Weekly Feature #16— Homer Laughlin China

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!An American Icon at the Dinner Table & Dining Out Whether you are familiar with the name Homer Laughlin China Co. or not, there is a good possibility that even if you haven’t used their products, your parents most certainly have.  This company has been setting American dining tables since the 1870s, when…

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Wednesday Feature #15— Daher Tinware

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing! Daher Decorative Ware Collecting and researching tinware is great fun. Tin items, from storage containers, tea tins, canisters, trays, boxes, bowls, platters to coffee pots, saucepans and lampshades, were a staple for many years. Whether these items were strictly utilitarian, decorative or for advertisement, they found their way into every aspect of…

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O Deer—Happy Valentine’s Day

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing! February 14th I am really having a hard time wrapping my head around the fact that we are, tomorrow, half way through the second month of 2017. Very often these days, I have the feeling that I am just barely skimming the surface of Time, dipping in a toe now and then…

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The City That Never Sleeps

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Holiday Dream-Come-True   Ever since I was a little girl, the idea of New York consumed me. “The city that never sleeps“, they called it. How convenient for me! I’ve been a bit of an insomniac my entire life. I always imagined myself living in a little brick apartment and taking taxis to the oh-so-glamorous job…

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Wednesday Feature #14— Vintage Barware

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Cocktails, Dahling… Retro Love— Here’s to the Return of the Home Bar (or BarCart) You (or at least I) see it everywhere these days. The return of an elegant and sophisticated, lovingly styled bar cart, cabinet or home bar. After the decade of Wine, many are returning to the satisfaction of a well-turned…

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Wednesday Feature #13— Mid Century Dishes

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Lucky 13… Mid Century Dishes & Serveware Was it just a couple of weeks ago that I was declaring my love for Mid Century accouterments for the home? As I continue the JOB of sorting through my accumulated Etsy Shop Stock that got packed up in our move last summer, I spy quite a…

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