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Myerstown Button Show April 2014

Pretty day last Friday and O’Half and WOODY and I headed out to the middle of Pennsylvania!  Day trip for Woody!  He usually goes to the spa while we’re out on a sizable trip, but he was good as gold … Continue reading

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Knit a Scarf with Bernat Matrix

Hello—need a great weekend project?   I’m having a good time knitting a casual scarf with this interesting “ladder” or “railroad tie” yarn.  Mine’s by Bernat and is called Matrix . . .

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The Fitness Class

♫ ♫”Fly Me to the Moon” ( 6, 7)  “and let me play among the stars” (6,7,8).  “Let me see what spring is like on (1, 2) a-Jupiter and Mars.”(6, 7, 8)  *

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Boutons by Loïc Allio

This wonderful book is what I received for Christmas from O’Half.  I love it.  It’s kind of hard to find, but I’m here to tell you there IS a Santa Claus and he left the book under our tree. I … Continue reading

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National Button Day 2013 !!

I THINK  today is National Button Day—November 16th– So I guess you have the day off, right?  And are sorting and mounting your buttons?  So I won’t keep you very long—just will share, oh, let’s say sixteen buttons . . .Yea! … Continue reading

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Falling Leaves, Buying Buttons

Couldn’t resist another early Sunday morning drive to my flea market!  The trees are past their prime, but there are still lovely pockets of color here and there, and it’s a pleasure to drive past lovely old stone houses like … Continue reading

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Holiday Catalogs

We just about need a wagon to bring the mail from the mailbox these days. We average about five catalogs a day–how do they find us? My favorite so far is the cover of this one.  I guess this will … Continue reading

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The Myerstown PA Button Show Oct 2013

Last week we drove to the middle part of Pennsylvania–Pennsylvania Dutch country–to visit the Myerstown Button Show held at the Lantern Lodge.

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Buttons from St. Louis

Yes!  Well, you might not have to click to enlarge! On our recent visit to St. Louis (mainly to revisit old restaurants), we spent some time foraging in antique markets, shops, etc, and I’d like to share some of the … Continue reading

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We’re in St. Louis! part four—more restaurants/shopping

Yea!!! one of our favorite memories!!!!  This restaurant is located in the University City area of St. Louis and has such a great lunch buffet! We must have gone there a thousand times when we lived in STL.  There are … Continue reading

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