Monthly Archives: February 2017

Mama’s Recipes You Asked for: Fire Crackers, Oatmeal Cookies, Bran Muffins, and Divinity

  Several people have asked for Mama’s recipes: Fire Crackers, oatmeal Cookies, Bran Muffins, and Divinity ……………………………………………………………………………………… Fire Crackers by Dot Gatling 1 1/3 cup of Canola Oil 2 Tablespoons of Crushed red peppers 1 box of Saltine Crackers (4 sleeves) … Continue reading

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Two Petit Point Purses

I forgot to post the last two petit point purses I have for my collection. My dealer friend went to West Memphis 2 weekends ago and picked the one with the Mother-of-Pearl  and the basket of flowers for $20.00. The … Continue reading

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Two Good Estate Sales in Little Rock

Last Thursday my antique dealer friend called to see if I wanted to go early to stand in line for the opening of a sale done by the Pennsylvania Trading Company. There was something he wanted that was really priced … Continue reading

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G-Maw Mary’s Sit and Sew

Last Wednesday we met at G-Maw Mary’s for our weekly sit and sew. I just took my needlepoint. Mary, Margaret and Deanna worked on their Bull’s Eye quilt blocks for the Central Arkansas Quilters Guild challenge. Fannie was working on … Continue reading

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My Gees Bend Primitive Quilt

Hey, let me know what you think!  At the last meeting of the Arkansas Quilters Guild in Little Rock the program was a video of the quilts and their makers from Gees Bend, Alabama. It is a group of rural, … Continue reading

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W.N.S. Feb. 15 – Breakfast for Supper

I love breakfast for supper. For last week’s W.N.S. I went to the store on Monday and got everything I need to cook on Wednesday. On Tuesday I always set my tables and get everything in the pots or pans … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung, Probably Too Early

On the way to the store this Sunday morning I saw color. My yellow daffodils, pink japonica, white Bells of Ireland, yellow forsythia, and red camellias are blooming. I sure think it is way too early for spring. We never … Continue reading

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