TAKE A LITTLE TIME TO MAKE IT PERSONAL The older I get the more fascinated I am with the efforts and accomplishments of my ancestors. Faced with difficulty and few of the finer things of life, the women managed
Dear Grandchildren: Thinking twice is always a good thing when you are around big, red, alligators. This one has been very nice to me. She even let me dress her in a sweater and fix her funny, greenish hair into
Hey, Grandchildren: Here is another “this-from-that” puppet for our summer gathering. This-from-that means that a person makes something useful out of something else. This animal is now a puppet and with your help he will be able to walk and talk
Hey, Grandchildren: I have had my “thinking cap” on for quite some time now. If I start early, I can usually come up with something fun for you to do at our Summer Gathering. I don’t think I will tell
This From That : Thrifted Playroom Dolls as Good as New ( This is a Madame Alexander doll from Savers at $4.99 minus 30 % ) Her designer’s name is embossed into the back of her neck. I had to
( This, by the way, is post number 500 !) FIRST: THRIFT A PURSE I think that the funky, bright, over-sized, bling bling purse craze must be coming to a close. The thrift store racks are full of them.
“Second thoughts they say are best.” -Shakespeare- I used my old smock apron as a pattern. It has been a most comfortable apron but is quite old. I was certain it had only taken a yard to make it in the first
This From That In the event that my memory ever fails me, I want to remember that I actually did things like this and how I did them. There will be many posts to this category in the future and they will