Month: February 2017

The Palm Loom – Prize-Winning Rugs

I love an old ad. And this 1967 issue had a great one! Palm Loom, “Make Prize-Winning Rugs.” It was right there in the February issue, tucked between 40 yards of lace for $1, and a “Female-Dri” belt. So, I tracked down the Palm Loom on…

It’s Cursed! Cursed I tell you!!

Do you ever start a project, or a meal, and from start to finish it is just cursed? Just every little thing that can go wrong does, and what should be quick and/or easy take forever or is very hands on. That happened to me Sunday…

I’ve Been Hooking- Rug Hooking

I promised to try rug hooking this month and I did! The February 1967 issue featured an article on rug hooking purses, and the sample was cute! I’ve wanted to try rug hooking for several months and already had a frame, and then recently got some…

Kid Approved Gingerbread Pancakes

One feature in many Workbasket issues with “With The Cooks,” which has a variety of recipes on a similar theme. This February 1967 issue the theme was pancakes! I know to some people pancakes are a weekend food, but not to us. We’re as likely to…

Welcome to our Humble Abode!

This blog isn’t new, but the web address and hosting is! Welcome to all my new readers and hopefully to all my old readers too! I’d love to hear from you in the comments below so I know you made it to our new home!

Childhood Homes

Since posting the February issue I’ve been gone, and I apologize. I went home again. Well, not home, where I live now is home, but I went to my childhood home. It’s always interesting to return there. I lived there for 15 years, it’s the only…

February 1967

I’ve only been doing this blog a few months, but this is the first time that two months were randomly picked (and voted on)┬áthat were sequential! I do hope it’s a rare occurrence but I also think it’s kinda neat. Since I already talked last month…