Do you have a favorite food that has been in the family since you can remember? Just the thought of it stirs up happy memories? Aunt Lydia’s coffee cake was my mother-in-laws signature dessert. Hazel served it at every backyard barbecue, and get-together, which in her family, happened frequently.Continue Reading
Restoring my vintage childhood chrome table and chairs was a labor of love. This sweet mid-century Formica and chrome set has been in our family for many years.Continue Reading
Though I never met my mom’s mother (she passed away in 1950), I cherish these crochet hooks that were once hers. Not sure how this mom of eleven children found time but I know she enjoyed working with her hands. I still have a few tiny pieces she created using these hooks.
I am usually not a collector but I do hold dear my very sweet, vintage postcards and ephemera. Sharing a collection of vintage postcards from the early 1900’s with lovely flower, bird and holiday designs and sweet messages in a beautiful script.Continue Reading
Softly muted pink and lavender flowers and a poem of love to Mother. This was a gift from my mom to her mother. Vintage and Framed, My Dear Mother Print and Poem have the name, M. Black and is embellished with muted shades of daisy-like flowers, circa 1945.
I am sharing my collection of vintage books filled with sweet poems by the prolific poet and journalist, Edgar A. Guest. Edgar was well liked for his poems and quotes about home, family, patriotism and country.Continue Reading