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 …

French Vintage Friday: Vintage Sheet Music

Sometimes you just need a little help from a friend. I was struggling with my post this morning and while chatting with Emily over some things I was working on, I happened to send her a pic. She instantly spied my vintage sheet music garland on my mantel and suggested I share that instead. It …

French Vintage Friday: The View From My Window

It’s Friday again. How did that happen? I think there was only about 48 hours since the last Friday and I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s because I’m not nearly as prepared for Christmas as I should be this time of year. Haven’t you noticed how much faster something arrives when you aren’t ready …