Vintage fashion and styles have always held a fascination for me. Looking through old catalogs and magazines and seeing the beautiful clothing that women wore years ago is one of my favorite rainy day pastimes and I love sewing and recreating those fashions for myself. Many of my ... Read More about Unraveling the Mysteries of Vintage Dresses
Many items once used in the home have been replaced with the invention of better, more useful devices. Grinding food with a manual food grinder has given way to the electric food processor. Cassette tapes and tape players take up an awful lot of space, especially when you can ... Read More about This ain’t your grandma’s washboard… Well okay, maybe it is.
Easter is on April 21st this year. It has always been one of my favorite holidays for many reasons, and I love the traditions that go along with it. My family will enjoy a meal of baked ham, Austrian potato salad, green beans, rolls and coconut cake. They always ask, “Why do we ... Read More about Inspiring & Stylish Easter Table Decor
Sometimes, you just need a little something sweet. These little shortbread cookies fit the bill perfectly. They are simple to make and are so tasty too! If you don't have Lavender on hand, Thyme, Rosemary, Basil or even Oregano would be a fine substitute. The sweet mixed with the savory herb is a ... Read More about Lavender Shortbread Cookies
Items foraged from the yard make beautiful floral arrangements! My grandmother was a wiz at making beautiful flower arrangements. She would forage for items in her yard (sometimes the neighbor's yard) and effortlessly make a vase of branches and weeds look like something that came from a ... Read More about Decorating on a Budget