Our retreat at Ferndale, Arkansas, for the Arkansas Quilters Guild is coming up. The theme this year is the Wizard of OZ. I decided to do a quilt based on the four characters walking down the yellow brick road to … Continue reading

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The Wicked Witch of the West Quilt

A friend gave me some Wizard of Oz fabric years ago. It is in 3  different pieces and has picture likeness of the characters and scenes on each piece. One had a large panel of The Wicked Witch of the … Continue reading

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Sit and Sew at Mary’s First Week in August

Mary had sit and sew on Wednesday. I was tired and had to go to lunch with friends, so I didn’t really do anything except a little needlepoint. Margaret was working on owl blocks for a quilt, Dee Ett was working … Continue reading

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Petit Point Purse Canvas Given By My Old Neighbor

Growing up at Forrest City we had wonderful neighbors. For a long time it was us and them. We lived by our grandparents and out neighbors were the Thomas family. Mrs. Thomas lived across the pasture with her son A.F. … Continue reading

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Trying to Eat Healthy Involves Cooking My Way

You can’t loose weight eating out. Impossible. I eat out with friends at least 3 times a week. It doesn’t matter what place we go to there are only  a few things that don’t involve grease, flour, salt or carbs. It’s always … Continue reading

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Lemon Ice Box Ice Cream Pie – OMG!

                                                                                                                                                             I ate with friends last Wednesday and for dessert we had Yarnell’s Lemon Ice Box Ice Cream. OMG!!! It was wonderful. Cool and light and creamy with a tang of lemon and graham cracker crust mixed in. Well, I got … Continue reading

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What Eating Out Really Costs – Everyone Should Read This

I did an experiment based on the meal I ordered out at a restaurant the other night. I ordered a chicken salad sandwich and a Diet Coke. The sandwich came with a pickle spear and a handful of chips. The … Continue reading

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