Patriotic Summer Decor

Patriotic Summer Decor

Patriotic Summer Decor Red, white, and blue can carry you Memorial Day through Labor Day. One of the reasons I love decorating for the summer is I know that once I have my home all decorated I can leave it up for a long time. If you break out all of your red, white, and [...]

A History of Country Easter Egg Decorating: a Pennsylvania Dutch Tradition

// introduction:Today most families decorate their Easter eggs with store bought kits. I know we certainly do! The more advantageous egg decorators may even use natural dyes they discovered on Pinterest. I would like to share with you the history of how my grandparents and great-grandparents decorated Easter eggs with their kids, my dad included, [...]

Insu-Laters, Baby

Hi there! Did you miss me? Sorry I'm posting later today, but I've had you on my mind. I couldn't wait to show y'all what you can do with these great glass insulators. These are as utilitarian as they come. Glass insulators were used for years on telephone poles to keep the wire connections dry [...]

Finds of the day!

Lucky you! Two posts in one day. :)Here are a few of my favorite finds from today:First up are some vintage Pyrex "cinderella" bowls in the "Early American" pattern. Haven't caught the Pyrex itch yet? These are one of the hottest items right now in the vintage and antique market. America is going crazy for [...]