18 March

FAVORITE MUGS

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FAVORITE MUGS

If you saw any of my collections posts, you know I like to hoard certain things. Coffee mugs is one of them. Our collection is not just my fault, though, because my husband also loves to collect them. When we visit a new place or when Starbucks gets a new design in stock, we just […]

23 February

OSCAR FUN

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OSCAR FUN

If you ask my husband who won Best Picture at the Oscars in 1947, he could tell you right off the top of his head. “A Gentleman’s Agreement.” Best Actress in 1961? “Elizabeth Taylor.” He stores this information in the same part of the brain that other people keep sports stats. He could tell you […]

13 February

APRON COLLECTION

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APRON COLLECTION

“I love my apron, but I ain’t your mama.” – Miranda Lambert, “Little Red Wagon” I have 19 aprons. That’s probably about 18 more than anyone really needs. Twelve of them were my great-grandmother’s (sensing a theme here?), one was my grandmother’s that I made for her when I was younger (she gave it to […]

5 February

MATCH COLLECTION

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MATCH COLLECTION

I can’t really take credit for this collection, because it actually belonged to my great-grandmother. She did all the ground work for this one. Thanks, Granny. Right now, these matchbooks live in a giant plastic bag, the same plastic bag they were in when I received them from her empty home after she passed away. […]

8 December

DIY HOLIDAY BANNER

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DIY HOLIDAY BANNER

My house needs some sprucing up for the holidays. I was trying to decide what kind of garland to make, and just couldn’t find anything that was inspiring me enough. So, of course, I go to my favorite blog ever and immediately find something cute. No, it’s not your traditional Christmas garland, but that’s exactly […]