French Vintage Friday: Ironstone Tureen

Okay I know I’ve shared some of my ironstone with you before but to say all ironstone is created equal, and that sharing a piece or two is as good as sharing it all, would be like saying all my children are exactly alike! I love them all but they are all very different and …

A Cutting Edge DIY 🤣 (custom knife block)

Have you ever looked at your typical, plain old, boring knife block and thought – why can’t they make these a whole lot cuter? I mean they’re really functional and if you do much cooking at all you’re really gonna want to have one sitting on your countertop. But you aren’t gonna like the look …

French Vintage Friday: Rotary Egg Beater

Do you like items that are both collectible and useful? I do. I love to have manual kitchen accessories around for those times when you want to make something and the power is out. Where I have lived that’s not unheard of in the winter. There’s something to be said for the way things used …

French Vintage Friday: What Is Red & Glittery?

Some of my favorite quotes come from the unlikeliest of sources. For instance: “If I ever go looking for my hearts desire again, I won’t look any further than my own back yard. Because if it isn’t there, I never really lost it to begin with.” Any idea where that’s from? I’ll give you a …

French Vintage Friday: Napkin Rings

I love napkin rings. I blame it on my mom. She had drawers of napkin rings and all sorts of different colors of napkins to set any type and color of tablescape your little heart desired. I did too. It was sort of a specialty of mine. While others were in the kitchen preparing delicious …