Color Me Beautiful Knitting

I found a treasure at our library’s recent book sale – that old 80’s classic: Color Me Beautiful. Do you remember this book? The first time I heard about it, I was listening to my aunt and my mother discussing which “season” they fit into….

Crown Jewel Dessert

A while back, I wrote about a vintage cookbook I’d found on the library FREE shelf. (You can read all about that HERE). It was titled The General Foods Kitchens Cookbook and was published in 1959. I’ve had some time to go through the book, and one section interests…

The General Foods Kitchens Cookbook

I spotted this on the FREE shelf at the library today: I’m a huge fan of vintage cookbooks, so of course I snapped it up. Published in 1959, it’s full of recipes and tips, divided, not by type of food, but by menu. First, there are the…

The Modern Family Cookbook

Our library is in the midst of its annual used book sale. Today was the start of “bargain days” – the point in the sale where a bag full of books costs a mere $2. The girls and I left with six bags’ worth. Pepper…

Friday Morning Tag Sales

I finally got my act together and went tag sale-ing. This is something I’ve been meaning to do for years. We live in a great area for it. In the warmer months, there are tag sales every weekend. There isn’t a lot of driving…