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Monthly Archives: February 2014


Vintage Embroidery Monday – Begonias in a Pot

Last week marked the last of the embroidery patterns that I found in the seat that went with my Art Deco Sewing Machine cabinet.  Fortunately I came across another set of vintage Workbasket pattern sheets for sale on etsy.  The pattern sheets I found in the sewing cabinet seat were numbered from 82 to 85 while these are numbered 78…

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Almond Cookies for Chinese New Year

The first year that we lived in Maui, our next door neighbor brought us over a plate of the most delicious cookies as a gift for Chinese New Year. We loved them so much that I asked for the recipe which she very kindly shared. There’s still time to make these to celebrate Chinese New Year. The first day of…

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