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Vintage White Sewing Machine In a Martha Washington Cabinet – Updated after Reader Input

Martha Washington Cabinet Sewing Machine lettering

I recently received an inquiry from a research editor about a post I wrote last year and referenced below. John had refurbished a Martha Washington sewing machine cabinet and I provided a little information about that Vintage White sewing machine and cabinet in the post. The reader, from Jen Reviews, also sent me a link … Read more

Ohio Lockdown for Seniors- Covid-19

Hello everyone. I hope this finds you well and without illness in your homes. We apparently lucked out thorugh a minor case of Covid-19 at one of my children’s house but they are unable to get any testing. I pray it is over for them and hopefully they did have it..now at least some form … Read more

Isolation during Covid – 19

Hi everyone….I hope this finds you and your family well and if you are ill, I pray that your recovery is quick and without incident. Sadly, the virus situation has attacked our family and hopefully it will be a mild and inconsequential. The family disruption is quite significant but again, if all goes well , … Read more

Spring Equinox -Time of Renewal and Covid- 19

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What is an Equinox? Tonite at 11:49 ESt is the Spring Equinox. It will be the earliest occurrence in over a century. Commonly the equinox occurs on the 20th or 21st. What is an equinox? We have two a winter and spring, and they mark the exact date when the daytime equals the time we … Read more

How to Add Structure to a Spring Floral Bouquet

I am sitting here observing the cresting of my spring plants through the dark soil. I am so happy to see those little green shoots. The chipmunks did not get all my tulips- I have a few planted in a yellow pot and they are starting to come up. Today, I moved the pot to … Read more

St Patrick’s Day and The Wearing of the Green

Many traditions exist in Ireland and outside of Ireland revolving around the “idea of being Irish.” AS the saying goes, on March 17, “Everbody is a little Irish.” Now I know that To be Irish on this day is mainly an excuse to join in the local celebrations, and there is no harm in that. … Read more

How Gold Leaf Paint gave Me an Insight into using Tough Coat Finish

While going over my email inbox this morning, I found an article that hit close to home. A new blog I found titled Tracey’s Fancy pictured an antique wood cabinet she made over. I recently found this website when I was thumbing through Instagram. The design on the front was very sharp- an art deco … Read more