Category Archives: Funstuff

Favorite Things Friday: Halloween!

So it’s the day after Halloween. But I have been thinking about this post for weeks. That counts, right? Also, there may be a follow-up post when my missing pics surface in the (hopefully) near future. You have been warned… Halloween is … Continue reading

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Favorite Things Friday: Buttons!

I don’t know where the picture is, at the moment, but there is at least one photo documenting one of my favorite childhood pleasures: playing with buttons from our button jar. We sorted, counted, traded, grouped, admired, and made art … Continue reading

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Favorite Things Friday: old banks

There are some treasures that I like to collect–tiny chairs, vintage fabrics, old clocks–and some that I mostly like to visit…old lamps, vintage hats, bowls. Ok, I do like to take bowls home but they take a fair amount of … Continue reading

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Vintage Advice: Bird Homes

Birds at Home written by Marguerite Henry illustrated by Jacob Bates Abbott 1942 Strictly speaking, this isn’t a how-to or self-help book. But it does offer plenty of suggestions (some helpful, some not so much, read further…) about birds in … Continue reading

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