Friday, December 01 2017 / Published in Christmas
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!
Wednesday, November 29 2017 / Published in Winter
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
Sunday, November 19 2017 / Published in Vintage Accessories
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
Saturday, November 18 2017 / Published in Christmas
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
Friday, November 17 2017 / Published in Christmas
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
Thursday, November 02 2017 / Published in Halloween
A friend of A Vintage Address was going to a Throwback to the 70’s party and we got these pictures! We thought she was adorable in the wig and blouse and jewelry, with the handbag! She won the costume contest!