I have fond memories of digging around in my Grandmother’s jewelry box and admiring her jewelry. I would pin her jeweled brooches, all over my dress and awkwardly attempt, to clip her sparkly earrings, onto my tiny earlobes. I would drape myself, in her many strands of beads and necklaces. There were chunky strands
A quick note on our definitions. If you have a Christmas Tree, you probably adorn it with ornaments. Many of these ornaments, have special memories attached. Some of us have “Vintage Ornaments”. Some of us, have ornaments, that have been passed down through our families, and are considered antique. Maybe your family is fond
I guess I am just a softy this time of year. I yearn for, and seek to recreate, that sweet nostalgia, of Christmas’s past. Familiar traditions keep me connected, to those special times. And I find myself wanting to share my traditions, with new generations. The custom of sending Christmas cards is one such tradition!
Ah, Cooler weather has begun, to set in. The temperature change awakens the dormant excitement for the holidays, that has been slumbering, since last New Year’s Day. Yes, even as adults, the cooler weather elicits a unique change in our mood. How can it not? This time of year, we seem to reconnect with our
Tiffany, Gucci, Pandora, Disney, Costco, sea shells, pets, cartoon characters, birthdays, Christmas, schools, teams, marriages, engagements, anniversaries, religion. What could any of these things, possibly have in common? Charm Bracelets A charm bracelet carries personal “charms”, decorative pendants or trinkets which signify important things in the wearer’s life. The wearing of charms probably began, as
Who or what is Holt-Howard? Though this name may not be familiar to you; it is difficult to imagine, you haven’t seen their amazing work. If you enjoy vintage Christmas items, there is a 99.9% chance, you have come across, some of their whimsical treasures. Holt-Howard was an importer that started working in New York
Tis the season! There are many technicolor, wonderous pictures, that appear in my mind, when I ponder anything, related to Christmas. I can clearly see children looking in decorated store windows, or seated at the kitchen table, surrounded by catalogs, working diligently on their Christmas list. I imagine exquisitely dressed, fine ladies as they stride