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Monthly Archives: February 2013


Stitch-A-Long – Vintage Chore Girls Week #1

When we bought the Art Deco Sewing Machine Cabinet with Stool that Dave then refinished for me, there were some treasures in the drawers and underneath the cushion of the stool. One of those treasures was several pages of vintage Workbasket embroidery patterns. After doing some research, I’ve satisfied myself that these patterns are in the public domain and I…

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Budget Savers

Sunshine in a Bowl and a Little Container Gardening

Shortly after arriving at our winter home in Florida, we discovered that Pensacola has a year round farmers’ market that runs every Saturday in the Martin Luther King Plaza downtown on Palafox Street.    It has become part of our weekend routine to stop by the Palafox Market to pick up locally grown produce and baked goods to add to our…

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