This little toddler’s outfit was worn by Garnet Talbott, son of Bossy and Esther Lee Talbott. The outfit is not in the best of conditions, but my great-grandmother’s sewing skills are still clearly evident. Below you can see the detail of the stitching and the button holes.
Garnet R Talbott was the fourth [...]
When my grandmother Cecile White Howard (1917-1983) retired she took a candy making class. Being a child with a sweet tooth, I was a willing taster and student. This is the recipe that she received in her class. After she passed away I continued to make mints with using her recipe and molds. I just [...]
This is a dress (actually a skirt and top) that belonged to my great-grandmother Esther Lee (Richardson) Talbott. It is pictured in the condition I received it. In truth, I’m not quite sure how to preserve it without doing harm to it. Mostly it appears to need a good washing and ironing. I estimate [...]
This cute little cat is a door stop that belonged to my great grandmother Winnie Haley Carr. Today it holds a hall door open in my home and makes me smile when I pass. I don’t know a lot about antique door stops, but this one is very heavy! [...]