Friday, January 29, 2010

Heloise Olive Spread

I have kept this old clipping for years.
Heloise Olive Spread
6 ounces cream cheese
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 cup chopped salad olives
2 tablespoons olive juice
dash of pepper
Combine and chill until thick.
Makes a fancy sandwich spread.
There are many variations online.
I used 8 ounces cream cheese.

Saturday, January 23, 2010


The snowdrops I planted are peeping
out from underneath the pine needles.
A welcome sign of Spring!

Monday, January 18, 2010

Cottage Teapot

I found this thatched roof cottage teapot at a thrift store for $2.00

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Tea Towel

Aunt Martha iron on transfer
Fruit Tea Towel 3510
Embroidery is fun and practical too.
My stitches are not perfect.
Twin pear dish is from the thrift store.
Dish towel is from Dollar Tree.