Category Archives: Life

Favorite Things Friday: Salt & Peppa!

I tend to be a bit of a curator… it’s about both the hunt and the trophy. I don’t collect things primarily for quantity, but for uniqueness or charm. This week’s object of my affection is salt and pepper shakers. … Continue reading

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Vintage Advice: Suggestions for Better Living

Today’s Vintage Advice comes from a pamphlet. Suggestions for Better Living a publication of WTVB-FM, Coldwater Michigan, ~1952 When I spied this pamphlet on an antique store shelf, I felt a little tingle run down my thrifty spine. It has charming fonts and clip art that … Continue reading

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Vintage Advice: Buffet Thoughts

Thoughts for Buffets (Houghton Mifflin, 1958) I didn’t buy this book. I didn’t even open it. I loved the cover and the mental images it evoked and thought there was no way that the book’s contents could provide more entertainment … Continue reading

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Favorite Things Friday: Ollie

This image serendipitously came across my Facebook feed this week. I have been sorting my book collection. One of the books I am adding is a biography of Edward Gorey, a longtime literary favorite of mine. And I’ve been thinking a lot … Continue reading

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