Blog - September 2010

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Little Miss Muffet . . . .

Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet . . . . . we are now making these simply adorable footstools, ottomans or hassocks . . . . . whatever you choose to call them. Our workroom staff is always busy coming up with new ideas to make your home happy. And you can't deny that these are H A P P Y! We will do them in the shape and size of your choice, you choose the fabric and finish on the legs . . . . . and we'll do the rest. Prices are starting at 239.00. The best part... Read More
Posted by Meagan Walley at Friday, September 24, 2010

We had many requests for my cornbread recipe last week, so I have tried to put this into measurement form: MaMa Chamlee's Cornbread 1/4 cup oil 1/4 cup butter Heat together in an iron skillet while making batter 1 cup white cornmeal 1/2 cup + 3 tablespoons self rising flour 1/2 t. salt 1 t. baking powder 1 t. soda 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 1/2 cup water 1 egg Mix together dry ingredients. Add egg, milk and water and stir until smooth. Pour hot oil and butter from skillet and mix... Read More
Posted by Meagan Walley at Tuesday, September 21, 2010

This past summer I taught my daughter and her newly married friend how to cook. We called it "Cooking School with Ashley and Ashley". I would theme our menus like Mexican, Italian, or Home Cooking. On the night I taught Home Cooking we prepared : Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Breaded Okra, Black-eyed Peas, Cornbread and Banana Pudding. Yum Yum . . . . . . it was so good. I would always write down my recipes on cards so they would be able to make the dishes on their own. I started to... Read More
Posted by Meagan Walley at Monday, September 13, 2010

I remember the way Christmas smelled as a child. . . . . . cinnamon and fresh cut fir brings me back to my childhood every time. . . . . . I love to burn candles with these scents around the holidays. I remember the way my Grandmothers house smelled . . . . cedar paneling . . . mixed with made from scratch chocolate cake . . . . . and the scent of Dove soap in her bathroom. I always remember my MaMa when I open a new box of Dove soap. I remember my favorite Sunday School teacher in 3rd... Read More
Posted by Meagan Walley at Wednesday, September 1, 2010