Cookie Jars Sighted!

Do you collect vintage cookie jars?  A lot of folks do, and some of them are worth WHOPPING amounts of money.  I once knew a lady who loved going to auctions and getting them for $1 or $2, and she...
Franciscan Starburst dinnerware set eBay

If You Have An Extra $20,000…

If you have an extra $20,000 you don’t need for luxuries like food and shelter, then you can become the proud owner of a huge Franciscan Starburst collection!   I check eBay once in a while looking for deals on...
vintage kitchen display

Find Your Vintage at the State Fair

It’s week #55 of the History & Home Link Party, the place to share your stories about your home, including DIY projects and recipes and decor, and anything from yesteryear, be it antiques, vintage collectibles, and historic places.   The...

New Towels from Vintage Fabric

Welcome to the 48th History & Home Link Party!  I hope the change in title format didn’t throw ya’ 🙂 I’ve decided to go back to the way I used to do these link-ups, where I share something of my...

When Junkin Brings Back Memories

Have you ever been at an antique store, thrift store, estate sale, or auction, and come across something that sent you down memory lane?   I can’t tell you how many times this has happened to me.  While browsing through...
vintage apples milk glass bowl

Vintage Bowls: Real and… Fake?

As you regular readers know, I love collecting vintage glass bowls.  I love stoneware or pottery bowls, too, but you have to set limits somewhere.  Recently while roaming around a large antique mall, I came across a booth that had...
Good Housekeeping Cook Book 1958 vintage

Vintage Cookbook is a Graphics Treasury

You’ve had a sneak peek at the 1958 Good Housekeeping Cookbook that was my friend’s junkin find many years ago, and today I’m showing you the wonderful graphics inside.  I’ve always loved the style of artwork that was popular in...