Remember making these when we were little?  They were the best cookies in the world!  No Bake Oatmeal Drop Cookies  Yum! (HEAPING 1/2  cup of peanut butter, 2 1/2 cups oatmeal instead of 3)

No Bake Oatmeal Drop Cookies

I was looking for this cookie. My mom use to make these with out the peanut butter. No Bake Oatmeal Drop Cookies Yum! (HEAPING cup of peanut butter, 2 cups oatmeal instead of

OH MY GOSH!!! The MOO-MOO---  Named so by my Granny and my mom.  They used to wear these all over the house.  This is a 70s vintage pattern called the Caftan.  Now, present day, still called the caftan HAHA.

Simplicity 5315 Vintage 1970s CAFTAN Sewing Pattern – 2 Views

My mom had this skirt and jacket set in a white polyester double knit.  It seems like she may have had it in a purple material as well.  Apparently, she sewed a lot of her wardrobe.  What a fabulously frugal lady--my mom!

My mom had this skirt and jacket set in a white polyester double knit. It seems like she may have had it in a purple material as well. Apparently, she sewed a lot of her wardrobe. What a fabulously frugal lady--my mom!

As we got older and more picky on how things fit, mom had our sewing done by a neighbor friend.  This was one of the favorite outfits.

Vintage PATTERN Simplicity 5491 Gunne Sax Misses 12 Skirt Blouse quilted jacket

The Nursery smocks and the Housecoat...same pattern...go figure.  ;)

Simplicity 6040

simplicity patterns | Collarless Dress or Jumper Pattern Simplicity 7226 Vintage 60s Size 12 ...I remember mom making these little dresses for my sister and me.  Now that I sew, I see why.  It is the easiest and fastest dress to put together.  We did not have a whole lot of money when we were all growing up so this is one pattern that does not require very much material.  She could make us matching dresses from the same cut of fabric.  Love it, Mom!

Collarless Dress or Jumper Pattern Simplicity 7226 Vintage Size 12 Breast 30 - Pattern Gate

Some of the prettiest Budgies...We had birds for most of our teen years.  They were mom's favorite.

Pinned onto Different species of Parrot Board in Birds Category

One of the last pair of culottes I remember mom making.  She aid, "you are getting too picky, and I hate doing pockets! "  Now, that I sew I can see how some things are more challenging than others.  :)  Sorry to put you through that, Mom.

One of the last pair of culottes I remember mom making. She aid, "you are getting too picky, and I hate doing pockets! " Now, that I sew I can see how some things are more challenging than others.

The Gardenias that grow at your front door are just beautiful.  They smell so lovely.  It just would not seem like home without them.

The Gardenias that grow at your front door are just beautiful. They smell so lovely.

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