Friday, February 02 2018 / Published in Seasonal, Uncategorized
It was always one of my favorite activities in elementary school. Red, pink and white construction paper and paint, paper doilies, white paper bags, and tissue boxes, paste and rounded tip, little, scissors. There was also, a standard assortment of crayons, markers, colored pencils, a few staplers. Every year was a bit different, depending on
Friday, January 26 2018 / Published in Winter
January; the first month of a brand-new year. It is a transitional month in many ways, with all the happy, hectic, chaos, replaced with a tranquil serenity. Once you have finally tucked away the last holiday ornament, the house is quiet, and seems a little empty. Spring still feels, so far away, and winter, has
Friday, January 19 2018 / Published in Antiques, Classics, Vintage
I’m sure we all have heard those old sayings; “It’s the thought that counts”, or, “It’s the little things in life, that are the most important”. I guess we all say things like that, however, do we truly believe it? And, even more so, do we practice what we preach? When my girls were little,
Sunday, January 14 2018 / Published in Antiques, Classics, Vintage
Do you wander around your house, from day to day, going about your business, without really seeing it? When is the last time you really admired something in your own home? The same thing applies to your closet. How many times do you grab the same thing to where, over and over again? While other
Wednesday, January 10 2018 / Published in Jewelry, Vintage
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
Friday, December 08 2017 / Published in Antiques, Classics, Vintage
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 of